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Lincoln Tan Guan Lim, MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Urol)(RCPSG)

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CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Consultant

Director of Urologic Oncology

Director of Post-Graduate Medical Education

Director of Informatics

Department of Urology, National University Hospital

Consultant

Division of Surgical Oncology (Urology), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore

Core Faculty – Urology Residency Program

Department of Urology, National University Hospital

Chairman, Prostate Cancer Survivorship Advisory Committee, Singapore Cancer Society

Executive Committee Member, Singapore Urological Association (SUA)

Member, Joint Committee on Specialist Training Urology Exams Committee

Faculty, Asian Urological Surgery Training & Education Group (AUSTEG)

OTHER POSITIONS HELD

Vice Chairman, Urology Residents Course 2015 Organising Committee

Chairman, Events and Ceremonies, Urofair 2015 Organising Committee

Chairman, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Committee, Singapore Cancer Society 2014

Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines Work Group on Prostate Cancer Screening 2008

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

FAMS(Urol) Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2011)

FRCS(Urol)(RCPSG) Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (2011)

MMed (Surgery) Master of Medicine (Surgery) National University of Singapore (2007)

MRCS(Edin) Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2006)

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, National University of Singapore (2001)

FELLOWSHIP TRAINING

Urologic Oncology & Laparoscopic and da Vinci Telerobotic Urologic Surgery

Aug 2012 – July 2013

Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Supervisor: Professor AJ Costello

ADVANCED SPECIALIST TRAINING

Department of Urology, National University Hospital Nov 2010 – July 2011

Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital May 2010 – Oct 2010

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital Nov 2009 – Apr 2010

Department of Colorectal Surgery, National University Hospital May 2009 – Oct 2009

Department of Urology, National University Hospital Nov 2006 – Apr 2009

AWARDS

Academic Medicine Development Award Ministry of Health/National University Health System (2012)

College of Surgeons Gold Medal (awarded to best performing Advanced Surgical Trainee in Urology) Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2011)

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (2009)

Excellent Service Award (Silver) National University Hospital/SPRING Singapore (2009)

The Courage Star, Office of the President of Singapore (for valor and selfless dedication in battling SARS) (2003)

INVITED LECTURES

40th Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Urological Association, Yjogyakarta, Nov 2017: Plenary lecture- “LATITUDE and STAMPEDE - Evolution in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer”

NUH Mens’ Health Awareness Month Public Forum, Singapore, Nov 2017:

“Prostate cancer – Myths and Facts”

Continuing Urology Education 2017: All About Office Urology Symposium, Jakarta, Aug 2017:

“Starting Flexible Cystoscopy in the Office”

“The Emerging Role of Social Media in Urology”

“How to Improve Quality of Life for Long Term Nephrostomy Patient”

“Perioperative Antibiotic in Office Urology”

Advanced Nursing Diploma in Nephro-Urology, Singapore, Jul 2017: “Prostate, Testicular and Penile Cancer”

Janssen Symposium, Sun Yat Sen University Cancer Centre, Guangzhou, May 2017:

“Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Program”, Aug 2017:

Urofair 2017 Nursing Symposium, Singapore, Apr 2017:

“Catching tigers among docile pussycats—advances in prostate cancer diagnosis”

NUH Mens’ Health Awareness Month Public Forum, Singapore, Nov 2016: “Bothersome Urinary Problems and Prostate Cancer”

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month GP Symposium, Singapore, Oct 2016: “Clearing up the PSA Screening Controversy”

Zytiga Symposium, Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi, July 2016: “Abiraterone – Clinical Applications in Prostate Cancer Treatment”

Advanced Nursing Diploma in Nephro-Urology, Singapore, Jan 2016: “Prostate, Testicular and Penile Cancer”

Singapore Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Public Forum, Singapore, Nov 2015: “Everything you need to know about the Prostate and Prostate Cancer”

UKMMC ASEAN Laparascopic Reconstructive Urology Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2015: “Practical Use of Abiraterone in the Pre-chemotherapy Space”

Singapore Association of Clinical Biochemistry 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore, Mar 2015: “Emerging biomarkers in the detection and prognosis of prostate cancer”

Advanced Nursing Diploma in Nephro-Urology, Singapore, Jan 2015: “ Prostate, Testicular and Penile Cancer”

Singapore Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Public Forum, Singapore, Nov 2014: “ What happens if I do have prostate cancer? What are the treatment options?””

Urology GP Symposium, Singapore, Apr 2014: “Metastatic Prostate Cancer- How our GPs can participate in the changing landscape?”

Urofair 2014 Nursing Symposium, Singapore Mar 2013: “Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Nurses”

Singapore Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Public Forum, Singapore Nov 2013: “Everything you need to know about prostate cancer surgery”

Urology Residents Course, Singapore, Sept 2013: “Bladder Cancer: Adjuvant Intravesical Therapy- What’s new in 2013”

Singapore Association of Clinical Biochemistry 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore, Mar 2012: “Prostate Screening – PSA and beyond”

Urology GP Symposium, Singapore, Jun 2011: “Penile Pain – What’s wrong, doc?”

