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Dr Swati Jain

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  • Associate Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Department of General Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


B.Eng (Honours), MD, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Surgical Neurology)



Special Interests:

Awake craniotomy for brain tumours, endoscopic resection of pituitary tumours, skull base tumours, degenerative spinal disease, spinal tumours


Dr. Swati Jain is currently as an Associate Consultant in the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital. She completed her bachelors degree in biomedical engineering at National University of Singapore in 2010 and subsequently pursued medicine at Duke-NUS Medical School. She was accepted into the neurosurgical residency program at National University Health System in 2015, completing the residency program in 2021. She graduated with the highest scores in the exit examination (Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (Ediburgh) in Surgical Neurology). She completed a one year neurotrauma fellowship at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom under the supervision of Prof Peter Hutchinson, Mr. Adel Helmy and Mr. Ivan Timofeev. Her neurosurgical practice focuses on neuro-oncology, skull base tumours, degenerative spine and neurotrauma. She is particularly interested in understanding language representation in multilingual individuals, which she will be pursuing as a PhD at Christ's College, University of Cambridge.


  • Gold Medal for Highest Scores in FRCSEd (Surgical Neurology) Exam 2021 (given on 17/11/2022)

Journals & Publications

  1. Chin Lik Tan, Swati Jain, Hui-Minn Chan, Will Loh, Kejia Teo “Awake craniotomy for brain tumor resection: Patient experience and acceptance in an Asian population”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2022 
  2. Swati Jain, Hui-Minn Chan, Will Loh, Kejia Teo “Performing Awake Craniotomies during COVID-19: A Singapore Perspective”, Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, 2021
  3. Anil Gopinathan, Swati Jain, Yang Cunli, Tseng Tsai Yeo, Kejia Teo, Sein Lwin, Vincent Nga “Flow Diversion In Acute Sub Arachnoid Haemorrhage: A Single Centre Five Year Experience” Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, 2021 
  4. Swati Jain, Joel Lau, Chee Hoe Kong, Koy Min Chue “Lessons learnt from COVID-19 pandemic: a surgical resident's perspective” ANZ Journal of Surgery 2020
  5. Swati Jain, Anil Gopinathan, Zhi Xu Ng, Eugene Wei Ren Yang, Sein Lwin, Tseng Tsai Yeo, Ming Yang, Jiaxu Lim, Chee Hong Hew, Brian Chan, Boon Chuan Pang “Pseudoaneurysm Resulting In Rebleeding After Evacuation Of Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage - A Case Report”, World Neurosurgery, 2020
  6. Swati Jain, Zhi Xu Ng, Eugene Wei Ren Yang “Right Parietal Skull Xanthoma Characterised As A Metastatic Deposit - A Case Report”, World Neurosurgery, 2020
  7. Ryan Hamer, Swati Jain, Colin Teo, Will Loh, Chan Hui-Minn, Yeo Tseng Tsai, Teo Kejia “Optimizing the onco-functional balance in supratentorial brain tumour surgery: A single institution’s initial experience with intraoperative cortico-subcortical mapping and monitoring in Singapore”, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 2020
  8. Swati Jain, Chan Hui-Minn, Yeo Tseng Tsai, Teo Kejia “Language Mapping of Hindi and English in A Bilingual Patient During Resection of A Right Frontal Glioma - A Case Report”, World Neurosurgery, 2019
  9. Lee SWY, Ming Y, Swati Jain, Chee SY, Teo K, Chou N, Lwin S, Yeo TT, Nga VDW “Factors Predicting Outcomes in Surgically Treated Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury”, Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, 2019
  10. Win Sen Kuan, Irwani Ibrahim, Benjamin Leong, Swati Jain,  Qingshu Lu, Malcolm Mahadevan, “Emergency Department Management of Sepsis Patients: A Randomized, Goal-Oriented, Noninvasive Sepsis Trial”, Annals of Emergency Medicine, March 2016

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

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