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Dr Tay Leslie

Dr Tay Leslie
Dr Tay Leslie
  • Orchard Heart Specialist Clinic

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #06-06
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6235 2290
  • Specialty

    • Cardiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science (Honours), UK
    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore
    • Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
    • Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • Chinese
    • English
    • Malay

Background

  • Dr Leslie Tay is a cardiologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He specialises in interventional cardiology with expertise in managing patients with complex coronary artery disease. He has special interests in sports cardiology and cardiovascular CT imaging.
  • He trained in the United Kingdom and attained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians before returning to Singapore for advanced specialist training at the National Heart Centre of Singapore.
  • Dr Tay was awarded a scholarship to train in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography (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 regional tertiary referral centre. He gained extensive experience in treating patients with complex coronary lesions using the latest in adjunctive interventional techniques. He has also attained level 2 accreditation in cardiovascular CT by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, USA.
  • Dr Tay has a keen interest in sports medicine and is a strong advocate of preventive cardiology. He is a certified clinical exercise specialist accredited by the American College of Sports Medicine since 2009.
  • In 2012, Dr Tay was appointed Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Changi General Hospital and Visiting Consultant at the National Heart Centre of Singapore. Dr Tay is a firm believer in clinical practice improvement and has implemented numerous practice changes that lead to improved patient safety and outcome.
  • Being actively involved in cardiovascular research, Dr Tay is a member of the national steering committee and the principal investigator in numerous clinical trials. He has published widely in medical journals and is regularly invited as a faculty member to give lectures at many international conferences.
  • Dr Tay is passionate about teaching and is a core faculty member of the Singhealth Cardiology Senior Residency programme and a senior clinical lecturer with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He has a keen interest in medical ethics and has co-authored a book entitled 'Medico-Legal and Ethical Issues in Cardiology and General Medicine' (2010, McGraw Hill). Dr Tay 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 of Glasgow), Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, and Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.

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