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Dr Kirollos moved to Singapore in June 2018 after training and practicing in UK, spending the last 17 years as a consultant neurosurgeon in Addenbrooke's Cambridge University hospital. Dr Kirollos is a senior consultant neurosurgeon at the National Neuroscience Institute in Singapore covering Tan Tock Seng, Singapore General and KK children's hospitals specialising in adult and paediatric neurovascular and skull base surgery. This is a tertiary referral centre for Singapore and parts of SouthEast Asia and affiliated academically to Duke-NUS University. Fully involved in teaching and training of the Singapore residency program. Dr Kirollos graduated from the Medical School at the University of Alexandria in Egypt in 1984. In 1987, he moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his post-graduate medical education. He received the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England Hallett Prize given to the candidate with the highest score at the fellowship examination (FRCS Eng). Dr Kirollos trained in neurosurgery at the Atkinson Morley Hospital in London, the Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, the Leeds General Infirmary, and the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool. He obtained an MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree for his research into photodynamic therapy of pituitary adenomas. Dr Kirollos completed a skull base fellowship under Dr Gentili at the Toronto Western Hospital. In 2001, he was appointed Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospital and associate lecturer in Cambridge University clinical school until June 2018. His main clinical interests include skull base, pituitary and pineal surgery, and surgical treatment of AVMs. He has performed over 700 aneurysm operations. He was in the past the President of the British Neurovascular Group, President and co-founder of the British-Irish Meningioma Society, member of the postgraduate educational committee of the EANS, ex officio member of the SBNS council as representative for the SBNS to the EANS and WFNS and currently is a member of the neuro-oncology committee of the WFNS. Dr Kirollos has over 85 publications, 100 presentations, 35 invited lectures and written few chapters and a book and is the co-editor of the Oxford Textbook of Neurosurgery. Dr Kirollos has been actively involved in day-to-day teaching of medical students, junior and middle grade neurosurgical trainees. Dr Kirollos co-founded and directed the Cambridge lectures in Neurosurgical Anatomy in 2005 and the British Neurosurgical Trainee Courses in 2010 and serves as a faculty on the Neuroanatomy of Operative Approaches since its conception in 2005 and numerous national and international courses. In 2006 Dr Kirollos was elected as a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. For his commitment to surgical education he received the prestigious Silver Scalpel Award in 2010.