Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Menu
Ng Kee Chong

Adj Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong

MBBS, MMed (Paeds), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Trauma, Paediatric Toxicology, Paediatric Resuscitology, Paediatric Regional Outreach

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Emergency, General Ambulatory Paediatrics.

Clinical Appointments

  • Chairman, Medical Board KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Children's Emergency KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong was Head of Children’s Emergency, KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), from March 2005 to February 2016 and was appointed Chairman, Division of Medicine in July 2012 as well as Chair, Academic clinical program (Paediatrics), SingHealth. He did a 1 year HMDP fellowship in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from 1998 to 1999 at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the MOH National Trauma Committee and formerly co-chairing KKH’s Trauma Committee and was Chair of the KKH Emergency Preparedness Committee from 1997 to 2016. Assoc Prof Ng is also a member of the National Resuscitation Council (NRC) and Chairman of the Paediatric Life Support Subcommittee of the NRC. He is currently a member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 Pediatrics Taskforce and also Campus Director of Medical Innovation & Care Transformation (MICT), KKH.

An Adjunct Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, he has been on the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Admissions Committee since 2009 and was Co-Chair of the 2009-2011 MOH Toxicology CPG Workgroup. He has led various regional outreach teams to teach paediatric resuscitation using the train-the-trainer framework. He is currently running programs in Laos and Myanmar.

His interests include
  • Paediatric Disaster Response & Planning
  • Paediatric Emergency Preparedness & Planning
  • Toxicology
  • Regional Outreach

Education

  • eMBA (Dean’s List) 2015
  • FRCPCH (UK) 2014
  • MMed (Paeds) 1996
  • MBBS (Singapore) 1989

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Senior Associate Dean (KKH Campus)
  • Chairman Medical Board, KKH 2017 – present
  • Senior Associate Dean, KKH 2017 – present
  • Chairman, Division of Medicine, KKH 2012 to 2017
  • Head, Emergency Medicine, KKH 2005 to 2016

Awards

  • Singhealth Excellence Awards 2017 - Distinguished Visionary Leader Award
  • Mentoring Excellence Award 2016 (The Singapore Chief Residency Programme)
  • National Healthcare Humanity Awards (Medical), 2014
  • GCEO Excellent Service Award (Medical) March 2007
  • Service From the Heart Award 2006, 2008, 2010

Research Interests

​Title of
Research Project
​Role
(PI/Co-Investigator)
​Funding
Agency
Fund
Amount ($)​
Support
Period (Year)​
Childhood Injury Surveillance (NMRC)​Co-Investigator​NMRC
​$143,000​2002 - 2003
Drug & Poison Information Centre (DPIC)
​Co
HSDP
-
2005 - 2008
Ketamine PK Study with Duke USA (Duke-NUS)
​Principal Inx
​Duke-Nus
​S$100,000​2011 - 2014

Publications and Research Trials

  • Fu YQ, Chong SL, Lee JH, Liu CJ, Sheng Fu S, Loh TF, Ng KC, Xu F. The impact of early hyperglycaemia on children with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 2017; DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2016.1264629
  • Lin YR, Exadaktylos AK, Wu HP, Ng KC, Ryan JM. Shock, Cardiac Arrest, and Resuscitation (Editorial). BioMed Research International. Article ID 5743702 (Received 1 November 2016; Accepted 1 November 2016).
  • de Caen AR, Maconochie IK, Aickin R, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV. Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support:2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations (Reprint). Pediatrics 2015;136;S88; originally published online October 14, 2015; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3373C.
  • Maconochie IK, de Caen AR, AickinR, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV : on behalf of the Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Chapter Collaborators. Part 6: Pediatric basic life support and pediatric advanced life support2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation 95 (2015) e147–e168
  • de Caen AR (Co-Chair); Maconochie IK (Co-Chair), Aickin R, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV, (on behalf of the Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Chapter Collaborators). Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2015;132[suppl 1]:S177–S203

Research Trials