Clinical Geneticist at Victorian Clinical Genetics Services and Researcher in Craniofacial Research, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Tiong Tan is a Clinical Geneticist working with the team at Victorian Clinical Genetics Services in Melbourne. He trained in paediatrics before sub-specialising in clinical genetics and looks after children and families affected by birth defects, developmental delay, intellectual disability, cancer, chromosomal and genetic syndromes. He has a special interest in conditions affecting the head and face, and undertakes clinical and laboratory research through the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.


  • 2007–present
    Clinical Geneticist, Victorian Clinical Genetics Services


  • 2010 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2006 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP
  • 1998 
    University of QLD, MBBS

Research Areas

  • Medical Genetics (Excl. Cancer Genetics) (110311)
  • Developmental Genetics (Incl. Sex Determination) (060403)