Dr. Tay graduated from the National University of Singapore, School of Medicine and completed his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Hawaii and his Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Health (NIH), USA. Dr. Tay was appointed Chief Resident and Chief Fellow during his residency and fellowship. He currently holds American Board certifications for the practice of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Tay is a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist with OncoCare and a Visiting Consultant at the National Cancer Center Singapore.
During his time at the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Health in the USA, Dr Tay trained under the renowned oncologists, Dr Sandy Swain (world expert on breast cancer) and Dr Giuseppe Giaccone (prior Chair of the EORTC’s Lung Cancer Cooperative Group). Dr Tay spent two years of research at the NIH with an internationally renowned group, under Dr Wyndham Wilson, Dr Louis Staudt and Dr Elaine Jaffe. In 2010 he returned to Singapore and joined the Department of Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Center.
Dr Tay’s subspecialty is in women related cancers such as; breast cancers, gynaecological cancers, melanoma, brain cancers, soft tissue & bone sarcomas and hematological malignancies such as lymphoma, multiple myeloma and leukemia.
Dr. Tay continues his research and is part of the core group at the National Cancer Center Singapore. He is considered one of top research cancer doctors and was awarded the prestigious center grant by the National Medical Research Council of Singapore. In addition, Dr Tay is actively collaborating with other leading Asian researchers from Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong as well as former colleagues at the National Institute of Health in USA in genomic oncology research.
Medical Licence Number
M08444A (Singapore Medical Council)