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Media and Publications

Articles from various sources authored by our doctor


Articles in newspapers for individuals and other health professionals.

Snapshot of newspaper article of a new surgical technique for the treatment of stroke and brain tumour


Straits Times 2019

Newspaper article describing the use of minimally invasive surgical technology for haemorrhagic stroke.

It allows brain access via keyhole surgery and avoids cutting to remove blood clot.

Read full article in the Straits Times

Snapshot of newspaper article of a new drug candidate with neuroprotective potential for brain haemorrhage


Straits Times 2019

Article describing a clinical trial for a drug with neuroprotective effects on the brain. The drug is tested in patients with haemorrhagic stroke, and if successful, will be an important therapeutic drug for the devastating disease. The clinical trial is part of an international research collaboration.

Read full article in the Straits Times


SingHealth Medical News 2017

Medical newsletter article describing deep brain stimulation for Parkinson disease. Deep brain stimulation is a minimally invasive procedure that involves inserting electrodes in the brain, and connecting them to a pacemaker battery. In selected patients with Parkinson disease, deep brain stimulation can help them restore the ability to perform daily activities and improve their quality of life.

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Dr Nicolas Kon Kam King

Dr Kon is a fellowship-trained Singapore neurosurgeon with special interests in complex brain tumour surgery, minimally invasive surgery, functional neurosurgery (trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, spasticity), and deep brain stimulation (Parkinson disease, essential tremor and other movement disorders). He has 20 years of clinical experience in the field of medicine having trained in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada. His fellowship training was at the Toronto Western Hospital, Canada. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Dr Kon is the recipient of many service awards and is passionate about the care of his patients. Read more