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Dr Keith Goh

Hospital / Ward stay

  • Day 1: Intensive Care Unit; High-dependency Unit – Close monitoring; IV medications; Blood tests; Blood transfusion
  • Day 2-7: General ward; Medication; Wound care; Physiotherapy

Day 7-14 At Home

  • Rest
  • Medication
  • Light physical activities only
  • No heavy lifting; Wound care
  • Observe for fever, headaches, seizures, wound complications

Home Care - Scalp Head Incisions and Wounds

  • Shower
  • Simple hair wash
  • Apply antibiotic cream
  • Contact doctor if fever, redness, swelling, fluid discharge

Home Care - Spine / Neck / Back Incisions and Wounds:

  • Keep covered with water-proof dressing (for 14 days)
  • Contact doctor if fever, pain, redness, swelling, fluid discharge

Dr. Keith Goh






With more than 20 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery, Dr Keith Goh’s subspecialty includes treatment of brain and spinal cord tumours and pediatric neurosurgery.

He is the Medical Director of International Neuro Associates, which is based at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and provides specialist neurological services to all the hospitals within the Parkway Pantai hospital group. He also was Honorary Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery — National University of Singapore
  • Neurosurgical Residency at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Advanced specialty training in paediatric neurosurgery at the Beth Israel Institute of Neurology & Neurosurgery in New York

His bibliography includes 40 original articles, 11 book chapters, and 104 abstracts and lectures on his various research interests, such as brain tumours, spinal cord tumours, head trauma, conjoined twins and congenital malformations in children.


Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre,
#09-10, 3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

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