Dr Tan Jiunn Liang

Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine (NSR), M.D (UPM), M.MED (MALAYA)


Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 06/04
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  • Tue 07/04
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  • Sat 11/04
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A graduate of University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and University of Malaya, Dr. Tan Jiunn Liang is currently a Consultant Chest Physician in University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Kuala Lumpur. Before joining UMMC he started his medical career in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan. He attained his Master in Internal Medicine degree in University Malaya in 2014 and later completed his Fellowship training in Respirology in 2018.

Dr. Tan is an active clinical researcher, having completed several studies including SCENT Study (Lung Cancer screening), Pneumonia Admission Audit, Latent TB study, ALK (IHC) study, FLASH study (COPD) and Severe Asthma study in the last few years with several other ongoing studies. His keen interest in Respirology has seen him win several awards; APSR-IASLC Book Prize at the 20th Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology, Young Investigator Award from the International Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) during the 6th Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference and First Prize for Oral Free Paper Presentation in the Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting.

Towards public awareness, Dr Tan had organised celebration of World Asthma Day & World No Tobacco Day as well as Lung Cancer Awareness Month (2018 & 2019) in UMMC.




Research and


  • 2019 Basic Lung Function Tests For Malaysian Thoracic Society Spirometry Certification Programme Second Edition. ISBN 978-967-13419-1-9
  • 2019 Epithelial‐to‐mesenchymal transition (EMT) to sarcoma in recurrent lung adenosquamous carcinoma following adjuvant chemotherapy. (Thoracic Cancer). 2019 Sep; 10(9): 1841–1845
  • 2016 Impact of second-line treatment on overall survival of advanced lung adenocarcinoma patients (European Respiratory Journal 2016 48: PA4840)
  • 2016 Gefitinib versus erlotinib as first-line treatment in EGFR mutant advanced lung adenocarcinoma (European Respiratory Journal 2016 48: OA3341)
  • 2017 Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) mutations in patients with adenocarcinoma of the lung. (British Journal of Biomedical Science)


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • European Respiratory Society
  • Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
  • Malaysian Thoracic Society
  • St. John Ambulans Malaysia, Pahang
  • MTS Spirometry Steering Committee
  • MTS Information & Technology Committee


Awards and


  • Hadiah Eli Lily – Best Medical Student Award (Orthopedic), 2006
  • Third Prize for Konvensyen Kualiti 2009 peringkat JKN Pahang Kategori Inovasi Pengurusan, 2009
  • Third Prize for Konvensyen Inovasi 2009 peringkat Pantai Timur Kategori Inovasi Pengurusan, 2009
  • Excellence Service Award, JKN Pahang, 2010
  • First Prize, Oral Free Paper Presentation, Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2014
  • Young Investigator Award, 2014 International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference
  • APSR-IASLC Prize, 2015 20th Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
  • APSR Travel Award, 2015 20th Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
  • Excellence Service Award, UMMC, 2018
  • Excellence Service Award, UMMC, 2019