Dr. Mathew Tung (Surgical Neurologist)
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Surgical Neurology UK), FAMS
Dr Mathew Tung Yu Yee is a practicing Surgical Neurologist in Singapore. He was trained in advanced neurosurgical training in Singapore and in United Kingdom. As a neurosurgeon Dr Mathew Tung treats brain related issues such as migraine, headaches, dizziness, brain tumors and sciatic nerve issues. Upon his completion of training in Neurology, he obtained F.R.C.S. (Surgical Neurology) in 1996. He is a fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. During his extensive training, he worked in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Singapore General Hospital (SGH). While in England, he served in Queen’s Medical Centre Nottingham, National Hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Dr Tung Yu Yee Mathew is also a Spine Surgeon. He treats and manages disorders of the brain, neck, thoracic, coccyx back pain. He performs epidural injection, back and spine operation, and pain relief. He uses minimal invasive techniques through modern endoscope-assisted techniques. Such techniques helps to access the pituitary adenoma, treat hydrocephalus and ventricular tumors. He is also able to perform Matrix tube spine surgery which very few neurologist is able to perform. As a Surgical Neurologist, Dr. Mathew Tung performs operation for brain tumor using gamma knife and ETS surgery for excessive sweat. He continues his learning of medical education enthusiastically and tries to keep abreast of latest techniques by attending courses and attachments in Europe (SRS, SRT, spinal surgery and disc replacement), America (skull base approaches to acoustic neuroma) and China (endovascular techniques for vascular disorders).
With such wealth of knowledge and experience, Dr. Tung is able to provide a wide variety consultation on issues such as Migraine and Headaches Relief, Spinal Decompression, Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacements, Spinal Laminectomy and Facet Joint Injections, Microscopic Brain Tumor Surgery etc. Dr. Mathew Tung is also very thorough in his diagnosis. He will carefully study patient’s symptoms to find the root cause to help them to recover.
In addition, Dr. Tung has presented countless of lectures and presentations at several institutions in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & China. In 12 August 2020, Dr. Mathew Tung was invited by MoneyFM893 to share his professional advise on dizziness and health. He is always helpful to share his knowledge and experience to help everyone to be healthy.