Dr. Jerry Tan is a certified specialist in dermatology with extensive experience in clinical care, research, and cosmetic dermatology procedures. His medical degree was obtained in 1984 from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He completed further training in internal medicine at the University of Toronto from 1984-1987 and served as a general internist at the Toronto Western Hospital from 1987-1988. He then trained in dermatology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Michigan and wrote his specialty examinations in Canada and the United States in 1991. Since then, he has practiced in Essex and Kent county as a general dermatologist in private practice in Windsor, Ontario and as a consultant at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan site. He teaches medical students at the medical school satellite in Windsor as an adjunct professor in the Schulich School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Western Ontario. His dermatology research projects are performed in an adjacent facility, Windsor Clinical Research Inc.
The skin is comprised of an outer layer of protein structures held together by oil, called lipids. Below this is the growing layer of skin cells, called keratinocytes, that continually replenish the outer layer which is continuously shed. Deeper to […]
Dr. Tan was in Calgary on June 30th, where he received The Dermatologist of the Year Award from the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance. Dr. Tan was honoured with the award at the Canadian Dermatology Association’s annual conference. The award was […]
Dr. Tan was invited to present his work on acne scarring and repair at the American Academy of Dermatology, the largest annual meeting of dermatologists, in Washington DC. Acne scars vary in size, shape, depth and location. There is no […]