Our Services

Neurosurgery

2024/02/22

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)

The Department also offers Clinical Fellowship Programmes. For more information, click here.

Services
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
Clinic Location
Clinic A73 & A74 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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