Assistant Professor Vincent Nga is currently a Consultant with the Division of Neurosurgery, National University Health System. He received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2007. He underwent basic General Surgical training and then advanced Neurosurgical training at the National University Hospital of Singapore.
He was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award 2014 for which he underwent 2 years of further training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom. At Cambridge, he was trained in paediatric neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neurovascular, neurotrauma and complex spinal surgery. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Surgical Neurology) in 2015.
Assistant Professor Nga subsequently completed his Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Toronto, Canada. He was trained in Neuro-oncology, Neuro-endoscopy, Spinal Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Neurovascular, Craniofacial and Congenital malformation surgeries.
His clinical and research interests include Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology, Neurovascular Surgery, Traumatic Head Injuries, Hydrocephalus and Biodegradable Skull Reconstructive Materials. He has been principal investigator and co-investigator in several local and international basic science research and clinical trials.
He also actively contributes to undergraduate and post-graduate education as an examiner at the MBBS Surgical Examinations and as the Programme Director of the NUHS Neurosurgery Residency Programme.
Education and Fellowships
MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edinburgh), FRCSEd (Surgical Neurology)
Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada