Dr. Tan Yew Oo is a medical oncology specialist and is part of the Icon SOC Farrer Park Medical Clinic group of medical oncologists. After completing his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore in 1971, he went to the United States for his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology, and later continued his fellowship in Medical Oncology in Canada. He was certified as Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology and holds specialist certification from the Royal of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Hematology. Being the first medical oncologist in Singapore, Dr. Tan had helped set up the specialty at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and NUH. He also held many positions in the NUS, Ministry of Health and professional bodies during his tenure with the university.