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Dr. Tan who graduated with the MBBS degree from University of Malaya had served as a Medical Officer and Registrar in Penang General Hospital. He had later ventured to UK and served as a Senior Medical Officer and Registrar in Hammersmith Hospital, London. Dr. Tan obtained his Diploma in Nephrology in 1994 from the Royal Post-Graduate Medical School, University of London, UK.
On returning back to Penang and worked as a Consultant Physician & Nephrologist of KPJ Medical Specialist Centre Penang from 1994 to 1999. In 1999, he had set up his own Dr. KK Tan Specialist Clinic in Bukit Mertajam, Penang and in 2009, Dr. Tan became the Medical Director of Carlatan Dialysis Centre, Penang.
Dr. Tan is a member of the International Society of Nephrologists, the Asia Pacific Society of Nephrologists, the Malaysia Society of Nephrologists, the Malaysia Medical Association as well as the Penang Medical Practitioners’ Society. A renowned speaker at international medical conferences, Dr. Tan had organised, chaired and presented many papers in both local and international conferences, medical journals and symposiums on the latest technologies and methodologies in Nephrology and Internal Medicine.