A/Prof John Thomas

Neurosurgeon
31 years of experience

Specialty

Neurosurgery

Qualifications

MBBS, M Med (Gen Surg), FRCS (Gen Surg)(Edin), FRCS (Neurosurgery)(UK), FAMS (Neurosurgery)

What I do

A/Prof John Thomas provides treatment & surgery for:
- Brain Aneurysm
- Brain & Spine Tumours
- Stroke
- Hydrocephalus
See more [ + ]- Parkinson’s disease
- Epilepsy
- Head Injury
- Neuro-Trauma
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Facial Pain
- Facial Spasm
- Sweaty Palms
- Body Odou

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Clinic Locations

Immanuel Centre For Neurosurgery
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #09-38
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Assoc Prof John Thomas is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and a Visiting Consultant in National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), Singapore General Hospital, National Cancer Centre (NCC) and Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).

Assoc Prof Thomas was trained as a neurosurgeon at the University of Oxford, UK, Cleveland Clinic, USA and the University of Arkansas, USA.  His subspecialty interests are in movement disorder surgery (Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson‘s disease, Dystonia, Tremor), Microvascular Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm, Trigeminal Neuralgia and Radiosurgery/Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Gammaknife, Novalis).

Assoc Prof Thomas has been ... See more [ + ]teaching medical students, neurosurgical residents and junior consultants since 1998. His research interests are in the field of Brain Tumours (Neuro-oncology), Radiosurgery and Functional Neurosurgery.
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Languages Spoken

English

Education

National University of Singapore MBBS (1987)

Awards and Publications

- Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Scholarship to pursue advanced neurosurgical training in Oxford, UK, 1997
- Ministry of Health’s HMDP Scholarship to undergo further advanced training in Epilepsy Surgery and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Cleveland Clinic, Radiosurgery in University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Skull Base Surgery in University of Arkansas, USA, 2006
- Howard Eddy Medal for Best Surgical Candidate

Professional Positions and Memberships

Medical Director, Immanuel Centre for Neurosurgery
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke – NUS Graduate Medical School
Visiting Consultant, National Neuroscience Institute (NNI)
See more [ + ] Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital
Visiting Consultant Neurosurgeon, National Cancer Centre (Neuro-Oncology)
Visiting Consultant, Singapore Eye Centre (Skull Base Surgery)
Former Senior Consultant and Head, Dept of Neurosurgery, Singapore General Hospital
Former Lead Consultant, Radiosurgery and Functional Neurosurgery, NNI
Former Co-Lead Consultant, Neuro-oncology for Brain Tumours, Skull Base Surgery and Aneurysm Surgery, SGH & NNI
Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Programme, National Neuroscience Institute (NNI)
Member, Vascular Neurosurgery and Skull Base Surgery Programmes, NNI
Vice-President, Clinical Neuroscience Society
Committee Member, Chapter of Neurosurgeons
Founding Program Director, Singhealth Surgical Sub-Speciality Residency Program
Chairman, Residency Accreditation Committee (Neurosurgery) Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted