Dr. Bobby Tay, MD

Dr. Bobby Tay, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at UCSF Spine Center

Meet Dr. Bobby Tay, MD

Dr. Tay is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with the UCSF Spine Center.

He utilizes sophisticated surgical techniques, and a dedication to patient care, as he helps those limited by degenerative spine disease, tumor, fracture, or herniation.

Dr. Tay at a Glance

  • Dr. Tay offers advanced, minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical disc replacement, and endoscopic cervical decompression.
  • He customizes treatment plans and collaborates with physiatrists and physical therapists. Whether your condition requires surgical or non-surgical intervention, Dr. Tay strives for the best patient outcome.

Dr. Tay is committed to quality spine care.

Dr. Tay is a member of UCSF Spine Center.

Directions to our primary location in

San Francisco, CA

How Dr. Bobby Tay, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Reconstruction Including Anterior And Posterior Cervical Osteomaties
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Microendoscopic Cervical Foraminotomies
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery For Decompression And Fusion
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Bobby Tay, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence, 1994
  • Drexler Research Fellowship, UCSF Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997
  • LeRoy C. Abbott Resident Resarch Award, 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • AO Spine North America
  • AO Spine International
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Bobby Tay, MD

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
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Primary Location:

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

UCSF Spine Center

Profile last updated: October 23, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.