Dr Tan Chow Wei @ Chan Kee Fong

Contact Details

Tel: +607 2190 600
Fax: +607 2190 601
Email: tan.chow.wei@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Dr Tan Chow Wei joined Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ clinical school in Johor Bahru as a fractional senior lecturer ever since it was established in early 2007. He obtained his basic medical degree from the medical faculty of University of Malaya in 1978. Upon obtaining full registration from the Malaysian Medical Council and the General Medical Council UK, he served in various rural and district hospitals before joining the Malaysian Armed Forces as a regimental medical officer and later as a medical registrar of an army hospital. He then left the government service in 1981 and joined a private medical group in Johor Bahru as a general practice. He started as an associate and eventually became a senior partner in Malaysia’s oldest existing medical group which was established in 1922.

Dr Tan obtained the MCGP diploma and FRACGP diploma in 1987 and Diploma in Reproductive Medicine in 1990. He became a life member of Academy of Medicine Malaysia since 2005, and was registered as a family medicine specialist by the National Specialist Register since 2007. Dr Tan has also obtained a graduate certificate in Teaching of Family Medicine awarded by the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia in 2009. Besides that, he also obtained a Certificate in Occupational Medicine (C.O.M. Malaysia) in 2010.

As a GP tutor, Dr Tan has long been active in teaching medical students from the local and overseas universities. He also actively trains practicing GPs, preparing them to sit for Diploma of Family Medicine as well the Conjoint MAFP/FRACGP Examinations. Since 1990, he has been a senior examiner for the Conjoint MAFP/FRACGP Examination. He has also recently been appointed as the Chief Examiner of the Conjoint Examination in Malaysia.

In spite of his busy schedule, Dr Tan still finds time to organize and promote CME programs for GPs in Johor. Riding on his experience in the army, Dr Tan helped to establish the first private medical evacuation team in Malaysia and is currently the senior medical advisor to Asia Medevac Services Sdn.Bhd.  He is currently a member of the Board of Visitors of KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital, appointed by the Malaysia’s Minister of Health since 2011. He also serves as medical advisor to a number of NGOs including Agape Counselling Centre of Malaysia, as part of his contribution to community service.


MBBS (Malaya), Dip.Reproductive Med., MCGP, FRACGP, FAFP, AM (Malaysia)

Professional Affiliations

Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia in 1997 and life member of the Academy of Medicine since 2005.