Diploma of Emergency Medicine, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, June 2008: “Acute Scrotum”

RESEARCH

PRIZES

Feb 2008 – Best Oral Presentation at Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair 2008

“ Alfuzosin 10mg Once Daily Increases the Chances of Successful Trial Without Catheter After Acute Urinary Retention Secondary to BPH in Asian Patients”

CLINICAL TRIALS

S-Cap, part of Asian Multi-institution Joint Study (Asia Study Group of Prostate Cancer; A-CaP Study)

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2017- ongoing

Disease Interception of Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2017- ongoing

A phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of radium-223 dichloride in combination with abiraterone acetate and prednisone/prednisolone in the treatment of asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic chemotherapy-naïve subjects with bone predominant metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2014- ongoing

Prospective evaluation of p2PSA isoform in the prediction of prostate cancer in Singaporean men with total PSA 4.0 and 10.0ng/ml.

Role: Principal Investigator at National University Hospital 2011-2014

Primary Prostate Cancer Imaging with mpMRI, PET/MRI and PET/CT with focus on localization and grading

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2014- ongoing

A Prospective, Longitudinal, Multinational, Observational Study to Describe Patterns of Care and Outcomes of Men who are at High Risk for Poor Clinical Outcomes after Experiencing Biochemical Failure. Following Definitive Prostate Cancer Therapy, Men with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer and Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer at Initial Diagnosis

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2014- ongoing

Intravesical Interferen Alpha and BCG Immunotherapy for Patients with Recurrent Bladder Cancer after previous BCG Therapy.

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2006- ongoing

Identification of Urine Metabolic Profiles in Patients with Bladder Cancer

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2007- ongoing

Investigation of Allele Frequency of HLA-A locus of Bladder Cancer Patients in Singapore

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2011-2012

A phase I study of S288310 in patients with resected non-muscle invasive bladder cancer after transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)

Role: Co-Investigator at National University Hospital 2012-2013

PUBLICATIONS – PEER REVIEW

Tiong HY, Goh BYS, Chiong E, Tan LGL, Vathsala A. Robotic kidney autotransplantation in a porcine model: a procedure-specific training platform for the simulation of robotic intracorporeal vascular anastomosis. J Robot Surg. 2018 Mar 31

Wang Z, Tay WK, Tan LGL, Tiong HY. The utilization of Boari flap vesicocalycostomy for salvage repair of kidney transplant ureteric injury after robotic radical prostatectomy.

Am J Transplant. 2017 Nov 8

Law YXT, Sagir IK, Tan GLL. A solitary urothelial tumour arising from one of bilateral ureterocele. Int Braz J Urol. 2017 Sep-Oct;43(5):990-993.

Tan LG, Tan YK, Tai BC, Tan KM, Gauhar V, Tiong HY, Hawkins RC, Thamboo TP, Hong FS, Chiong E. Prospective validation of %p2PSA and the Prostate Health Index, in prostate cancer detection in initial prostate biopsies of Asian men, with total PSA 4-10 ng ml -1. Asian J Androl. 2017 May-Jun;19(3):286-290.

Wu FM, Tay MH, Tai BC, Chen Z, Tan L, Goh BY, Raman L, Tiong HY. Preoperative Renal Volume: A Surrogate Measure for Radical Nephrectomy-Induced Chronic Kidney Disease. J Endourol. 2015 Dec;29(12):1406-11.

Wu FM, Tay MH, Chen Z, Tai BC, Tan LG, Raman L, Tiong HY. “Postoperative risk of chronic kidney disease in radical nephrectomy and donor nephrectomy patients: a comparison and analysis of predictive factors.” Can J Urol. 2014 Aug;21(4):7351-7.

Tan L, Tai BC, Wu F, Raman L, Consigliere D, Tiong HY. “Impact of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative guidelines on the prevalence of chronic kidney disease after living donor nephrectomy” J Urol. 2011 May;185(5):1820-5.

Tan L, Venkatesh SK, Consigliere D, Heng CT. “Treatment of a patient with post-TURP hemorrhage using bilateral SAPE” Nat Rev Urol. 2009 Dec;6(12):680-5.

Ooi DG, Chua MT, Tan LG. “A case of adult acute idiopathic scrotal edema” Nat Rev Urol. 2009 Jun;6(6):331-4.

Tan LG, Nan L, Thumboo J, Sundram F, Tan LK “Health-Related Quality of Life in Thyroid Cancer Survivors” Laryngoscope. 2007 Mar;117(3):507-10.

Tan LG, See JY, Wong KS. “Necrotizing Fasciitis following Laparoscopic Colonic Surgery” Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007 Dec;17(6):551-3.

Tan LGL, Khoo ML. “Accuracy of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology and Frozen Section Histopathology for Lesions of the Major Salivary Glands” Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2006 Apr;35(4):242-8.

