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Dr. Tay Hin Ngan

Dr. Tay Hin Ngan

MBBS, MRCS (UK), MMed - Otorhinolaryngology

21 Years Experience Overall

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Dr Tay graduated from the NUS faculty of medicine and completed his training in Otolaryngology in Singapore, becoming the first ever distinction candidate in the Exit Examinations. Under the Health Manpower Development Program Award, he subsequently underwent Senior Fellowship training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre (New York) and was rated top 5% among his 35 years of trainees by Professor Jatin Shah. Dr Tay was then appointed Visiting Scholar to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre with their leading Endoscopic Skullbase Service.After obtaining further training in robotic surgery in Korea’s Yonsei Severance Hospital, he founded the Robotic Thyroid / Head & Neck Surgery program in Singapore General Hospital. He also co-pioneered Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in the region. Dr Tay teaches and proctors robotic surgery internationally and is among the pioneers of Esthetic Head & Neck Surgery.Dr Tay has always been passionate about teaching and has won the Star Inspiring Surgical Teacher Award and Most Innovative Teacher Award for resident teaching. He continues to contribute time teaching Duke-NUS students after leaving his position as Chief of Head and Neck Service in SGH ENT Department to start his private practice.Dr Tay’s philosophy of practice is to educate patients and empower them to make informed choices in managing their condition. He strives to remain on the cutting edge and to be able to offer patients all possible treatment options, but most of all, to be uncompromising on ethics.

Orchard, Singapore

Mon - Fri

09:00 - 05:00


09:00 - 01:00



"Scarless" Endoscopic & Robotic Thyroid Surgery
Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
Minimally Invasive Neck & Salivary Gland Surgery
TORS - Head & Neck Cancer
TORS - Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
Endoscopic Surgery (Sinus & Nasopharyngeal Cancer)
Adult & Paediatric Ear, Nose, Throat Diseases & Snoring
Endoscopic Surgery (Pituitary & Skullbase)
Endoscopic Surgery (Nasolacrimal/Tear Duct)

Awards and Recognitions

Outstanding ENT Educatore 2013, Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Singapore - 2013
Surgical STaR Inspiring Teacher Award 2010, Singapore General Hospital Division of Surgery - 2010
Distinction in Otolaryngology Exit Examination, Academy of Medicine Singapore/Joint Committee of Specialist Training (MOH) - 2007


MBBS - NUS-Singapore, 1998
MRCS (UK) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K, 2001
MMed - Otorhinolaryngology - NUS-Singapore, 2004


Singapore Medical Association


2013 - 2015 Consultant Otolargyngologist/Head & Neck Robotic Surgeon at HN Tay ENT (Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre)
2001 - 2013 Consultant Ear, Nose, Throat, Thyroid, Head and Neck Surgeon at Singapore General Hospital
2008 - 2009 Senior Fellow in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


M08433F Singapore Medical Council, 1998
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