Invited Faculty
Surgical Demos


Publications (Book Chapters)


1. Tan YH, Albala DM. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. In Smith, A.J. (Ed) Smith’s Textbook of Endourology, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publish, Inc. (2006).

2. Tan YH, Preminger GM. Pharmacologic Prophylaxis for Calcium based Stones. IN: Urinary Stone Diseases: The Practical Guide to Medical and Surgical Management. Edited by: Stoller ML. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, Inc. (2007)

3. Siddiqui K, Tan YH, Albala DM. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, IN: Gupta NP (Ed): Holmium Laser. Endourological Applications. B.I. Publication, 2004, Chapter 7, pp 43-51

4. Tan YH. Surgical Complication in Recipients of Kidney Transplant in Medical Care for Kidney Transplant Recipients, People’s Medical Publishing House, 2009

5. Laparoscopic renal cyst ablation. W.B. Saunders; Joseph A. Smith, Jr., MD, Stuart S. Howards, MD, Edward J. McGuire, MD and Glenn M. Preminger, MD. Hinman’s Atlas of Urologic Surgery (3rd edition) 2012 , Chapter 166, Pg 1087-1089

6. Complications of Shock-Wave Lithotripsy. Smith’s Textbook of Endourology (3rd edition) 2012. Blackwell Publishing Ltd; Arthur D Smith, Gopal H. Badlani, Glenn M. Preminger, Louis R. Kavoussi ed. Chapter 53, Pg 612-621 .


1. Chong TW, Tan YH. Haematuria. IN: Family Physician’s Guide to Common Urological Problems. Edited by Wong MW, Foo KT. 2001, Chapter 2a, pp15-18

2. Tan YH, Lim KB, Wong MW. Clean Intermittent Self Catheterization. IN: Family Physician’s Guide to Common Urological Problems. Edited by Wong MW, Foo KT. 2001, Chapter 4d, pp 99-101

Publications (Journal Articles)

1. Tan YH, Chin TW, Mitra AK, Tan SK. Tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc’s) injuries–results of open reduction and internal fixation. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1995 Nov;24(6):816-9

2. Tan YH, Yeo AWY, Ong BH, Wong CY. Metastatic Breast Carcinoma to Oral Soft Tissues. SGH Proceedings 1999;8(1): 93-95

3. Yip SK, Tan YH, Cheng WS. RE:Hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: comparison to open radical nephrectomy. Urology 2002 Apr;59(4):632

4. Nguyen HC, Tan YH, Wong MY. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of complex upper urinary tract calculi: the Singapore General Hospital experience. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2002 Jul;31(4):516-9

5. Tan YH, Yip SK, Chee C, Cheng CW. Comparison of laparoscopic and open adrenalectomy–a Singapore experience. Asian J Surg 2002 Oct;25(4):330-4

6. Yip SK, Tan YH, Cheng WS. Re: Comparison of hand assisted and standard laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy for the management of localized transitional cell carcinoma. J Urol 2003 Apr;169(4):1474-5

7. Kam MH, Tan YH, Wong MYC . A 12 year Experience in the Surgical Management of Vesico-vaginal Fistulae. Singapore Med J 2003 Apr;44(4):181-4

8. Tan YH, Foo KT. Intravesical Prostatic Protrusion Predicts The Outcome of A Trial without Catheter following Acute Retention of Urine. J Urol 2003 Dec; 170: 2339-2341

9. Yip SK, Tan YH, Cheng C, Sim HG, Lee YM, Chee C. Routine Vascular Control using the Hem-O-Lok Device in Laparoscopic Nephrectomy: Animal Study and Clinical Application. J Endourol 2004 Feb; 18(1):77-81

10. Tan YH, Preminger GM. Advances in Video and Imaging in Ureteroscopy. Urologic Clinics of North America 2004: 31: 33-42

11. Ekeruo WO, Tan YH, Young MD, Dahm P, Maloney ME, Mathias BJ, Albala DM, Preminger GM. Metabolic Risk Factors and the Impact of Medical Therapy on the Management of Nephrolithiasis in Obese Patients. J Urol. 2004 Jul;172(1):159-63

12. Marguet CG, Young MD, Tan YH, L’Esperance JO, Ekeruo WO, Preminger GM, Albala DM. Hand Assisted Laparsocopic Training for Post-Graduate Urologists: the Role of Mentoring. J Urol. 2004 Jul;172(1):286-9

13. Tan YH, Young MD, Preminger GM, Albala DM. Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Heminephrectomy in Horseshoe Kidney. Journal of Endourology 2004 Aug: 18(6):562-4

