Dr Tan Siah Heng James - Neurosurgery

Dr Tan Siah Heng James


Medical Reviewer




Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Mandarin, Teochew



Insurance Panel

AIA, Great Eastern, HSBC Life, NTUC Income, Singlife with Aviva

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Key achievements

  • Performed more than 10,000 cervical spinal operations since 2000
  • Initiated the use of artificial cervical disc implants in spinal surgery in Asia
  • One of the few surgeons to introduce the use of facet joint radiofrequency treatment for neck and back pain
  • Former director of the spine programme at the National Neuroscience Institute


Associated treatments

  • Computer-guided stereotactic neurosurgery
  • Cranio-spinal stabilisation
  • Spinal laminectomy & spinal stabilisation procedures
  • Sympathectomy
  • Transsphenoidal surgery

Fellowship and accreditation

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery) of Edinburgh, UK

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery) of Glasgow, UK

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Neurosurgery) of Edinburgh, UK

Contact for international patients

Parkway Support Centre


Neurosurgery International

6A Napier Road #02-42
Gleneagles Annexe Block
Singapore 258500
6476 7266
6476 2066

Neurosurgery International

3 Mount Elizabeth #06-03
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510
6737 6386
6737 6836