Credentials MBBS, MRCP, FAMS
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Dialect, Teochew Dialect, Hokkien Dialect
Associated Treatments

Endocrine conditions like diabetes, obesity, thyroid dysfunction, and other hormones dysfunction presenting with irregular periods, osteoporosis and calcium and salt imbalances in the body.


Dr Tay Tunn Lin graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2004 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), obtained her post-graduate Internal Medicine degree, Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 2008, and subsequently completed her specialist training in Endocrinology in 2012.

Upon completing her specialist training, Dr Tay worked as a consultant at Changi General Hospital (CGH) and was also the Director of the Diabetes Centre since 2015 before she left for private practice in 2019

  • Incidence and risk factors for development of new-onset diabetes after kidney transplantation. YM Bee, HC Tan, Tunn Lin Tay, TY Kee, SY Goh, PC Kek. Ann Acad Med 2011; 40(4): 160-167
  • HbA1c May not be a sensitive determinant of Diabetic status in the Elderly. Tunn Lin Tay, Joo Pin Foo, Eberta Tan, Richard Chen, Joan Khoo, Shui Boon Soh, Vanessa Au, Li Wei Cho. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2011; 92(2): e31-33
  • Sensitivity of A1C to diagnose diabetes is decreased in high-risk older Southeast Asians. J Khoo, Tunn Lin Tay, Joo Pin Foo, Eberta Tan, Shui Boon Soh, Richard Chen, Vanessa Au, Jen Min Ng, Li Wei Cho. J Diabetes Complications, 2012; 26(2): 99-101
  • Hypoglycemia and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Admitted to the General Ward in a Hospital in Singapore. Yueh Chien Kuan, Joan Khoo, Tunn Lin Tay. Endocrine Practice, 2014, 20(10), 1093-1094
  • TRIal to slow the Progression Of Diabetes (TRIPOD): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial using wireless technology and incentives.  Trials 20, 650 (2019)  Lim, R.S.M., Gardner, D.S.L., Bee, Y.M. Cheung, Y.B; Bairavi J, Gandhi M, Goh S.Y, Ho E.T.L, Lin X, Tan N.C, Tay T.L, Finkelstein E.A
  • Effect of multidisciplinary intensive targeted care in improving diabetes mellitus outcomes: a randomized controlled pilot study – the Integrated Diabetes Education, Awareness and Lifestyle modification in Singapore  (IDEALS) Program. Trials 20, 549 (2019)  Tan, E., Khoo, J., Gani, L.U. Gani, Malakar R, Tay T.L, Tirukonda P.S, Kam J.W, Aung S.T, Tang T.Y
  • Treatment of Primary Aldosteronism and Reversal of Renin Suppression Improves Left Ventricular Systolic Function. Front. Endocrinol., 2022; 13:1-12. Troy Puar, Cheong CK, Roger SY Foo, Tu TM, Zhang MF, Yew JL, Tay TL, Chai SC
  • Proton Pump Inhibitor use amongst patients with severe hypomagnesemia. Front. Pharm 2023; 14:1-9. Sherry Seah, YK Tan, Kevin Teh, Loh WJ, Tan PT, Goh LC, Roy Debayoti, Aw TC, Tay TL, Troy Puar

Dr Tay received the Care Award (Silver) in 2012 and the Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold) in 2019 and 2020, in recognition of her high standards in patient care.

Dr Tay also takes an active role in educating the younger generation of doctors, being appointed the Associate Program Director of house officers since 2014 and was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award at the Residency in Singhealth Excels Awards 2019


Member of the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore