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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

The Neurosurgery service provides a comprehensive range of open and minimally invasive neurological and spinal procedures for both brain and spinal conditions. Our neurosurgeons from Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and National University Hospital specialise in all phases of neurological surgery for the management of brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve diseases, disorders and tumours, including traumatic head and spine injury.

Our range of surgeries includes:

  • Surgical Neuro-oncology
  • Vascular Neurosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Trauma Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery (in a multi-disciplinary team approach with orthopaedic spine surgeons using open and minimally invasive spine techniques)

Surgical Neuro-oncology

  • Excision of brain tumours
  • Excision of cerebral metastases
  • Stereotactic biopsy of brain lesions
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery

Vascular Neurosurgery

  • Evacuation of spontaneous intra-cerebral haemorrhage
  • Cerebral vascular augmentation and revascularisation procedures (extracranial-intracranial bypass)
  • Clipping of cerebral aneurysm
  • Decompressive craniectomy for cerebral infarction
  • Excision of vascular malformations
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery

Skull Base Surgery

  • Excision of skull base tumours
  • Excision of sellar tumours
  • Cranial facial procedures for tumour excision and cerebrospinal leaks

Functional Neurosurgery

  • Deep brain stimulation eg. Parkinson’s Disease
  • Epilepsy surgery including vagal nerve stimulator
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Micro-vascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemi-facial spasm
  • Needloscopic sympathectomy eg. palmar hyperhidrosis, commonly known as sweaty palms
  • Nerve and muscle biopsies for diagnostic purposes
  • Nerve release / decompression procedure

Trauma Neurosurgery

  • Decompressive craniectomy
  • Evacuation of intracranial haemorrhage / contusions
  • Insertion of Intracranial pressure monitor
  • Ventriculo-peritoneal / pleural / atrial shunts
  • Cranioplasty

Spine Surgery

(in conjunction with orthopaedic spine surgeons using open and minimally invasive spine techniques)
  • Degenerative pathologies eg. prolapsed disc, spinal canal stenosis
  • Developmental pathologies eg. tethered cord
  • Oncologic pathologies eg. spine tumours
  • Spinal stabilisation / instrumentation
  • Spinal trauma

NTFGH Clinic A73 Surgery

Clinic A73 & A74 Surgery

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat: 8.30am - 12.30pm
Sun & PH: Closed


Location
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Tower A – Specialist Outpatient Clinics
Level 7

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Photo of Adjunct Associate Professor Low Shiong Wen
Credentials
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (UK), MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Neurosurgery) (Edin), FAMS (Neurosurgery)
Designations
​Group Director, People & Culture and Quality & Safety, NUHS
Head of Division & Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
Specialties
Neurosurgery
Specialty Interests
Neuro-oncology, Neurovascular Pathologies, Neuro-trauma, Spine Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Ira Sun
Credentials
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin)
Designations
Consultant, Neurosurgery
Specialties
Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Lim Su Lone
Credentials
MD (USM), MRCS (Edin), FRCS (Neurosurgery) (Edin)
Designations
Resident Physician, Neurosurgery
Specialty Interests
Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Clinical Associate Professor Yeo Tseng Tsai
Credentials
MBBS, FRACS(Neurosurgery), FAMS
Designations
Visiting Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
Specialties
Cancer, Surgery
Sub Specialties
Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology (Neurosurgery)
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Assistant Professor Sein Lwin
Credentials
MBBS (Burma), MSc Surgery (Burma), MRCS (Edin), MMed.Sc (Gen.Surg) (S'pore), FRCS. Surgical Neurology (UK)
Designations
Director, Neurocritical Unit and Programme Director, Neurosurgery Residency Training, Division of Neurosugery, University Surgical Cluster, NUH
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore (NUS)
Visiting Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
Specialties
Cancer, Surgery
Sub Specialties
Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology (Neurosurgery)
Specialty Interests
Neurovascular surgery Skull base tumors including pituitary tumor surgery Complex spine surgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital