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Dr Tay Cheong Kiat Julian

Dr Tay Cheong Kiat Julian

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Medicine)


National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Clinical Interest: Electrophysiology & Pacing

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore


​Dr Julian Tay Cheong Kiat is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore.

His clinical subspecialty interest is in Electrophysiology and Pacing.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2015
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (UK), 2017
  • Master of Medicine, MMed (Internal Medicine), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2017

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, May 2024 – Present
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, March 2022 – April 2024
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School, 1 August 2022 - Present
  • Primary Member, Strategy Retreat 2021 Group 2: Population Health Standing Committee, 1st August 2021 – Present


  • SingHealth Outstanding Chief Resident Award, 2021
  • SingHealth Resident Committee Appreciation Award, 2018
  • SingHealth Best House Officer Award, 2016
  • Dean’s List, MBBS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Academy of Medicine Medal 2011

Research Interests

  • Electrophysiology and pacing
  • Registry research


  • Clinical characteristics and outcomes in Asian patients with heart failure and mid-range ejection fraction. Tay JCK, Chia SY, Koh SHM, Sim DKL, Chai P, Loh SY, Jaufeerally FR, Lee SSG, Lim PZY, Yap J. Singapore Medical Journal (In Press 2022)
  • Impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers in COVID-19 patients on in-hospital mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cai XJ, Tay JCK (co-first authors), Kui SL, Aung ST, Tan VH. Singapore Medical Journal 62(11):563
  • Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in a low-volume center using contemporary technology. Tay JCK, XJ Cai, Lin J, Liang S, Him AL, Hamid SBS, Wong KCK, Yeo C, Tan VH. IJC Heart & Vasculature 31:100661
  • Myocardial compressibility: Debunking an age-old paradigm to discriminate diseased from normal myocardium. Tay JCK, Yap J. International Journal of Cardiology 322:284-285
  • When one complication begets another – A case report of radial artery pseudoaneurysm following radial artery occlusion post-transradial coronary angiography. Tay JCK, Wong ASL, Chin CT. Journal of Cardiology Cases 22(2):52-54
  • Impact of chronic kidney disease on outcomes in transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Yap J, Tay JCK (co-first author), Ewe SH, Thiagarajan N, Chia SY, Amanullah MR, Lim SR, Chao VTT, Ho KW. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 49: 273 -84
  • Diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions via conventional flexible bronchoscopy with multiplanar CT planning. De Roza MA, Quah KH, Tay JCK, Toh WQ, Li HH, Kalayanasundaram G, Devanand A. Pulmonary Medicine 2016
  • Impact of direct cardiovascular laboratory activation by emergency physicians on false positive activation rates. Tay JCK, Liow WL, Zhong L, Chua TSJ, Lim SH, Wong ASL, Ong MEH, Ho KW. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 45:351-6
  • A common problem in the elderly with an uncommon cause: hypoglycaemia secondary to the Doege-Potter syndrome. Tay JCK, Teoh HL, Su S. BMJ Case Reports 2015
  • Spontaneous hemopneumothorax: our experience with surgical management. Tay JCK. Yee YC, Asmat A. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 23(3): 308-10

Research Trials