Dr David Low is a graduate from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He was conferred his medical degree (MBBCh) in 2000 and returned back to Singapore for his post graduate basic surgical training. He completed his basic surgical training in 2004 where he obtained his membership in General Surgery conferred by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (MRCS Ed). During this time he also completed his Master of Medicine in Surgery (MMed) conferred by the National University of Singapore.
Dr Low went on to pursue his interest in Neurosurgery and did his advanced surgical training at the National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore) where he worked at the Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He completed his neurosurgical training and was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (FRCS). He was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) in 2010 and went for a 1 year fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada in 2011.
Dr Low was appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor by the DUKE-NUS graduate medical school in 2012 and appointed as the Program Director for the SingHealth Neurosurgical Residency Program in 2013. He was appointed as Head of Neurosurgical Service at KKH in 2015. He has remained in the public hospital practice to train and educate our future generations of neurosurgeons.
Dr Low’s subspecialty focus is in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Surgical Neuro-oncology (brain tumour surgery).