Tan LGL, Tan YY, Heng D, Chan MY. “Predictors of Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Women with Early Breast Cancer in Singapore” Singapore Med J. 2005 Dec;46(12):693-7.

PUBLICATIONS – ABSTRACTS

Y.S.B. Goh, G.L.L. Tan, Y.K. Tan, B.C. Tai, K.M.L. Tan, R.C.W. Hawkins, F. Hong, E. Chiong.

“Prospective evaluation of the utility of %P2psa and the Prostate Health Index (PHI), in predicting prostate cancer in initial prostate biopsies of Singaporean men, with total PSA between 4.0 and 10 ng/ml”

British Journal of Urology International. 2015 Mar; 115, Supplement S3; 2

L Tan, B Challacombe, A Patel, R Weston, G Coughlin, D Moon, DG Murphy.

“Initiating a robotic partial nephrectomy programme following a robotic prostatectomy fellowship: are the technical skills transferrable?”

British Journal of Urology International. 2013 Apr; 111, Supplement S1; 187

Lincoln Tan, Edmund Chiong, Wei Jin Chua, David Consigliere, Ho Yee Tiong. “Impact of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Guidelines on the Prevalance of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) After Living Donor Nephrectomy.”

The Journal of Urology. 2010 Apr; 183, Issue 4, Supplement; e808-e809.

Tan L, Ebreo M, Chua W, Siow W, Consigliere D. “Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA) of the Prostate with Prostiva Radio Frequency(RF) Therapy: Our Initial Experience” Urology . 2009 Oct; 74(S4A):S310.

Tan L, Raman L, Tiong H, Consigliere D. “ Reducing Early Infective Complications in Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertions” Urology. 2009 Oct; 74(S4A):S216.

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Mar 2014 – Poster presentation at Urofair 2014

“Initiating a robotic partial nephrectomy programme following a robotic prostatectomy fellowship: are the technical skills transferrable

Apr 2013 – Oral presentation at Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, 66th Annual Scientific Meeting.

“Initiating a robotic partial nephrectomy programme following a robotic prostatectomy fellowship: are the technical skills transferrable?

Nov 2011 – Oral presentation by Esuvaranathan Kesavan, Lincoln Guan Lim Tan at Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, New South Wales Section, 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting “Superficial Bladder Cancer 2011”.

Nov 2010 - Oral presentation at 19th Malaysian Urological Conference 2010

“Transurethal Needle Ablation (TUNA) of the Prostate With Prostiva ® Radio Frequency (RF) Therapy – Our Evolving Experience”

June 2010 – Poster Presentation at American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2010

“Impact of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Guidelines on the Prevalance of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) After Living Donor Nephrectomy.

June 2010 – Poster Presentation at World Chinese Urological Society

“Impact of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Guidelines on the Prevalance of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) After Living Donor Nephrectomy.”

Mar 2010 – Oral Presentation at Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair 2010

“Impact of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Guidelines on the Prevalance of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) After Living Donor Nephrectomy.”

Nov 2009 – Posters at 30th Congress of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie

“Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA) of the Prostate with Prostiva Radio Frequency(RF) Therapy: Our Initial Experience”

“ Reducing Early Infective Complications in Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertions”

Mar 2009 - Oral Presentation at Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair 2009

“ Reducing Early Infective Complications in Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertions”

Oct 2008 - Poster Presentation at 5th Ministry of Health Clinical Quality Poster Competition

“Team Based Approach to Reducing Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Related Complications”

Feb 2008 - Oral Presentation at Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair 2008

“ Alfuzosin 10mg Once Daily Increases the Chances of Successful Trial Without Catheter After Acute Urinary Retention Secondary to BPH in Asian Patients”

Feb 2007 – Oral Presentation at Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair

“ Management of Severe Renal Trauma – The Local Experience and Review of the Literature”

Feb 2007 – Video presentation at 18th Video Urology World Congress

“ Laparoscopic Boari Flap”

Sep 2004 – Poster Presentation at National Healthcare Group Annual Scientific Congress 2004 “Accuracy of Frozen Sections in Salivary Gland Tumours”

Feb 2004 – Oral Presentation at 5th Singapore Armed Forces Military Medicine Conference

“Sudden Deaths in Singaporean Soldiers”

Aug 2002 – Oral Presentation at 36th Singapore – Malaysia Congress of Medicine

“Lymph Node Involvement in Early Breast Cancer”

PUBLICATIONS - BOOK CHAPTERS

“Surgical Anatomy” in Radical Prostatectomy-Surgical Perspectives by James A Eastham & Edward M Schaeffer.

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

Laparoscopic Boari Flap – presented 18th Video Urology World Congress. 2007

Laparoscopic Ureterolithomy - presented 18th Video Urology World Congress. 2007

SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL ACTIVTITY

Reviewer – World Journal of Urology

Reviewer - Singapore Medical Journal

Reviewer - International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

Reviewer - Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials

Reviewer - Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

• Singapore Urological Association

• European Association of Urology

• American Urological Association

• Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore

• Society of Robotic Surgeons

• Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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