Dr Tay Tunn Lin is a Senior Consultant Endocrinologist with more than 15 years of clinical experience. Dr Tay specialises in the management of all endocrine conditions, particularly diabetes and thyroid disorders. She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2004 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), obtained her post-graduate Internal Medicine degree, Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2008, and subsequently completed her specialist training in Endocrinology in 2012.
Upon completing her specialist training, Dr Tay consulted at Changi General Hospital (CGH) and is also the Director of the Diabetes Centre since 2015. Apart from consulting at her own private practice, Dr Tay is also a Visiting Consultant at CGH today.
Dr Tay has special expertise in managing early onset diabetes from her years managing the young adult diabetes clinic in restructured hospitals since 2015. She was involved in setting up the service of managing young patients with diabetes transiting from pediatric to adult care as well as in charge of all diabetes-related management issues in the inpatient and outpatient setting. She is well-published in her field, and received the Care Award (Silver) in 2012 and the Singapore Health Quality Service award (Gold) in 2019 and 2020 in recognition of her high standards in patient care.
In setting up her own practice, Dr Tay aims to deliver personalised and high-quality care for her patients, including those who require long-term management.
CREDENTIALS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Gold 2020
Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Silver 2019
CGH Improvement Festival Gold award 2019
CGH Improvement Festival Silver and Gold awards 2018
Care Award (Silver) 2014
Best Registrar 28/09/11 CGH Endocrine
Best Registrar 05/05/10 CGH Endocrine
Best Poster Award 19/06/10 Endocrine Society 92nd Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, US
Best Medical Officer 1/11/07-4/5/08 CGH Medicine
Best House Officer 30/8/04-29/12/04 NUH Surgery
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