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Neurosurgery Residency Programme

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
6 months of General Surgery rotations
6 months of Neurosurgery
 3 months Orthopaedic Surgery /
Anaesthesia / ENT / Plastic Surgery / 
EMD / Opthalmology
3 months of Neurology

 4 years of Neurosurgery*

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


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

Programme Details

Our Faculty

Programme Director
Asst. Prof. Vincent Nga

Core Faculty
Dr Teo Kejia
Cln A/Prof Yeo Tseng Tsai
Asst. Prof. Sein Lwin

Contact Us

Programme Director
Asst. Prof. Vincent Nga

Programme Coordinator
Ms Michelle Kuan


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