Dr. Tay is a Consultant Pain Specialist and Anaesthesiologist. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and was awarded Masters of Medicine (Anesthesiology) in 2009. After completing his specialist training, he pursued a multi-disciplinary chronic pain clinical fellowship programme at St. Joseph Health Care London in London, Ontario, Canada in 2012.
Upon completing his fellowship programme, Dr. Tay consulted at the Pain Management Centre and Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital. Dr. Tay currently operates his own private practice at Farrer Park Medical Centre. He is also a Visiting Consultant at Pain Management Centre, Singapore General Hospital.
Dr. Tay has a special interest in pain management and intervention. He has extensive experience in managing and treating various chronic pain conditions such as neck/back pain, headache, abdominal/pelvic pain and cancer pain. He is skilled in performing ultrasound-guided chronic pain interventions using high frequency sound waves, to avoid exposing patients to radiation; compared to traditional fluoroscopic techniques.
He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and is frequently invited to speak at local and oversea conferences on pain-related topics. He is also actively involved in teaching and conducting hands-on chronic pain intervention workshops.