Dr Joshua Tay graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2007. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery in Singapore and was awarded the College of Surgeons Gold Medal for the best performance at the Otolaryngology exit examinations in 2015.
Dr Tay was awarded the Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship, during which he completed a PhD in Cancer Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine focusing on molecular subtypes of nasopharyngeal cancer, under the guidance of Professors John B. Sunwoo and Robert B. West. Dr Tay’s research interest involves classifying tumors based on their gene signatures and matching them with targeted therapies for personalized treatment.
He is currently a Consultant at the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. In his clinical practice, Dr Tay sees patients with general Ear, Nose and Throat conditions, as well as patients with nasopharyngeal cancer.
2019 - Poster Award Presentation - Others (The 6th NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) 2019)
Best Poster (Clinical Science), NCIS Annual Meeting, 2019
Outstanding Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference on NPC, 2018
College of Surgeons Gold Medal, 2016
Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow