Dr Bernard Tan
Medical Director and Founder
- MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (UK), DOHNS (UK)
- Diploma, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
- Certificate of Competency: Bot*x, Fillers, Intense Pulsed Light, Pigment lasers, Non ablative fractional lasers, Ablative lasers, body contouring, energy based devices
Dr Bernard Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore’s School of Medicine on the Dean’s List (top 10 graduates), winning the Gold Medal in Orthopaedic Surgery and Book Prize in General Surgery. He honed his clinical and procedural skills in surgical departments of busy restructured hospitals- winning the SGH Service with a Heart award and SAF Resuscitation Award (“One Life Saved Award”) during his time in public service.
A Keen Eye For Beauty
With steady hands and a keen eye for beauty, Aesthetic Medicine was a natural choice for Dr Bernard (known as “Dr B” to his patients). After completing numerous Certificates of Competency to receive accreditation to perform a comprehensive range of Aesthetic treatments, he went on to pursue international training and completed a Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
In addition, he completed a Diploma in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and is currently a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK. Dr Bernard has published extensively and has over ten publications in peer reviewed medical journals. He has presented his research internationally and has received multiple research awards. Dr Bernard Tan has been appointed by Sciton Inc (USA) as Singapore’s Key Opinion Leader and Trainer for BBL HERO and MOXI Laser, with Bay Aesthetic Clinic holding regular hands on laser training workshops for local and international medical professionals.
Less Is More Approach
Patients seek out Dr Bernard not just for his skills but also his calm and friendly personality. His philosophy when it comes to Aesthetic treatment is to “enhance every individual’s natural beauty with minimal interventions”. This “less is more” approach allows clients to achieve a rejuvenated look without appearing “frozen” or “overdone”. Outside of work, he is running a mini-zoo inhis home with 3 dogs and 4 cats. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, fishing and exercising.
COVID19 Resilience Medal
During the COVID19 Pandemic, he volunteered for active duty at the National Center of Infectious Diseases Screening Center/Tan Tock Seng Hospital during the “Circuit Breaker” period of April-June 2020.
At that time, no vaccine had been developed and there was a high risk of severe COVID illness. There, he was deployed to treat suspected and confirmed cases of COVID 19 infections
5-6 shifts a week, 8-12 hours per shift, seeing 15-20 cases per shift
- Attended to critically ill patients requiring resuscitation as well as ambulatory cases
- High exposure risk to airborne infection
- Colleagues fell sick with COVID 19 and some required hospitalisation and isolation
For his contributions, Dr Bernard Tan was awarded the COVID 19 Resilience Medal on 11 December 2023