Dr Hui-leng Tan studied medicine at the University of Cambridge. She completed her general paediatric training at Addensbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Dr Tan's MD thesis was on airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis patients. This thesis, supervised by Dr Jane Davies, Professor Andrew Bush and Professor CM Lloyd was done at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London.
She completed her paediatric respiratory medicine training at Royal Brompton and Great Ormond Street hospitals.
Dr Tan received a Fellowship from the European Respiratory Society. This was to go to the University of Chicago, one of the leading sleep centres in the world. She studied developments in clinical paediatric sleep medicine. She also participated in research into sleep-disordered breathing in children.
She received the Scadding-Morriston Davies Fellowship for her work on T regulatory lymphocytes in paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea and endothelial dysfunction.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BChir 1999 University of Cambridge
Specialist Register entry date
Paediatrics (Paediatric Respiratory Medicine) From 19 Sep 2012
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
European Respiratory Society
American Thoracic Society
British Paediatric Respiratory Society