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Neurosurgery

The goal of the Neurosurgery Residency Programme at the National University Health system (NUHS) is to train neurosurgeons with strength in both surgical and academic neurosurgery.

Known to be one of the most technically demanding surgical specialties, our neurosurgical team has been able to consistently achieve excellent clinical outcomes which are of international standards while continuing to participate actively in both extensive research as well as education.

Outstanding Features

  1. Large number and comprehensive range of high-quality cases
  2. Strong emphasis on research and collaboration with multiple neuroscience laboratories and centres
  3. Excellent faculty who are keen on teaching

Programme Structure

Year Rotation Location
R1
6 months of General Surgery rotations
6 months of Neurosurgery
NUHS
R2
 3 months Orthopaedic Surgery /
Anaesthesia / ENT / Plastic Surgery / 
EMD / Opthalmology
3 months of Neurology
NUHS
R3
to
R6

 4 years of Neurosurgery*

Inclusive of 6 months of Neurosurgery Rotation to NTFGH / KTPH in R3 to R5

NUHS / NTFGH / 
KTPH


* Residents are strongly encouraged to complete an intercalated PhD between R4 and R5.


Programme Details

  • Download detailed program information here.
  • Download programme milestone and expectations here.
  • Download achivement timeline and target for core procedures here.

Contact Us

Programme Director
Asst. Prof. Vincent Nga
survndw@nus.edu.sg

Programme Coordinator
Ms Esther Chng
esther_chng@nuhs.edu.sg