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Tay Kiang Hiong

Clinical Professor

Vice Chair, Clinical Service Transformation, Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Education Qualifications: MBBS, FRCR, FAMS

Dr Tay is currently the Head of the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Department and Assistant Chairman of the Division of Radiological Sciences at Singapore General Hospital. He is Associate Professor at the Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore as well as at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in National University of Singapore. Dr Tay is also the Academic Vice Chair for Clinical Service Transformation of the Singhealth Duke NUS Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme.

Dr Tay did his medical and radiology training in Singapore. He was inducted as Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in 1997, Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS) in 2003 and Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (FSIR) in 2010. Dr Tay has authored or co authored more than 80 peer reviewed publications and 350 oral/poster presentations. He has delivered more than 250 invited lectures at local and international conferences, held 15 research grants and 2 patents.

Dr Tay is Visiting Consultant to the KK Women and Children Hospital and National Heart Centre Singapore.  He is also the Vice President of the College of Radiologists Singapore.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiac Radiology, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Director, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Member, Board of Examiners, Final MMed (Diagnostic Radiology) Exam
  • Member, Exam Board, Joint Committee for Specialist Training, MOH
  • Vice President, College of Radiologists Singapore
  • Chairman, Ministry of Health Radiological Services Workgroup


  • Long Service Medal, National Day Awards 2017
  • SARS Courage Medal 2003
  • EXSA STAR Award 2008, 2009
  • Best Oral paper / poster awards – 34 awards in total

Selected Publications:

Percutaneous Stent Placements in Malignant Superior Vena Cava Obstruction. KH Tay, BS Tan, TN Lau, A Htoo, KY Yeong, R Lo. Proceedings of Singapore General Hospital, 1999, Vol 8; No 4: 305-13.

Imaging of Cerebral Metastases: Magnetisation Transfer or Triple Dose Gadolinium? CH Thng, KH Tay, WEH Lim,  LL Chan, JBK Khoo, EL Huin, KP Tan.  Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 1999, 28:529-33.

Outcome of Tunnelled Central Venous Haemodialysis Catheters Inserted by Radiologists. TN Lau, HK Tan, HL Choong, KH Tay, RHG Lo, KS Wong, MM Htoo, BS Tan. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 1999, 28:810-5.

Clinics in Diagnostic Imaging (54). Fong SY, Yip SK, Tay KH. Singapore Medical Journal, 2000 Vol 41(10):511-4.

Interventions In Uterine Fibroids And Chronic Pelvic Pain. Tay KH, Martin ML, Machan LS. Diagnostic Radiology, 2001,Vol 24, No 23, p1-6.

Repeated Repositioning Of Gunther Tulip Inferior Vena Cava Filter To Prolong Implantation Time. Tay KH, Martin ML, Machan LS, Fry PD, Webb J. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), May 2002;13:509-12.

Spermatic Venography And Embolisation In Men With Circumaortic Left Renal Vein. Tay KH, Martin ML, Mayer L, Machan LS. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology,  July 2002; 13: 739-742.

Common Iliac Artery Occlusion Using A Combination Of Onyx And Gianturco Coils In Aorto-Uni-Iliac Stent Grafting Of AAA. Tay KH, Martin ML, Machan LS, Taylor D. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, July 2002; 13: 753-755.

Diffusion Weighted MR Imaging in Acute Stroke: the SGH experience. Chan LL, Khoo JBK, Thng CH, Lim WEH, Tay KH, Tan EK, HM Chang, C Chen, MC Wong, KP Tan.  Singapore Medical Journal, 2002 Vol 43(3):118-123.

Percutaneous Drainage of Liver Abscess Complicated by Hepato-venous Fistula. YFA Chung, KH Tay, BS Tan, AMM Htoo, CH Thng, PKH Chow, LLPJ Ooi, TN Lau. Singapore Medical Journal, 2003;44(6):299-301.