Dr. Ian Low Hu Liang

B-1-13A, 1st Floor, Tower B


+603-7491 9191 (Ext. 15549)

Dr. Ian Low Hu Liang

English, Malay, Hokkien
MB BCh BAO (Belfast), FRCS(England), MSc (Distinction)- UK, FRCS Neurosurgery (UK), Fellowship stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Canada)

Clinic Schedule

Day Time
Monday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave
Tuesday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave
Wednesday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave
Thursday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave
Friday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave
Saturday Clinic Blocked - On Sabbatical Leave

Note: Please call the individual clinics for appointments/enquiries.

Clinical Focus

  • Brain and peripheral nerve tumours
  • Peripheral nerve problems especially entrapment syndromes
  • Movement disorders especially tremor and Parkinson’s disease
  • Surgical management of spasticity and epilepsy
  • Central neuropathic pain (eg post-stroke pain)
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries

Procedure Focus

  • Surgical management of brain injuries and intracerebral haemorrhage
  • Cervical and lumbar spine surgery (disc surgery, decompression, nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation)
  • Surgery for brain and spinal cord tumours (biopsies, debulking, awake surgery, radiosurgery)
  • Surgery for tremor, Parkinson’s disease and dystonia (deep brain stimulation or lesioning)
  • Neurosurgical procedures for pain (stimulation of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves;
    • intrathecal pumps, peripheral nerve blocks
    • lesioning of the brain, spinal cord and nerves)
  • Epilepsy surgery (resection, deep brain and vagal nerve stimulation)
  • Peripheral nerve surgery (decompression, lesioning, stimulation, tumour excision, nerve repair)
  • Management of brain and spine infections
  • Management of hydrocephalus
  • Surgical management of skull and scalp lesions

Postgraduate Training

  • South England (Wessex) general surgical training programme (1993- 1996)
  • MSc in peripheral nerve regeneration, University College London (1999-2001)
  • Neurosurgical training in England, Northern Ireland and Wales (Welsh neurosurgical training programme (2001-2006)
  • Fellowship in functional neurosurgery, Vancouver General Hospital (2006- 2007)           
  • Consultant and clinical lead in functional neurosurgery, Queen’s Hospital London (2007- present)

Medical School

  • Queen’s University of Belfast, UK (1992)


  • Royal College of Surgeons in England
  • British Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Society


  • MTC Foundation medical scholarship (1987- 1992)
  • Milroy medal for physiology and biochemistry (1987, UK)
  • Carnwath Medal (1992, UK)
  • Queen’s Square Essay Prize–1st  (2002, UK)
  • Professorial Prize for Research, University College London- 1st (2000)
  • University of London post-graduate (MSc) neuroscience research prize: 1st (2000)
  • Fellowship infunctional neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Canada (2006- 2007)
  • Clinical excellence award (UK)- Level 3 (2010)
  • Clarke Medal for the development of the Akram-Low stereotactic frame positioning aid, Royal College of Surgeons of England (2010)
  • HCAA International Scholarship for study of advanced surgical procedures for pain (UK/ Canada) (2016)

Board Certifications

  • FRCS Neurosurgery (2004, UK)
  • MSc Surgcial Science (Distinction), University College London (2000)
  • Certificate of completion of specialist training in neurosurgery (2007, UK)
  • Fellowship functional neurosurgery (2007, Canada)
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