Dr Tay Hin Ngan

ENT Surgeon (Ear, Nose and Throat)Otorhinolaryngologist
23 years of experience


ENT Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Clinical Interest



MBBS, MRCS (Edin), Mmed (ORL), FAMS (ORL) Dist

What I do

Dr Tay Hin Ngan provides clinical services such as:
* Thyroid surgery including endoscopic and robotic “scarless” approaches
* Head & neck surgery for benign disease
* Head & neck surgery for cancer
* Robotic Head & neck surgery
See more [ + ]* Advanced sinus surgery including endoscopic pituitary, nasopharynx, skullbase surgery
* Sleep apnea surgery
* Transoral Robotic Surgery for cancer and sleep apnea
* Transoral Robotic Surgery for sleep apnea

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Clinic Locations

HN Tay ENT Head & Neck Thyroid Sleep Robotic Surgery
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#03-06/07 ,3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

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Professional Statement

Dr Tay Hin Ngan is an Ear-Nose-Throat Specialist practicing at HN Tay ENT Head & Neck Thyroid Sleep Robotic Surgery, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Orchard, Singapore. 

Dr Tay Hin Ngan completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore and training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, The United States of America. He also underwent training for robotic surgery in Yonsei Severance Hospital, South Korea.  

Dr Tay Hin Ngan is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Teochew, and Hokkien. He is accredited in several ... See more [ + ]hospitals, such as: Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital. He founded the Robotic Head and Neck Surgery program in Singapore General Hospital.  This began with thyroid surgery and further expanded into surgery of the oropharynx and neck dissection for cancer. He is one of the pioneers of robotic tongue base surgery for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the region

Dr Tay Hin Ngan has also received Star Inspiring Surgical Teacher Award and Most Innovative Teacher Award for resident teaching. He was previously a Former Chief of Head and Neck Service, ENT Department, Singapore General Hospital. At present, Dr Tay Hin Ngan is the only Head & Neck Surgeon in the region recognized with a listing in Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci Surgeon Locator. The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and tiny wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human hand. Thus, da Vinci enables your surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision and control. 

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, TeoChew, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Scholarship to undergo Senior Fellowship training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, USA Star Inspiring Surgical Teacher Award Most Innovative Teacher Award for resident teaching Dr Tay Hin Ngan has been invited to teach in Malaysia, Korea and Israel on robotic approaches to thyroidectomy, transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for cancer and OSA.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Chief  of Head and Neck Service, ENT Department, Singapore General Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Visiting scholar in Endoscopic Skullbase Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre
See more [ + ] Senior Fellow in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Cente
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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted