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Doctor Tay Khoon Hean - Gallbladder Doctor & Liver Surgeon

Languages Spoken English, Chinese, Malay, French
Professional Qualifications MBBS (Singapore), 1988
FRCS (Glasgow), 1995
FRCS (Edinburgh), 1995
FICS (USA), 1995
FAMS (General Surgery), 1998

Dr Tay did his undergraduate medical education at the National University of Singapore graduating with MBBS in 1988. He subsequently obtained his surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995. He completed his Advanced Surgical Training in General Surgery in April 1998.

His subspecialty training was done under the tutelage of two world renowned surgeons. He was awarded a Traveling Fellowship Scholarship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow to understudy Prof Alfred Cushieri in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland for advance laparoscopic surgery. 

Pontchaillou Hospital, University de Rennes, Brittany, France for Hepatobiliary Surgery. Dr Tay’s areas of expertise are in hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive surgery) surgery with particular emphasis on difficult gallbladder and bile duct operations, laparoscopic Nissen’s fund oplication, lap banding for obesity, major hepatic resections utilizing the French techniques and the latest techniques in pancreas resectional operations, the pylorus preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD) for cancers of the head of pancreas.

In addition to serving various medical committees both locally and internationally (including the Academy of Tropical Surgery, World Health Organization), Dr Tay was previously a committee member in the Singapore Swimming Association and a council member of the North-West Community Development Council (CDC).


Director, Tay Khoon Hean Surgery Pte Ltd

Visiting Doctor, National Cancer Centre Singapore General Hospital

Dr Tay Achievements

Dr Tay loves swimming and is an accomplished swimmer having represented Singapore at various international meets including the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, SEA Games from 1979 to 1987. He was awarded the Sportsboy of the Year in 1981, and in 1983, he was named Sportsman of the Year Meritorious Award by Singapore National Olympic Council. He was also ranked in Top 40 in the World for 50m Freestyle in 1985.

He was also part of the National 4x100m Freestyle Relay team (together with Ang Peng Siong, David Lim and Oon Jin Gee) which went undefeated in 3 consecutive SEA Games and held the national record for 13 years, till the record was broken in SEA Games 1999.

Call us at
(65) 6471 1221
   Liver Surgery
   Laparoscopic Surgery
   Pancreatic Surgery
   General Surgery
   Outpatient Surgery
   Getting a handle on hernia
   Benign Liver Conditions:
    Understanding Unseen Abnormalities
   Understanding Gall Bladder Disease
   Weight Control Via Gastric Banding
   Liver Disease Management
   Beware Of Hepatitis
(65) 6471 1221 tkhsurgery@yahoo.com.sg