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Dr Mak Siu Kei David

Dr Mak Siu Kei David


Associate Consultant


​Dr David Mak is an Associate Consultant with the department of Neurosurgery at the National Neuroscience Institute. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and underwent his Neurosurgical Residency Training in Singapore. He is a devoted Neurosurgeon who is committed to advancing medical knowledge and inspiring next generation of medical professionals through insightful and dedicated teaching.


  • ​LRCP & SI, MB BCh, BAO (National University of Ireland), The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, September 2001 – July 2006
  • GCE (United Kingdom), Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, 1999 - 2001

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​FRCS (The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh), Registered Fellow
  • Intercollegiate MRCS (The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh), Registered Member


  • ​‘Service with a Heart Award’, Service Quality Award Winner, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, 2014
  • Mother Mary Martin Prize for House Officers, Outstanding House Officer Award, Our Lady of Lordes Hospital, Republic of Ireland, 2006

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​Mak SKD, Accoto D. Review of Current Spinal Robotic Orthoses. Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Jan 13;9(1):70.
  • Mak SKD, Chan NCD, Nolan CP, Tan TWE. Post-op lumbar subdural hygroma: a case report. J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;7(2):244-248
  • Lo YT, Mak SKD, Nolan CP. Surgical management of vertebral metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor: Case illustration, literature review, and pooled analysis. Surg Neurol Int. 2020 Oct 15;11:343.
  • Gandhoke CS, Mak SKD, Primalani NK, Goh ET, Lee HY, Nolan CP. Cervical C7 ganglion cyst causing compressive myelopathy: A rare case report. Surg Neurol Int. 2019 Apr 24;10:61.
  • Mak SKD, Qiu L, Ng YP. Recovery of Oculomotor Nerve Palsy after Endovascular and Surgical Treatment of Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms: A Single Institutional Experience. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Jul-Sep;13(3):555-559.
  • Amitendu S, Mak SK, Ling JM, Ng WH. A single institution experience of the incidence of extracranial metastasis in glioma. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Nov;19(11):1511-5.

Research Trials

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