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Dr Benjamin Tay Wei Rong

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  • Associate Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Int Med), MRCP (UK)

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medicine

Special Interests:

Advanced Endoscopy, Clinical Education


Dr Benjamin Tay is an Associate Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He graduated with distinction from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2015, then seamlessly completed fellowship training under NUHS where was valedictorian of the 2023 exiting specialists cohort. 

He has special interest in advanced endoscopy, including Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Endoscopic Ultrasound. He is also well versed in general gastroenterology and hepatology, having exited with highest academic distinction and was awarded best trainee in 2023. 

Beyond his clinical endeavors, Dr Tay is dedicated to mentoring aspiring undergraduates and junior clinicians. He is also actively involved in formulation of international guidelines and treatment benchmarks, while championing quality improvement and patient care delivery back at home.


  • 2023 - Valedictorian, NUHS senior residency / specialist fellowship cohort of 2023
  • 2023 - Best exiting Gastroenterology & Hepatology specialist, Singapore
  • 2023 - COVID Resilience medal 
  • 2020 to 2023 - Chief Resident, NUHS Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • 2020 - Best resident tutor, NUHS
  • 2020 - Residency Excellence Award, NUHS
  • 2020 - COVID Dormitory Operations Coin
  • 2019 to 2020 - Chief Resident, NUHS Internal Medicine

Journals & Publications

  1. Benjamin Wei Rong Tay, Daniel Q. Huang et. al. Comparable Outcomes in Early Hepatocellular Carcinomas Treated with Trans-Arterial Chemoembolization and Radiofrequency Ablation. Biomedicines 2022, 10, 2361. [IF - 6.08]
  2. Tan CQL, Loh GYW, Benjamin TWR, Koh CJ, Mok JSR, Hartono JL, Chua KTC, Tan HH, Siah KTH. Dental trauma in endoscopy: A systematic review and experience of a tertiary endoscopy centre. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2023 Aug 16;15(8):518-527. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v15.i8.518. [IF - 5.37, Corresponding author]
  3. Huang DQ, Tan DJH, Ng CH, Amangurbanova M, Sutter N, Lin Tay PW, Lim WH, Yong JN, Tang A, Syn N, Muthiah MD, Tan EXX, Dave S, Tay B, Majzoub AM, Gerberi D, Kim BK, Loomba R. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence in Alcohol-Associated Cirrhosis: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Aug 5:S1542-3565(22)00727-3 [IF - 13.58]
  4. Xiao J, Ng CH, Chin YH, Tan DJH, Lim WH, Lim G, Benjamin T, et al. A Class Effect Network Meta-analysis of Lipid Modulation in Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis for Dyslipidemia. J Clin Transl Hepatol. 2022;10(6):1042-1049. [IF - 4.93]
  5. Xiayan Shen, Benjamin Wei Rong Tay et al. Effectiveness of near-peer simulation for managing the acutely deteriorating patient among residents of an internal medicine junior residency programme. Singapore Med J. 2020 Jan;61(1):34-38. [IF - 3.33] 
  6. Goh SN, Teh LH, Tay WR, et al. Sociodemographic, home environment and parental influences on total and device-specific screen viewing in children aged 2 years and below: an observational study. BMJ Open 2016;6:e009113. [IF - 3.01]
  7. Omid Iravani, Benjamin Wei-Rong Tay, Pei-Jou Chua, George Wai-Cheong Yip, Boon-Huat Bay. Claudins and gastric carcinogenesis. Experimental Biology and Medicine. Vol 238, Issue 4, 2013 pp. 344 – 349. [IF - 4.09]

Professional Memberships

  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 
  • Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom

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