Dr Timothy Lee Kam Yiu

41 years of experience




MBBS (Melbourne), FRCS (Surgical Neurology), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Neurosurgery)

What I do

Dr Timothy Lee Kam Yiu provides clinical services, such as:
Treatments and medications for:
* Aneurysm
* Brain Tumours
* Cervical Spine Disorder
See more [ + ]* Degenerated Disc Disease
* Glioma
* Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
* Herniated Nucleus Pulposus / HNP
* Hydrocephalus
* Ligament Strain
* Low Back Pain
* Lumbar Spine Disorder
* Medulloblastoma
* Meningioma
* Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
* Myelopathy
* Neck Injuries
* Neck Pain

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Clinic Locations

The Brain and Spine Clinic
Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block
6A Napier Road, S 258500

Please email enquiry@65doctor.com to make an appointment!

Professional Statement

Dr Timothy Lee Kam Yiu is a Neurosurgeon practicing at The Brain & Spine Clinic, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He completed his MBBS and graduated with honours in both medicine and surgery from the University of Melbourne in 1981. He did his general surgical training in Singapore and obtained his FRCS (Edinburgh) in 1986 and joined National University of Singapore as faculty staff in 1987.

From 1987-1990 he was sent to Oxford for neurosurgical training. Upon return to Singapore, he formed and headed the Division of Neurosurgery at the National University Hospital (NUH) from 1990 to 2002 when he went into private practice. He ... See more [ + ]was the first Associate Professor in Neurosurgery of the university.

Currently, Dr Timothy Lee is Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Alvernia Hospital as well as Senior Visiting Consultant at John Hopkins Hospital (Singapore), a branch of the John Hopkins Hospital in the U.S.A. which specializes in cancer treatment.

He is expertise in: Aneurysm, Brain Tumours, Cervical Spine Disorder, Degenerated Disc Disease, Glioma, Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc, Herniated Nucleus Pulposus / HNP, Hydrocephalus, Ligament Strain, Low Back Pain, Lumbar Spine Disorder, Medulloblastoma, Meningioma, Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain, Myelopathy, Neck Injuries, Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pituitary adenoma, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Sciatica /Radiculopathy, Scoliosis and Deformity, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors, Spine Injuries, Spondylosis, Stroke, Thoracic Spine Disorder, Trauma, Whiplash. 

Dr Lee Kam Yiu works with a team of Neurologists, Interventional Neuro-radiologists, Neuro-anesthetists, Spinal Orthopedic Surgeons,Neuro-otolaryngologists and Rehabilitation Physicians, including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and Dietitians.

Dr Timothy Lee Kam Yiu is bilingual and speaks both English and Mandarin. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers. The journal papers were mostly in international journals, including a first author publication in Lancet,one of the top medical journals in the world.

He has been invited to operate in Indonesia (Jakarta,Surabaya and Medan), Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City),China (Shanghai) and New Zealand (Christchurch). He has organized several workshops for training of younger neurosurgeons (Newspaper 2) and received the “Star Award” and “Lend a Helping Hand Award” from NUH.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


University of Melbourne

Awards and Publications

NUH Star Award, National University Hospital
NUH Lend a Helping Hand Award, National University Hospital Published more than 100 journal and conference papers, mostly in international journals.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Gleneagles Hospital
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Mount Alvernia Hospital
See more [ + ] Senior Visiting Consultant, John Hopkins Hospital(Singapore)
Co-ordinator, Mount Alvernia Brain Centre
Formerly Director of Vascular Programme, National Neuroscience Institute
Formerly Head of Neurosurgical Division, National University Hospital
Formerly Professor, National University of Singapore Governor, International College of Surgeons (World)
Formerly member, International Advisory Panel for World Congress of Minimal Invasive Neurosurgery

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Accredited Hospitals

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