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Dr Leslie Tay

Clinic Details


Clinic Address: 38 Irrawaddy Road Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-51 Singapore 329563

Clinic Number: 6262 0677

Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8.30AM - 1PM, 2PM - 5.30PM, Sat: 8.30AM - 1PM

Dr Leslie Tay is a Consultant Cardiologist & Physician with more than 15 years of clinical experience. He specialises in Interventional Cardiology with expertise in managing patients with complex coronary artery disease.

Interventional Cardiology is the treatment of heart conditions using minimally invasive techniques to pass catheters, balloons, and stents into the heart using small incisions and without the need for major surgery.

Dr Tay performs angiogram and angioplasty procedures using the wrist artery as it significantly reduces the risk of complications. He is experienced with complex interventional techniques including the use of intravascular imaging such as Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), and Rotational atherectomy. He performs angioplasty for calcified lesions, bifurcations, left main disease, and chronic total occlusions.

He trained in the United Kingdom and attained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP UK) before returning to Singapore for Advanced Specialist Training at the National Heart Centre. Dr Tay was awarded a scholarship to train in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular CT at MonashHeart in Melbourne, Australia where he trained under Professor Ian Meredith and Dr Yuvaraj Malaiapan. MonashHeart is at the forefront of cardiovascular research and a major tertiary referral centre. He gained extensive experience in treating patients with complex coronary lesions using the latest in adjunctive interventional techniques. He also attained level 2 accreditation in Cardiovascular CT by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, USA.

Dr Tay is actively involved in research; he is the National Steering Committee member and principle investigator to numerous clinical trials. He is widely published in medical journals and is regularly invited as faculty to give lectures at many international conferences.

Dr Tay is passionate about teaching and is a core faculty member for the SingHealth Cardiology Senior Residency program and a Senior Clinical Lecturer with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He is a teaching faculty member of the Singapore Medical Association Centre for Ethics and Professionalism and is appointed by the Ministry of Health as a member of the National Transplant Ethics Committee.

In recognition for his contribution to clinical and research excellence, he was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow), Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore), and Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.

Dr Tay believes in collaborating with his patients to make well informed decisions about their health and to provide the highest quality of cardiovascular care in a holistic and personalized manner.

MB ChB (UK); BSc. (Hons) (Medical Sciences, UK); MRCP (UK); FRCP (Glasgow); FAMS (Singapore); FAPSIC; ACSM CES (USA)