The Immanuel Centre for Neurosurgery is a modern, fully equipped neurosurgery clinic founded by Assoc. Prof. Dr. John Thomas, a highly experienced Neurosurgeon and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Under his leadership, the clinic provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients who are suffering from various neurological disorders and who require surgery.
The clinic, located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, is highly trusted and enjoys a stellar reputation largely because of Dr. John Thomas. His years of experience and high level of technical expertise have allowed the clinic to provide the best patient outcomes and exceptional experience. Dr. Thomas was a Lead Consultant in Radiosurgery and Functional Neurosurgery at NNI and a Co-lead Consultant in Neuro-oncology for Brain Tumours, Skull Base Surgery and Aneurysm Surgery at Singapore General Hospital. He has over 25 years of experience and received training in the United Kingdom and United States.
<p>Dr. John Thomas is a senior UK and US fellowship-trained consultant neurosurgeon specialising in brain and spine tumours, stroke, deep brain stimulation, epilepsy surgery, microvascular decompression, head injury, radiosurgery, and endoscopic sympathectomy. His private practice, the Immanuel Centre for Neurosurgery, is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in Singapore. </p> <p>He completed both his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1987 and Master of Medicine in Surgery (1992) at the National University of Singapore. He was subsequently awarded two Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarships by Singapore’s Ministry of Health for his advanced neurosurgical training in the United Kingdom and training in epilepsy surgery and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States. He also received training in radiosurgery at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), skull base surgery at the University of Arkansas (USA), and functional radiosurgery in Marseille, France. </p> <p>Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Thomas served at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) as head of the neurosurgery department and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) as lead consultant in radiosurgery and functional neurosurgery. </p> <p>Dr. Thomas is the founding director of Singhealth’s surgical sub-specialty residency programme. He has been involved in teaching medical students as an adjunct associate professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS), Royal College of Surgeons of the United Kingdom (Neurosurgery), and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).</p>