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Dr Tay Jia Sheng

Dr Tay Jia Sheng

MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Surg), FRCSEd (Gen Surg)


Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery

Sub-specialties: Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Aortic Aneurysms (Thoracic, Thoracoabdominal and Abdominal), Dialysis access for hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, Varicose Veins, Venous Thromboembolism.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre
  • Consultant Department of General Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher
  • SingHealth General Surgery Residency Program
  • SingHealth Family Medicine Residency Program
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Tay Jia Sheng is an Consultant with the Department of Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital. He is a specialist general surgeon further subspecialising in vascular, endovascular and venous surgery.

He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004. Since then, he has had extensive exposure and experience in various surgical disciplines such as General Surgery, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery and Paediatric Surgery before formally embarking on Advanced Specialist Training in General Surgery.

He obtained his Master of Medicine in Surgery from NUS in 2015 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2017. He was practising in Changi General Hospital before joining Sengkang General Hospital in 2019. He is an expert operator in the most innovative surgical techniques in endovascular, vascular and vein surgery and is regularly invited to conduct workshops and showcases for fellow surgeons. He is also a dedicated educator and mentor with a proven track record, having received the Best Educator Award from the Eastern Health Alliance in 2016 and the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence from the Yong Loo Lin Scholl of Medicine, National Univarsity of Singapore in 2020. Outside of his clinical and teaching portflio, he is actively interested in the use of information and communications technology such as augmented/mixed reality and artifical intelligence to improve educational, clinical, and surgical outcomes.


  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • MMed (Surg)
  • FRCSEd (Gen Surg)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of Singapore
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member, Singapore Medical Council


  • Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 2020
  • Best Educator Award – Medical, Young Educator Award, Eastern Health Alliance, Singapore, 2016
  • Silver Award, Eastern Health Alliance Caring Awards, Singapore, 2014
  • Best Medical Poster Presentation, 3rd Prize, Eastern Health Alliance Scientific Meeting, Singapore, 2012

Research Interests


  1. Tay JS, Ching SS, Tan YK, Kum SWC. Endovascular retrograde recanalization in Asian critical limb ischaemia patients. ANZ J Surg. 2017 Sep;87(9):E61-E64. doi: 10.1111/ans.13649. Epub 2016 Jun 3.
  2. Soon SXT, Yap CJQ, Lee SQW, Tay JS, Choke TCE, Chong TT, Tang TY. The Below-the-Knee Paclitaxel Angioplasty Meta-Analysis Lacks the Bite of Its Blockbuster Predecessor; Shall We Let Sleeping Dogs Lie for Now? Ann Vasc Med. 2020; 3(1): 1012.
  3. Choke E, Tang TY, Cheng SC, Tay JS. Treatment of lower limb ischaemia in patients with diabetes. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2020; 36(S1):e3262.
  4. Choke E, Tay JS. Achieving Thinned Blood: One Size Fits All?
  5. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 Jan;59(1):148. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2019.09.499. Epub 2019 Oct 1. PMID: 31582299.
  6. Tay TEJ, Tay JS, Choke TCE, Sachdeva P. May-Thurner Syndrome: A Consideration for Deep Vein Thrombosis in Males. Case Rep Med. 2020; 2020:2324637. Published 2020 May 23. doi:10.1155/2020/2324637.
  7. Choke E, Tay JS. SISMAD: Leave Alone or Stent? Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 19:S1078-5884(20)30782-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2020.08.041. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32962918.

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