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Our Services

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 Adj A/Prof Low Shiong Wen
Designations
  • Head of Division & Senior Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of General Surgery
  • ​Group Director, People & Culture and Quality & Safety, NUHSVice Chairman, Medical Board (Patient Experience and Culture)
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (UK), MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Neurosurgery) (Edin), FAMS (Neurosurgery), LLB(Hons)
Specialties
Surgery
Sub-specialties
Neurosurgery
Specialty Interests
Neuro-oncology, Neurovascular Pathologies, Neuro-trauma, Spine Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Clin A/Prof Yeo Tseng Tsai
Designations
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of General Surgery
Qualifications
MBBS, FRACS(Neurosurgery), FAMS
Specialties
Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Sub-specialties
Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology (Neurosurgery)
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Ira Sun
Designations
  • Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of General Surgery
Qualifications
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin)
Specialties
Surgery
Sub-specialties
Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Photo of Dr Lim Su Lone
Designations
  • Resident Physician, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of General Surgery
Qualifications
MD (USM), MRCS (Edin), FRCS (Neurosurgery) (Edin)
Specialty Interests
Neurosurgery
Institutions
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital