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Dr Melissa Tay Hui Wen

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  • Associate Consultant, Department of Urology, National University Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
MBBS (Spore), MRCS (Edin), MMed Surg (Spore), FRCS Uro (Glasgow), FAMS (Urology)
Chronic Programme (Live Better), FAST Programme (Get Better)
Special Interests:
Female Urology, Functional Urology, Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections, Adolescent and Transitional Care Urology , ​


Dr Melissa Tay graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2010. She obtained post-graduate qualifications from the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians (Glasgow) in 2017 and completed her urology specialist training in 2018.
Dr Tay manages general urology conditions with a special interest in female and functional urology, recurrent urinary tract infections and adolescent transitional care urology. In line with her interests, she has pioneered the intravesical treatment for recurrent urinary tract infections in the department. 
Dr Tay is also a faculty of the clinical faculty scheme at the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. She participates in undergraduate and postgraduate education and is involved in various teaching curriculums for undergraduate medical students and other healthcare professionals.


Best Scientific Award (Poster) – 12th Asia-Pacific Congress of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Journals & Publications

1. High R.E.N.A.L Nephrometry Scores are associated with pathological upstaging of clinical T1 renal cell carcinomas in radical nephrectomy specimens: implications for nephron-sparing surgery.
Tay MHW, Thamboo TP, Wu FMW, Zhaojin C, Choo TB, Ramaan L, Tiong HY
J Endourol. 2014 Sep 28(9): 1138 – 42 doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0123. Epub 2014 Jun 24.
2. Postoperative risk of chronic kidney disease in radical nephrectomy and donor nephrectomy patients
Wu Mei Wen Fiona, Tay Hui Wen Melissa, Chen Zhaojin, Tai Choo Bee, Tan Guan Lim Lincoln, Raman Lata, Tiong Ho Yee
The Canadian Journal of Urology, Aug 2014; 21(4): 7351 – 7357
3. Preoperative Renal Volume: A Surrogate Measure for Radical Nephrectomy-Induced Chronic Kidney Disease
Fiona Mei Wen Wu, Melissa Hui Wen Tay, Bee Choo Tai, Zhaojin Chen, Lincoln Tan, Benjamin Yen Seow Goh, Lata Rama, Ho Yee Tiong
J Endourol. 2015 Dec 1; 29(12): 1406-1411