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Dr Tay Kenny

Dr Tay Kenny

​MBBS, MRCSEd, MMED Ortho, FRCSEd (Ortho)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Trauma Service

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Hip and Knee Conditions.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Dr. Tay is from the Trauma Service of our Department. His areas of interest involve the management and rehabilitation of patients with fractures and orthopaedic injuries, with particular attention to periprosthetic fractures involving total hip and total knee prostheses.

Dr. Tay completed his medical degree at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2008. He underwent his training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Singhealth from 2012 – 2019. During the course of his training, he undertook an Australian Orthopaedic Association certified arthroplasty fellowship at Epworth Healthcare in Melbourne, participating in complex and revision surgeries, particularly that for periprosthetic fractures.

He is actively involved in the training of residents and medical students, including those from all 3 local medical schools in Singapore. He was awarded the Singhealth Outstanding Resident Award in 2018 and 2019 and the Singhealth Outstanding Faculty Award in 2019. He is also involved in administration work, being appointed as a member to the hospital Medical Board in 2019, and consultant in charge of the House Officers in the Department.

Education

  • ​FRCSEd (Ortho)
  • MMED Ortho
  • MRCSEd
  • MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Member, Singapore General Hospital Medical Board (2019 – present)

Awards

  • ​Outstanding Faculty Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards 2019
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards 2019
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in SingHealth Excels Awards 2018
  • Best Service House Officer, Division of Surgery 2009

Research Interests

  • ​Hip fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures

Publications and Research Trials

  1. ​COVID-19 in Singapore and Malaysia: Rising to the Challenges of Orthopaedic Practice in an Evolving Pandemic Tay K, Kamarul T, Woo YL, Mansor M, Li X, Wong J, Saw A Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal, Jul 2020
  2. Preoperative Hypoalbuminaemia: poor functional outcomes and quality of life after hip fracture surgery Sim DSE, Sim EYL, Tay K, Howe TS, Png MA, Chang PCC, Abdullah HR, Koh JSB Bone, Jul 2020
  3. Where have all the hip fractures gone? K. C. Wong, J. W. G. Cheok, K. X. K. Tay, S. B. Koh, T. S. Howe Osteoporosis International, Jun 2020
  4. From "Business Continuity to "Back to Business" for the Orthopaedic Surgeon During the COVID-19 Pandemic Liow MHL, Tay KXK, Y EMN, Tay KJD, Goh SK, Koh SBJ, Howe TS, Tan HCA Bone & Joint Open, Jun 2020
  5. An Anatomical and Biomechanical Assessment of the Interosseous Membrane of the Cadaveric Forearm Bin Abd Razak HR, Yew AKS, Bin Mohd Moideen IS, Tay KXK, Howe TS, Koh JSB Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume, May 2020
  6. Ensuring Business Continuity of Musculoskeletal Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic Liow MHL, Tay KXK, Y EMN, Tay KJD, Goh SK, Koh SBJ, Howe TS, Tan HCA Bone & Joint Open, May 2020
  7. The Effect of Surgical Approach on Early Complications of Total Hip Arthoplasty K Tay, A Tang, C Fary, S Patten, R Steele, RD Steiger Arthroplasty, Sep 2019
  8. Obesity and venous thromboembolism in Total Knee Arthroplasty patients in an Asian population Tay K, Bin Abd Razak HB, Tan AH Journal of Arthroplasty, Dec 2016

Research Trials