MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (General Surgery)
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.
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 and Past Appointments held
Visiting Consultant, Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Visiting Consultant, Gynaecological Oncology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2009-2010
Consultant Surgeon, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2008-2010
Visiting Consultant, Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 2008 to 2010
Honorary Surgeon Specialist, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, 2007
Specialist Registrar, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK, 2004
SingHealth HMDP award for Advanced laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, 2006
10 years Long Service Award, Singapore General Hospital, 2010
Singapore Health Quality Service Award, 2010
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
K H Ng Colorectal & Minimally Invasive Surgery
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