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Dr Tay Kaijun

Dr Tay Kaijun


Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Otorhinolaryngology - Head &Neck Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Physician Faculty, Otolaryngology Residency Programme, SingHealth
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School


​Dr Tay Kaijun is an ENT surgeon with a special interest in Rhinology (treatment of nose related conditions). 


  • ​Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (Otorhinolaryngology) 2023
  • Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) 2020
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) 2017
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) (ENT) 2015
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Singapore) 2014

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Top scorer at National Otolaryngology Exit Examination 2023
  • Singhealth Digital Bounty Hunter Award 2023
  • Outstanding Resident Award 2022
  • Service with A Heart Award 2020
  • Singhealth Best House Officer Award 2015
  • Gold Award Singapore Young Investigator Award -  Quality, Health Services Research 2013 (as co-author)
  • Best Poster Award - APSCI 2013 (as co-author)
  • Otolaryngology Society Undergraduate Book Prize 2013

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  1. ​The impact of cytology screening and HPV vaccination on the burden of cervical cancer. Tay K, Tay SK. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jun
  2. Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of Post-irradiation and de novo Sarcomas of the Head and Neck: A Histologically Matched Case-Control Study. Yeang MS*, Tay K*, Ong WS, Thiagarajan A, Tan DS, Ha TC, Teo PT, Soo KC, Tan HK, Iyer NG Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Apr 19 *Co-First Author
  3. Factors affecting the uptake of cervical cancer screening among nurses in Singapore. Tay K., Tay, S. K., Tesalona, K. C., Rashid, N. M., Tai, E. Y., & Najib, S. J. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2015 Sep 
  4. Re-irradiation versus Chemo-re-irradiation for Unresectable, Recurrent/Persistent/Second-Primary Head and Neck Cancer: A Pooled-analysis of Published Data. Tay K, A Kwa, Lim CM. International Journal of Head and Neck Science. 2020 July
  5. Diagnosis, Prognosticators, and Management of Acute Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis: Multidisciplinary Consensus Statement and Evidence‐Based Review with Recommendations. Lauren T. Roland, […] , Kaijun Tay, […] et al. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2023
  6. Outcomes of Endoscopic versus Microscopic Myringoplasty (Abstract). Kaijun Tay, Barrie Y. B. Tan. Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery 157.1_suppl (2017): P255
  7. How Well Do Consumers Understand Healthcare Financing?—A Community-Based Survey of Residents in a Public Housing Estate in Singapore (Abstract). S Lau, YZ Lee, K Tay, CS Tan, NP Fong. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 2013 Sep;42(9 suppl):153.

Research Trials

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