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Dr David Low from National Neuroscience Institute

Adj Assoc Prof Low Chyi Yeu David

​MbbCH.(Ireland), MRCS (Edinburgh), M.Med Surgery (Singapore), FRCS (Neurosurgery), FAMS

Head & Senior Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neurosurgery

Sub-specialties: Neuro-Oncology, Paediatric Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Gliomas, Hydrocephalus, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumours, Neuro-oncology, Paediatric Neurosurgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Department of Neurosurgery National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute
  • Senior Consultant Neurosurgical Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Neurosurgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Profile

Adj Assoc Prof David Low a graduate from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He was conferred his medical degree (MBBCh) in 2000 and returned back to Singapore for his post graduate basic surgical training. He completed his basic surgical training in 2004 where he obtained his membership in General Surgery conferred by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (MRCS Ed). During this time he also completed his Master of Medicine in Surgery (MMed) conferred by the National University of Singapore.

Adj Assoc Prof Low went on to pursue his interest in Neurosurgery and did his advanced surgical training at the National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore) where he worked at the Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He completed his neurosurgical training and was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (FRCS). He was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) in 2010 and went for a 1 year fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada in 2011.

Adj Assoc Prof Low was appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor by the Duke-NUS graduate medical school in 2012 and appointed as the Program Director for the SingHealth Neurosurgical Residency Program in 2013. He was appointed as Head of Neurosurgical Service at KKH in 2015. He has remained in the public hospital practice to train and educate our future generations of neurosurgeons.

Adj Assoc Prof Low’s subspecialty focus is in Paediatric Neurosurgery and Surgical Neuro-oncology (brain tumour surgery).

Education

MbbCH. (Ireland)

MRCS (Edinburgh)

M.Med Surgery (Singapore)

FRCS (Neurosurgery)

FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus)
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute (KKH)
  • ​Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Programme Director, SingHealth Neurosurgical Residency Program

Awards

  • Scholarship, Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP)

Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials