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Brain Tumor Surgery in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Brain Tumor Surgery.

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.


Brain Tumor is treated at Assuta Hospital

10 listed neurosurgeons:

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Prof. Moshe Hadani


Prof. Zvi Ram


Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.


Brain Tumor is treated at Hadassah Hospital

7 listed neurosurgeons:

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Sunway Medical Centre

A world class medical institution offering tertiary healthcare services that cover a wide range of specialties.


Brain Tumor is treated at Sunway Medical Centre

3 listed neurosurgeons:

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Fortis Vasant Kunj

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital is a Centre of Excellence for Cardiac Sciences, Renal Sciences, Diabetology, Pulmonology and Thoracic Sciences and a specialty center for Joint Replacement, Genito-urinary, Cosmetic Surgery and Dental care.


Brain Tumor is treated at Fortis Vasant Kunj

Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.


Brain Tumor is treated at Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

5 listed neurosurgeons:

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Dr. Chee Chee Pin


Dr. Selvapragasam


Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.


Brain Tumor is treated at Raffles Hospital

3 listed neurosurgeons:

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Dr. David Choy Kim Seng

Neurosurgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Ng Puay Yong


St. Luke's Medical Center

A JCI accredited multi-specialty medical institute which has been serving patients from the Philippines and all over the world for over a century. It has over 600 inpatient beds and 1,700 affiliated medical consultants.


Brain Tumor is treated at St. Luke's Medical Center

Fortis Hospital Noida

Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.


Brain Tumor is treated at Fortis Hospital Noida

24 listed neurosurgeons:

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Dr. A.K Singh

Spine , Vascular , Skull base

Dr. Atampreet Singh

Epilepsy, Neuro Muscular Diseases and Stroke

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.


Brain Tumor is treated at Moolchand Medcity

Listed neurosurgeons:

Dr. Jawahar Dhar


Dr. Vikram Singh


Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.


Brain Tumor is treated at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

8 listed neurosurgeons:

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Dr. Alvin Hong


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About Brain Tumor Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Brain tumor surgery is performed to remove a brain tumor.

Craniotomy is the most common method used to remove a brain tumor.

During surgery, the maximum number of tumors are removed. Most primary brain tumors are surgically removed, however there are some tumors that may not be removed completely. In these cases, the tumor may only be debulked in which the tumor’s size is reduced. This is helpful in relieving some symptoms.

The patient may need to undergo chemotherapy along with surgery.

How is a Brain Tumor Surgery Performed?
The patient is given anesthesia. The patient’s scalp is shaved. Then an incision is made in the scalp, after which a piece of the skull is cut out with a special saw. The whole tumor or part of it is removed. After the tumor is removed, the piece of bone is put back in the skull and the incision is closed with clips or staples and covered with dressing and bandage.

How to Prepare for the Surgery?

  • The patient is examined by the doctor and the overall health of the patient is reviewed.
  • The patient should inform the doctor about any allergies to medication.
  • Certain medication that the patient is taking may be stopped some days before the surgery.
  • The patient should avoid eating solid or liquid food about 8 hours prior to the surgery.
  • The patient should avoid smoking some weeks before the surgery.
  • The patient’s colon may be required to be cleansed and emptied.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The surgery will take several hours depending on the size and position of the tumors that need to be removed. Certain technical factors may also affect the duration of the surgery.

Days admitted : Approximately 2 weeks

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : - After the surgery the patient is taken to the recovery room.
- The patient is shifted to the neurosurgery ward once the patient regains consciousness.
- The patient is then closely monitored in the ICU. The patient’s pupil reactions are tested and limb movements are evaluated.
- The patient may experience nausea and headache.
- The eyes may also swell and be bruised due to the surgery.
- The wound will feel uncomfortable for many weeks.
- Pain medication may be prescribed by the doctor.
- The scar will heal slowly and become less noticeable in 6 to 12 months.
- Partial recovery is possible in 1 to 4 weeks. The patient may be able to fully recover in 8 weeks after the surgery.

Risks : The risks associated with a brain tumor surgery may include the following:
- Bleeding
- Blood clots
- Swelling
- Injury to normal nerve tissues
- Infections
- Damage to a normal brain tissue leading to loss of specific brain functions and impairments
- Paralysis
- Sensory impairments

After care : - The bandages on the surgical wounds need to be removed and replaced regularly.
- The scalp should be kept dry when the staples are not removed.
- The patient may be required to take up certain therapies to improve strength and coordination.
- Scalp hair may be washed in about 2 weeks after surgery.
- Hair dyes and any hair cosmetics should be avoided.
- The patient may be advised to avoid taking flights for about a month after the surgery as the cabin pressure may cause some problems to the patient’s brain.
- The doctor should be consulted about the nature of the work if the patient is resuming job.
- Sports such as boxing and rugby should be avoided for a minimum of 12 months after the surgery.
- The patient should avoid drinking alcohol in large amounts as this may lead to seizures.

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