14. Tan YH, Siddiqui K, Preminger GM, Albala DM. Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for Inflammatory Lesions. J Endourol2004 Oct; 18(8):770-4

15. Goh BK, Tan YH, Yip SK, Eng PH, Cheng CW. Outcome of Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Primary Hyperaldosterodism. Journal of Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2004 Oct-Dec; 8(4): 320-5

16. Tan YH, Young MD, Preminger GM, Albala DM. Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy without Hilar Vascular Clamping using a Saline Cooled, High Density Monopolar Radiofrequency Device. J Endourology 2004 Nov;18(9): 883-887

17. Weizer AZ, Springhart WP, Ekeruo WO, Matlaga BR, Tan YH, Assimos DG, Preminger GM. Ureteroscopic Management of Renal Calculi in Anamolous Kidneys. Urology 2005 Feb; 65(2): 265-9

18. Finelli A, Gill IS, Desai MM, Tan YH, Moinzadeh A, Singh D, Kaouk JH. Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for tumor. Urology 2005 Mar;65(3):473-8

19. Sim HG, Tan YH, Wong MY. Contemporary Results of Endopyelotomy for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005 Mar;34(2):179-83.

20. Tan YH, Wong M. How Significant are Clinically Insignificant Residual Fragments following Lithotirpsy? Curr Opin Urol. 2005;15(2):127-31.

21. Sim HG, Yip SK, Ng CY, Teo YS, Tan YH, Siow WY, Cheng WS. Laparoscopic nephrectomy : new standard of care? Asian J Sur. 2005 Oct;28(4):277-81

22. Marguet CG, Springhart WP, Tan YH, Patel A, Undre S, Albala DM, Preminger. Simultaneous combined use of flexible ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy to reduce the number of access tracts in the management of complex renal calculi. BJU Int. 2005 Nov:96(7):1097-100

23. Sung JC, Springhart WP, Marguet CG, L’Esperance JO, Tan YH, Albala DM, Preminger GM. Location and etiology of flexible and semirigid ureteroscope damage. Urology 2005 Nov; 66(5):958-63

24. Springhart WP, Tan YH, Albala DM, Perelman J, Teichman JM, Preminger GM. Use of Stone Cone minimizes stone migration during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Urology. 2006 May;67(5):1066-8.

25. Sim HG, Yip SK, Lau WK, Tan YH, Wong MY, Cheng CW. Team-based approach reduces learning curve in robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Int J Urol. 2006 May;13(5):560-4.

26. Lee LS, Tan YH, Yip SK, Cheng CW. Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, Volume 40, Number 4, September 2006, pp. 283-288(6)

27. Goh BK, Tan YH, Chang KT, Eng PH, Yip SK, Cheng CW. Primary hyperaldosteronism secondary to unilateral adrenal hyperplasia: an unusual cause of surgically correctable hypertension. A review of 30 cases. World J Surg. 2007 Jan;31(1):72-9.

28. Goh BK, Tan YH, Tran J, Yip SK, Cheng CW. PH secondary to unilateral adrenal hyperplasia. Arch Surg. 2007 Nov;142(11):1103-4.

29. Wong JF, Ho HS, Tan YH, Cheng CW. Rare cause of intestinal obstruction after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: internal herniation via a mesenteric defect. Urology. 2008 Sep;72(3):716.e13-4.

30. Zhang Y, Tan YH. Clinical research about balloon dilation before incision for patients with ureteric stricture. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi (Chinese Journal of Surgery). 2008 May 1;46(9):685-7.

31. Ho HS, Ng LG, Tan YH, Yeo M, Cheng CW. Intramuscular gentamicin improves the efficacy of ciprofloxacin as an antibiotic prophylaxis for transrectal prostate biopsy. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Mar;38(3):212-6.

32. Nor Azhari MZ, Tan YH, Sunga PA, Yip SK, Cheng CW. Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal tumours: early experience in Singapore General Hospital. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Jul;38(7):576-5.

33. CM Chick, Tan BS, Taneja M, Lo GH, Dr Lin S E, Tan YH, Cheng C, Tay KH. Long term follow-up of the treatment of angiomyolipoma after selective arterial embolization with alcohol. BJUI 2010 Feb;105(3):390-4.

34. MA Zainuddin, YH Tan. Primary renal adenosquamous carcinoma. Urology Annals. 2010 | Volume : 2 | Issue : 3 | Page : 122-124

35. Palaniappan , YH Tan. Minimally Invasive Surgical and Medical Management of Urinary Calculi. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. Volume 21. Number 2. 2012