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Assoc Prof Low Chyi Yeu David

Dr David Low from National Neuroscience Institute

Assoc Prof Low Chyi Yeu David

MbbCh. (Royal College of surgeons in Ireland), MRCS (Edinburgh), M.Med Surgery (Singapore), FRCS (Surgical Neurology), FAMS

Deputy Medical Director, Head & Senior Consultant

Deputy Medical Director (Clinical), Head & Senior Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neurosurgery

Sub-specialties: Neuro-Oncology, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Epilepsy Surgery, Hydrocephalus, Neuro-oncology, Paediatric Neurosurgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Deputy Medical Director (Clinical), 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
  • Director, Neurosurgical Oncology Programme Department of Neurosurgery National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute

Academic Appointments

  • Vice Chair Faculty Affairs & Development SingHealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Adj Assoc Prof David Low is 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 the Programme Director for the SingHealth Neurosurgical Residency Programme from 2013 to 2019 where he was involved in the development of the education program and training of residents in neurosurgery. He also served as the Head of Neurosurgical Service at KKH from 2015 to 2019.

He is currently appointed the Deputy Medical Director (Clinical) and Head of Department at the National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus) and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Development for the SingHealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Clinical Program.

Adj Assoc Prof Low’s subspecialty interest is in adult and paediatric brain tumours, epilepsy surgery and hydrocephalus.

Education

MbbCh. (Royal College of surgeons in Ireland)
MRCS (Edinburgh)
M.Med Surgery (Singapore)
FRCS (Surgical Neurology)
FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Deputy Medical Director (Clinical), National Neuroscience Institute
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus)
  • Vice Chair Faculty Affairs & Development, SingHealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Programme
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute (SGH Campus)
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute (KKH Campus)
  • Director, Neurosurgical Oncology Programme, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Adjunct Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member of the International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgeons

Awards

  • Scholarship, Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) (2011
  • SingHealth GCEO Excellence award – Outstanding Educator (2018)
  • Singapore National Healthcare Awards Silver (2015)
  • Singapore National Healthcare Awards Gold (2016)
  • Singapore National Healthcare Awards Star (2017)

Research Interests

Publications

Research Trials