Richard Tan emigrated from Malaysia & completed his senior studies at Ipswich Grammar School before studying medicine at the University of Queensland. He has been a general practitioner in Biloela since 1968, when he opened his own practice. This practice was closed in 2011 when Biloela Medical Centre was established and in 2013 he was awarded an OAM for his 46 years medical service to the Biloela community.
Richard has a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine. Away from medicine, he is a farmer who grows squab pigeons & native fish species for the restaurant trade and has an interest in cattle & thoroughbred horses. He is married with 2 children who have so far given him 3 grandchildren.
Graduated with First Class Honours from The University of Tasmania School of Medicine in 2006. Postgraduate hospital training at Ipswich General Hospital in 2007-8. Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners awarded 2012. Special interests include skin cancer surgery and point of care ultrasound.
I am originally from Bangladesh and have experience both in Australian hospitals including Gladstone and General practice. I have worked in New South Wales as a GP. My aim is to obtain a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioner. I am currently preparing for those exams. I am married and have one son. My hobbies include gardening,, bird watching, reading novels and listening to music.
PO Box 539 Biloela QLD 4715
07 4995 6200
07 4992 4944
Biloela Medical Centre offers appointments from:
Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Last appointment 4:30pm
If you require care outside of practice hours, please call Biloela Hospital on 4992 7000. For all emergencies, call 000.
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