Dr Tan Wooi Chiang

Consultant Dermatologist
MMC Reg. No: 39705
NSR Reg No: 129612

Specialty: Dermatology

Qualification & Training

  1. M.D. (USM) 2002
  2. Dip. in STDs/AIDS (COTTISA) 2005
  3. Dip. in Dermatology (Glasgow) 2007
  4. MRCP (Ireland) 2007
  5. Certified Medical Impairment Assessor (CMIA) 2011
  6. Advanced Master in Dermatology (Adv M Derm UKM) 2013
  7. FAAD (USA) 2015
  8. Fellowship training in Dermatological Laser (Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand) 2008
  9. Fellowship training in Dermatology (National Skin Centre, Singapore) 2010
  10. Photobiology training at National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan 2017


  1. Consultant Dermatologist & Head of Department, Hospital Pulau Pinang
  2. Head of Dermatology Service, Penang State
  3. Visiting Consultant Dermatologist, Kedah Medical Center (KPJ group)
  4. Supervisor / trainer for Advanced Master of Dermatology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University Malaysia) (2018 – till date)
  5. Honorary Lecturer for Penang Medical College (PMC)
  6. Hororary Lecturer for Penang International Dental College (PIDC)
  7. Honorary Lecturer of University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  8. Honorary Lecturer of University Malaya (UM)
  9. Hororary Lecturer of University Sains Malaysia (USM)
  10. Vice President, Penang Psoriasis Association, Malaysia
  11. Treasurer, Malaysian Dermatological Society
  12. Executive Member, DEBRA Malaysia
  13. Medical and Technical Consultant, Malaysia Leprosy Relief Association
  14. Medical Consultant, Malaysian Congenital Ichthyosis Patient Support Group
  15. Medical Adviser, Kedah Psoriasis Association, Malaysia
  16. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advisory Board Member
  17. Psoriasis Advisory Board Member
  18. Urticaria Advisory Board Member


  1. Persatuan Dermatologi Malaysia (Life member)
  2. Malaysian Medical Association (Life member)
  3. Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Collegiate Member)
  4. Fellow Asian Academy of Venereology and Dermatology (FAAVD)
  5. International fellow American Association of Dermatology (AAD)
  6. International Society of Dermatology (Member)
  7. Malaysia Medical Association (Life member)
  8. Malaysia Leprosy Relief Association (Life member)

Editorial Board member: Editor-in-Chief, Malaysian Journal of Dermatology (MJD)

Reviewer of Journals: Medical Journal of Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, International Journal of STD, International Journal of Dermatology and European Medical Journal


  1. National Specialist Registry Certified Physician and Dermatologist
  2. Letter of Credentialing for Aesthetic and Laser practice


  1. Dr. Kanchana Panikabutra Outstanding Award by COTTISA, Thailand (2005)
  2. Certificate of Award of Excellence in Service by Department of Health, Penang State, Malaysia (2005)
  3. Certificate of Award of Excellence in Service by Department of Health, Penang State, Malaysia (2006)
  4. Certificate of Award of Excellence in Service by Department of Health, Penang State, Malaysia (2009)
  5. National Skin Center / Stiefel Scholar, Singapore (2010)
  6. Certificate of Award of Excellence in Service by Department of Health, Kedah State, Malaysia (2013)
  7. The Best Thesis Award & Book Prize of Advanced Master in Dermatology, UKM (2013)
  8. Strauss & Katz World Congress Fund Scholarship from the American Academy of Dermatology (2015)
  9. Feature Poster Award from World Congress of Dermatology (2015)
  10. Certificate of Award of Excellence in Service by Department of Health, Kedah State, Malaysia (2017)

Post Held

  1. Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Dermatology Department, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Kedah, Malaysia (2013 – 2017)
  2. Head of Dermatology Services, Kedah, Malaysia (2013 – 2017)               
  3. Honorary Lecturer of AIMST, Allianze University College of Medical Science & Insaniah College of University (2013 – 2017)                       
  4. Writer for “Portal MyHEALTH” for Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia
  5. Expert panel for “Clinical Practice Guideline Management of Atopic Eczema in Adolescents and Adults” development group by Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2015-2018
  6. Expert panel for “Malaysian Urticaria Expert Group (MARTEG) meeting” 2017

Publications: 46 local and international journals

Contribution to chapter in book & technical reports

  1. Dermatology Chapter of books: The Medical Short Case: An Examination Guide
  2. Dermatology Chapter of books: Pacing the Paces – Tips for Pacing MRCP and Final MBBS
  3. Contribution to chapter of books: When you encounter these 10 severe skin conditions…?
  4. Contributor to Atlas of Paediatric Diseases – Cutaneous Fungal and Atypical Bacterial Infections
  5. Contributor to Atlas of Paediatric Diseases – Cutaneous Viral and Bacterial Infections
  6. Contributor to Annual Report of the Malaysian Psoriasis Registry 2007-2009.

Besides that, he also shares his knowledge and insights on issues related to skin health by regularly writing as a columnist for newspapers and magazines such as The Star, Metro, Sin Chew Daily (医识力), Kwong Wah Jit Poh and others.

Other than that, Dr Tan is also actively involved in organizing patients related activities, dermatology educational programme and public forums to raise awareness to skin health as well as participating in patient support groups / patient care association. He holds the strong belief that medical education & counselling are the corner-stone to successful management of patients with skin diseases.  



Dr Chan Lee Chin

Consultant Dermatologist
M.D. (USM), M. Int. Med. (USM), Fellow of Dermatology Specialist training (MOH), MCGP /FRACGP (Member of College of General Practitioners Malaysia conjoint with College of General Practitioners Australia), Stiefel Laboratories and National Skin Centre (Singapore) Dermatology Fellowship, Practice course on Therapy and Prevention of Leprosy, JICA Fellowship,Japan, 3rd Ramathibodi Training Course in Cosmetic Dermatology