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Senior Consultant Endocrinologist - Dr Tay Tunn Lin
Dr. Tay Tunn Lin
Senior Consultant Endocrinologist
MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Endocrinology)

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.
Committee Work
  • Chair of Singapore Healthcare Improvement Network (SHINe) hypoglycaemia prevention team – 2015 to current
  • Chair of insulin work group in Medication Safety Committee – 2015 to current
  • Director of Diabetes Centre - 2015 to current
Publications & Research Trials
  • Incidence and risk factors for development of new-onset diabetes after kidney transplantation. YM Bee, HC Tan, Tunn Lin Tay, TY Kee, SY Goh, PC Kek. Ann Acad Med 2011; 40(4): 160-167
  • HbA1c May not be a sensitive determinant of Diabetic status in the Elderly. Tunn Lin Tay, Joo Pin Foo, Eberta Tan, Richard Chen, Joan Khoo, Shui Boon Soh, Vanessa Au, Li Wei Cho. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2011; 92(2): e31-33
  • Sensitivity of A1C to diagnose diabetes is decreased in high-risk older Southeast Asians. J Khoo, Tunn Lin Tay, Joo Pin Foo, Eberta Tan, Shui Boon Soh, Richard Chen, Vanessa Au, Jen Min Ng, Li Wei Cho. J Diabetes Complications, 2012; 26(2): 99-101
  • Hypoglycemia and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Admitted to the General Ward in a Hospital in Singapore. Yueh Chien Kuan, Joan Khoo, Tunn Lin Tay. Endocrine Practice, 2014, 20(10), 1093-1094
  • TRIal to slow the Progression Of Diabetes (TRIPOD): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial using wireless technology and incentives. Trials 20, 650 (2019) Lim, R.S.M., Gardner, D.S.L., Bee, Y.M. Cheung, Y.B; Bairavi J, Gandhi M, Goh S.Y, Ho E.T.L, Lin X, Tan N.C, Tay T.L, Finkelstein E.A
  • Effect of multidisciplinary intensive targeted care in improving diabetes mellitus outcomes: a randomized controlled pilot study – the Integrated Diabetes Education, Awareness and Lifestyle modification in Singapore (IDEALS) Program. Trials 20, 549 (2019) Tan, E., Khoo, J., Gani, L.U. Gani, Malakar R, Tay T.L, Tirukonda P.S, Kam J.W, Aung S.T, Tang T.Y
Education Activities (Teaching Portfolio)
  • Performance Review Committee Member since 2013
  • PGY1 core faculty since 2017
  • Singhealth senior residency program (endocrine) since 2013 to June 2018
  • Associate Program Director for PGY1 since June 2018
Awards & Honours
  • 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

WHY LIVINGSTONE ENDOCRINOLOGY?

We strongly believe that endocrine conditions can be managed to achieve good clinical outcomes by partnering with our patients, together with the provision of high quality, all-rounded and consistent care that our team is committed to.
Compassionate and Holistic Care
Personalised, Compassionate and Holistic Care
Endocrinology Clinic
Well-Equipped Facilities & Up-to-Date Treatments
Endocrine Medicine
Multi-Pronged Care: Nutrition, Lifestyle, Medicines
Endocrine System Test
Wide Variety of Diagnostic Tests including Rapid Results
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“Dr Tay is an experienced endocrinologist who is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all her patients.”
Let Livingstone Endocrinology Walk You Through This Journey
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Livingstone Endocrinology Clinic Singapore
Mount Alvernia Hospital, 820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #06-07, Singapore 574623
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
3 Mount Elizabeth, #14-13, Singapore 228510
Parkway East Medical Centre
319 Joo Chiat Place, #02-05, Singapore 427989
(Dr Tay is a Visiting Consultant)