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Dr Leslie Tay


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Straits Specialists Clinic


Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #02-03
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours

8.30am to 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)
8.30am to 1pm (Sat)


Dr Leslie Tay is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Physician with more than 15 years of clinical experience. He specialises in Interventional Cardiology, Preventive and Sports Cardiology, and Cardiovascular CT imaging.

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 of Singapore.

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 regional tertiary referral centre for Victoria, Australia. 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.

In 2012, Dr Tay was appointed Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Changi General Hospital and a Visiting Consultant at National Heart Centre Singapore. Dr Tay is a firm believer in clinical practice improvement and implemented numerous practice changes that lead to improved patient safety and outcome.

Bring actively involved in cardiovascular research; Dr Tay is the National Steering Committee member and principal 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, National University of Singapore.

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.

Dr Tay also has a strong 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 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 cost effective manner. He believes in working ethically and with integrity to build long term relationships with his patients.