Shaun S. Tan
  • O’Brien Institute Department of SVI, St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Research fields
  • Stem cell
Personal information


M.D of Surgery, Bernard O’Brien Institute, University of Melbourne

Current position

Honorary plastic fellow and operating surgical assistant in St. Vincent’s Health, University of Melbourne


  1. Tan, S. S. and Loh, W. (2016). The utility of adipose-derived stem cells and stromal vascular fraction for oncologic soft tissue reconstruction: Is it safe? A matter for debate. Surgeon.
  2. Tan, S. S., Zhan, W., Poon, C. J., Han, X. and Morrison, W. A. (2016). Investigating the effects of non-vascularized free fat transplantation and cell assisted lipotransfer in vivo: A useful animal model. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 69(12): 1713-1714.
  3. Tan, S. S., Ng, Z. Y., Zhan, W. and Rozen, W. (2016). Role of Adipose-derived Stem Cells in Fat Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery. J Cutan Aesthet Surg 9(3): 152-156.
  4. Tan, S. S., Yeo, M. S., Lee, G., Ho, M., Ang, M. L., Lee, W. and Cheong, E. C. (2016). Penetrating foreign body in the masticator space with injury to the internal maxillary artery: a surgical challenge. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 98(8): e194-e196.
  5. Tan, S. S., Han, X., Sivakumaran, P., Lim, S. Y. and Morrison, W. A. (2016). Melatonin Protects Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells from Oxidative Stress and Cell Death. Arch Plast Surg 43(3): 237-241.
  6. Tan, S. S. and Morrison, W. A. (2016). In pursuit of academic plastic surgery training: The O'Brien experience. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 69(7): e157-158.
  7. Mathur, B. S., Tan, S. S., Bhat, F. A. and Rozen, W. M. (2016). The transverse lumbar perforator flap: An anatomic and clinical study. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 69(6): 770-776.
  8. Zhan, W., Tan, S. S. and Lu, F. (2016). Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Delivery for Adipose Tissue Engineering: Current Status and Potential Applications in a Tissue Engineering Chamber Model. Stem Cell Rev 12(4): 484-491.
  9. Chang, S. K., Tan, S. S. and Kok, Y. O. (2012). Early experience in single-site laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Singapore Med J 53(6): 377-380.
  10. Armstrong, K., Ahmad, I., Kalna, G., Tan, S. S., Edwards, J., Robson, C. N. and Leung, H. Y. (2011). Upregulated FGFR1 expression is associated with the transition of hormone-naive to castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Br J Cancer 105(9): 1362-1369.
  11. Tan, S. S., Ahmad, I., Bennett, H. L., Singh, L., Nixon, C., Seywright, M., Barnetson, R. J., Edwards, J. and Leung, H. Y. (2011). GRP78 up-regulation is associated with androgen receptor status, Hsp70-Hsp90 client proteins and castrate-resistant prostate cancer. J Pathol 223(1): 81-87.
  12. Tan, S. S. and Mteta, K. A. (2011). Late presentation of Wilms' tumour to a tertiary hospital. Afr J Paediatr Surg 8(2): 263-264.
  13. Tan, S. S. (2011). The surgical route remains overcompetitive for junior doctors in the United kingdom. J Surg Educ 68(2): 97.
  14. Tan, S. S., Liang, Z. C., Loh, D. and Prabhakaran, K. (2011). Type 1 Bland Sutton colonic atresia complicated by fetalis hydrops in a premature neonate. Scott Med J 56(2): 120.
  15. Tan, S. S. and Sarker, S. K. (2011). Simulation in surgery: a review. Scott Med J 56(2): 104-109.
  16. Tan, S. S. (2011). Reflections on a surgical elective in Tanzania. Clin Teach 8(4): 276-277.
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