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Dr. Valerie Tay

Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon


  • Otology
  • Laryngology

Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Sinus
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Thyroid and salivary glands
  • Paediatric ENT


English, Mandarin


MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Otolaryngology), MRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Otolaryngology) (Singapore), HMDP Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery (Navi Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, South Korea)

Professional Profile:

Dr Valerie Tay is a senior consultant Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon, who has special interests in breathing and sleep problems, septorhinoplasty, facial plastic surgery, facial nerve palsy and facial rejuvenation. She also does surgery for the nose and sinuses, face and neck (including endoscopic sinus surgery, salivary gland and thyroid surgery) for adults and children (with common problems such as allergic rhinitis, enlarged tonsils and adenoids).

Dr Valerie Tay graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and won the ENT Bookprize, an award for the best student of the year in otolaryngology.

She pursued advanced sub-specialty training in Facial Plastic Surgery in the renowned Navi Plastic Surgery Clinic, a high volume plastic surgery centre in Seoul, South Korea, and has spent a year in Seoul learning the most modern and advanced techniques for rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, as well as minimally invasive treatments (fillers, botulinum toxins).

As the Chief of the facial plastic surgery service while she was working in the TTSH ENT department, she spearheaded the first Facial Palsy Clinic in Singapore, a multi-disciplinary clinic that provides holistic care of facial palsy patients, offering facial retraining therapy, chemodenervation as well as surgical facial reanimation.