After receiving his medical degree at Michigan State University in 1991, Dr. Tay completed his first-year residency in internal medicine at Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. As a Health Profession Scholarship Program participant, Dr. Tay spent time with the U.S. Navy Submarine Fleet as an undersea and diving medical officer. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at Saint Mary’s Integrated Hospitals Program in San Francisco in 1998. He then became certified by the American Board of Radiology in radiation oncology.
During his training and early years of practice, he developed special interests in brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. He was in private practice with Radiation Oncology Associates in Reno, Nevada, implemented an LDR brachytherapy program at Saint Mary’s in 1998, and became Chair of the Cancer Committee at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, in 2004. He was also a consultant for a brachytherapy technology company and the Northern Nevada Hyperbaric Center.
At its opening in 2005, Dr. Tay was Medical Director of the Radiation Oncology Department at Saint Mary’s, where he established cancer clinical trials and implemented intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), HDR brachytherapy, and CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery treatments.
His memberships include the Washoe County Medical Society, Nevada Oncology Society, Wilderness Medical Society, American Brachytherapy Society, American College of Radiation Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the CyberKnife Society.
Where to find Jonathan Tay, MD
645 N Arlington Ave, Ste 120
Reno, NV 89503
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm