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Dr Tay Hsien Ts'ung

Dr Tay Hsien Ts'ung


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Sub-specialties: Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Vascular Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Director SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre


​Dr Tay Hsien Tsung graduated from the University College of London in the UK with MBBS. He initially trained in Emergency Medicine in the UK before returning to Singapore where he completed general surgery training at the Singapore General Hospital.


  • ​University College London – MBBS (2002)
  • Nanyang Technological University - MSc (Bioinformatics)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Consultant, Vascular Surgery Department, SGH
  • Consultant, Acute Care Service, SGH
  • Procedural Tutor, Clinical Skills Foundation Course, Yong Loo Lin Medical School
  • Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Year 1 Practice Course, DGMS
  • Medical Officer, Singapore Civil Defence Force
  • Alumnus, Stanford Biodesign, Stanford University
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
  • Member of the Wound Healing Society Singapore


  • ​Singapore-Stanford Biodesign Fellow 2012
  • 3rd Young researcher prize, 8th Endovascular Symposium of Vascular Biomaterials (France)
  • Service with a Heart Award, 2014

Research Interests

  • Surgical / medical device development
  • Medical informatics
  • Deep venous insufficiency
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Machine learning


  1. ​“Production of monoclonal antibodies against HLA-DRs and the use of enzyme assays in detection”, Dr EC Ren and HT Tay, Proceedings of the Science Research Congress, Singapore p. 295, 1993
  2. “Reliability of 3D MRI Cartilage Volume Measurements”, Hunter D, Tay H, Peppa D, Warfield S, Arthritis Rheum 2002;46(9):S151
  3. “Microarray profiling shows distinct differences between primary tumors and commonly used preclinical models in hepatocellular carcinoma”, Weining Wang, N Gopalakrishna Iyer, HT Tay, Yonghui Wu, Pierce Chow et al, BMC Cancer 2015, 15:828
  4. “A rare case of metastatic choriocarcinoma to multiple organs causing intractable bleeding.” Hiang Jin Tan, Hsien Tsung Tay, Chung Yip Chan, Cancer Research Frontiers. 2016 Sep; 2(3):411-415
  5. “Bloodbath, Seeing Red Everywhere: A rare case of Multi-Organ Bleeding from Metastatic Choriocarcinoma”, Hiang Jin Tan, Hsien Tsung Luke Tay, Chung Yip Chan, Digestive Surgery. 33():95, Aug 2016
  6. “Treatment of an aortic arch aneurysm with scalloped and fenestrated thoracic stent-graft and left carotid to subclavian artery bypass”, Chia CS, Hsien Tsung LT, Chaw Chian JW, Chong TT, Tay KH, Tieng Chek EC, Annals of Vascular Surgery 2017 Feb 2. Pii: S0890-5096(17)30116-4
  7. “Sempre Fidelis. A pain in the neck and abdomen” HJ Tan, Luke HT Tay, CY Chan, Journal of Case Reports and Images in Surgery 2017;3:14–16

Research Trials