Dr Tay Khoon Hean

General Surgeon
33 years of experience


General Surgery


MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Edinburgh), FICS (USA), FAMS (General Surgery)

What I do

Dr Tay Khoon Hean provides clinical services such as:
* Liver Surgery
* Laparoscopic Surgery
* Pancreatic Surgery
* General Surgery
See more [ + ]* Outpatient Surgery
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Clinic Locations

Tay Khoon Hean Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #08-02
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Dr Tay Khoon Han is a General Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Dr Tay Khoo Hean is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Malay, and French.

He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1988. Dr Tay Khoo 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.

Dr Tay Khoon Hean areas of expertise are in hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) ... See more [ + ]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.

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.

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

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Languages Spoken

English, French, Malay, Mandarin


University of Southern California USA (Premed BSc Course)
See more [ + ] National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
School of Postgraduate Medicine, National University of Singapore
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow

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Awards and Publications

Academic Awards
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - Travelling Fellowship Scholarship to Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland (1996)
Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) for Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery to work with Prof B. Launois, Rennes, Brittany, France (1998-1999)
Honorary Fellow, College of Surgeons of Mongolia (2008) Publications
Dr Tay is widely published in peer reviewed journals

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former chief, Department of Surgery, CGH
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Life Member, Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia
See more [ + ] Ex-co Committee member, International College of Surgeons (Singapore Chapter) 1996-1997, 1997-1998
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Fellow, International College of Surgeons
Member, International Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgeons Association
Founding member, Academy of Tropical Surgery, World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Accredited Hospitals

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