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Chong Hai Tay


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Singapore physician.

Biography of Chong Hai Tay

Chong Hai Tay is the first Singapore physician to have a disease named for him in the Western medical literature. He graduated MBBS in Singapore in 1959 and has held appointments to several hospitals in Singapore. From 1964 to 1971 he was a medical intern and registrar in hospitals in England. Dr. Tay is Chairman of the National Arthritis Foundation. He is currently in private practice and a consultant physician and rheumatologist at Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, Mt. Alvernia Hospital and East Shore Hospital. Chong Hai Tay was the first editor of The Scientific Victorian.

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