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Dr Ng Kheng Hong graduated from Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and subsequently obtained his post-graduate MRCS in 2002. After the attainment of Master of Medicine in Surgery in the following year, he started his Advance Surgical Training in General Surgery with Singapore General Hospital. In 2006, he was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeon, Edinburgh after successful completion of his advanced surgical training. In the same year, he was awarded the SingHealth HMDP award for further training in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery under Hunterian Professor of Surgery, Professor Michael Li. Upon completion of his fellowship training, he was appointed Consultant Surgeon to the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital.

Singapore Colorectal Surgeon, Dr Ng has a very keen interest in Robotic-assisted Surgery and championed the use of robotics in various surgical disciplines with the subsequent formation of SGH tripartite Da Vinci Robotic Assisted Surgery Project in 2008. He was also appointed as the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in 2009. He was involved in more than 30 cases of robotic assisted surgery in Singapore General Hospital in the two years after his return from fellowship.

Dr Ng is also interested in the use Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery in various general surgical procedures, like appendicetomy, cholecystectomy, hernia repair and colorectal cancer surgery. He is one of the pioneers in the use of this technique in colorectal surgery. To date, he has performed this advanced laparoscopic in more than 30 cases. As a result, he had been invited to give lectures on this advanced laparoscopic technique both locally and internationally.

Current Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Surgeon, Gleneagles Medical Centre (since 2010)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (since 2012)
  • Consultant General Surgeon, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (since 2012)
  • Board Member, Chapter of General Surgeon, College of Surgeons, Singapore, 2017

Past Appointments

  • Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, Gleneagles Hospital (2016-2018)
  • Chairman, Medical Quality Assurance Committee, Gleneagles Hospital, 2014-2016
  • Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, SGH, 2009-2010
  • Consultant Surgeon, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2008-2010
  • Visiting Consultant, Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 2008-2010
  • Honorary Surgeon Specialist, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, 2007
  • Specialist Registrar, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK, 2004

Major Awards

  • SingHealth HMDP Fellowship FY2006 award for Advanced Training in Laparoscopic and Robotic assisted Surgery
  • 10 years Long Service Award, Singapore General Hospital, 4 August 2010

Medical Publications

Dr Ng has published more than 30 scientific papers in peer-reviewed medical journals to date with 4 of the more prominent papers being

  • 'Experience of 3711 stapled haemorrhoidectomy operations', British Journal of Surgery
  • 'Laparoscopic resection for rectal cancers- lessons learnt from 579 cases', Annals of Surgery
  • 'Single Site laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: an oncological feasible option' World Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • 'Robotic assisted laparoscopic rectal dissection for low rectal cancer- from better views to better outcome' Singapore Medical Journal
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