Dr Nicolas Kon is a neurosurgeon at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital with knowledge in:
- Neuro-oncology (brain tumours, awake surgery)
- Minimally invasive brain surgery (deep subcortical tumours, brain haemorrhage)
- Functional neurosurgery (trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, spasticity, spinal cord stimulation)
- Deep brain stimulation (Parkinson's disease, tremors, dystonias and other movement disorders)
After completing medical school, Dr Kon continued his medical training in neurosurgery and neurocritical care at various institutes in the UK which include the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (London), Charing Cross Hospital (London), Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge) as well as the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) in Singapore.
He obtained his PhD at Imperial College London and subsequently completed his fellowship at Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto in Canada.
Before practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Dr Kon was a consultant neurosurgeon at both Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) campuses under the Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute.
Currently, he is an Adj Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He is actively involved in several clinical and translational research and multi-centre international trials. In addition, he holds several patents for his discoveries. He has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and serves on the Centralised Institutional Review Board. Dr Kon is the first neurosurgeon to use the Brainpath minimally invasive neurosurgical technique in Asia.
He has a longstanding commitment to neurosurgery and has received a long service award from the National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore for his contribution. In addition, Dr Kon also has a strong passion towards patient care and has been awarded several Service with A Heart awards by the SGH.
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