Dr. Alvin Hong
Neurosurgery (Brain & Nerves)
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Dr Alvin Hong received his medical training in the United Kingdom, graduating from Cambridge University in 1985. Neurosurgical training was done in Singapore General Hospital, as well as Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
In 1996, Dr Hong spent time developing his expertise in spine surgery in the Barrow Neurological Institute in Arizona, and Gamma Knife radiosurgery in UCSF, USA.
Dr Hong looks after, and operates on, problems affecting the brain, spine and nerves. He does stereotactic craniotomies, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, endoscopic pituitary surgery, thoracoscopic sympathectomies, as well as microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. He has subspecialty interests in brain tumour surgery, especially pituitary surgery, and spine surgery.
In 1994, whilst working in Cambridge, Dr Hong was awarded the Norman Dott Gold medal as the best candidate in the FRCS part 3 Intercollegiate Examination in Neurosurgery.