Dr. Chhay Tay, MD

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Dr. Chhay Tay, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

Pinewood Medical Clinic, Magnolia, TX 6318 FM 1488 Rd Ste 100, Magnolia, TX 77354 Get Directions
(936) 321-3110

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Tay believes in treating diseases or problems early rather than dealing with them later on when more complications arise. He is conservative with his treatment approach whenever possible and aggressive when it is indicated. As such, Dr. Tay emphasize lifestyle changes with his diabetic patients but uses medications when necessary in order to control their diabetes. He believes in treating patients the way he wants to be treated himself and makes every effort to listen and address all his patient's concerns.Read more

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Dr. Tay has been practicing in the field of endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism since 2004. Dr. Tay enjoys treating...Read more

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MHealth Insured
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (22)
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Metabolism Disorders
  • Thyroid Disorders

Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Tay says..

Endocrine disorders including diabetes, thyroid disorders, thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer, pituitary disease and pituitary tumors, parathyroid disorders and calcium disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, testosterone deficiency, menopausal disorders, hormonal imbalance, gynecomastia, tumors of the endocrine gland, pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes and other disease of the endocrine system.

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  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

Dr. Tay says..

Dr. Tay is experienced in performing neck and thyroid ultrasound, ultrasound guided needle biopsy of thyroid nodules, lymph nodes and masses in the neck.  He also gives IV Reclast infusion and Prolia injections for the treatment of osteoporosis and osteopenia.  Dr. Tay is experienced in treating patients on the insulin pump and in real time continuous glucose monitoring. 

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  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    UNLV/Nev Sch Med

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Dr. Tay's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tay's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Tay

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Tay says...

Dr. Tay has been practicing in the field of endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism since 2004.  Dr. Tay enjoys treating various endocrine disorders and helping his patients improve and become healthier.  He has obtained ECNU certification by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and has performed numerous neck and thyroid ultrasound as well as ultrasound guided biopsy of thyroid nodules.  Dr. Tay was previously an assistant professor of medicine & endocrinology and has done research and had publications appearing in various peer review journals.  He has given many lectures at medical conferences in the field of endocrinology & diabetes.  Dr. Tay is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

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Dr. Tay's Care Philosophy

Dr. Tay believes in treating diseases or problems early rather than dealing with them later on when more complications arise.  He is conservative with his treatment approach whenever possible and aggressive when it is indicated.  As such, Dr. Tay emphasize lifestyle changes with his diabetic patients but uses medications when necessary in order to control their diabetes. He believes in treating patients the way he wants to be treated himself and makes every effort to listen and address all his patient's concerns.

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Dr. Tay says...

Endocrine disorders including diabetes, thyroid disorders, thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer, pituitary disease and pituitary tumors, parathyroid disorders and calcium disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, testosterone deficiency, menopausal disorders, hormonal imbalance, gynecomastia, tumors of the endocrine gland, pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes and other disease of the endocrine system.

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Dr. Tay says...

Dr. Tay is experienced in performing neck and thyroid ultrasound, ultrasound guided needle biopsy of thyroid nodules, lymph nodes and masses in the neck.  He also gives IV Reclast infusion and Prolia injections for the treatment of osteoporosis and osteopenia.  Dr. Tay is experienced in treating patients on the insulin pump and in real time continuous glucose monitoring.