Dr. SK Tan
Dr. SK Tan graduated in 1971 from the University of Malaya and his interest in dermatology led him to train at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London in the 1970s and he has since been focused in the field of aesthetic dermatology.
He first started the Dr.x Clinic in Singapore in 1998 and later Co-Founded the JYSK Group and IDS Clinic in 2014.
He has built successful businesses in the application of science to create solutions in skincare, cosmetics and molecular delivery technology and the JYSK group now boasts various aesthetics and medical affiliates such as IDS (Innovative Dermatological Solutions) Clinic, IDS Aesthetics, IDS Skincare, and are major equity shareholders in Illustris (R&D in Molecular Delivery Technology in USA), Novaremed (R&D in Pharmaceuticals in Israel), and Implite (Medical devices in Israel).
Dr. Tan’s work has led him to be invited to speak at numerous international conferences in the US, Europe and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He is a co-editor of “Handbook of Cosmetic Microbiology”, a reference book published by Marcel Dekker, and his papers have been published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, and Expert Review of Dermatology, and has contributed a chapter in the reference book ‘Pigmentary Disorders: A Comprehensive Compendium’.