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Adj Assoc Prof Ng Yong Hong

Adj Assoc Prof Ng Yong Hong


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Nephrology, Paediatric Nephrology

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Nephrology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT), Fluid and Electrolyte Problems including Tubulopathies, Glomerulonephritis and Glomerular Diseases including Nephrotic Syndrome, Microhaematuria and Proteinuria, Hypertension, Hypertension, Reflux Nephropathy, Renal Failure, Urinary Tract Infection (Child), Vesicoureteric Reflux, Voiding Dysfunction including Bedwetting/Nocturnal Enuresis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Nephrology Service (Kidney Diseases) KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Academic Vice Chair, Clinical SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Ng Yong Hong completed her medical undergraduate education in 1999 and joined the Department of Paediatrics in May 2002 and then the Nephrology Service in 2007 following the completion of her training in General Paediatrics. She is currently Head of the Nephrology Service and Department of Paediatrics. Her research interests are in nephritis and urinary tract infection. Dr Ng is also actively involved in medical education. Her educational portfolios included Training Director of the Paediatric Program (2011-2017), Associate Program Director (Senior Residency) (2013-2017) and core faculty for the SingHealth Pediatrics Residency program (current). She is also the Academic Vice-Chair (Clinical) of the Paediatrics Academic Clinical Program (ACP).


  • Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management & Leadership, Singapore Management University (2011)
  • MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2003)
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore (1999)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin-NUS School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Core Faculty, Paediatrics, SingHealth Residency Program (2018, ongoing)
  • Chair, Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, KKH (2015, ongoing)
  • Member, SingHealth Pharmacy and Therapeutics Council (2016, ongoing)
  • Member, Paediatrics Subspecialties Training Committee (SSTC) (2016, ongoing)
  • Member, MOH National Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (2017, ongoing)
  • Associate Programme Director, Paediatrics, SingHealth Residency Program (2013-2017)
  • Training Director for Seamless BST/AST Training Program (2011-2017)
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)


  • Singapore Health Quality Award, Star Award (2018)
  • Singapore Health Quality Award, Gold Award (2016)
  • Singapore Health Quality Award, Silver Award (2015)
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (RiSE Award) (2014)
  • Singapore Health Quality Award, Star Award (2011)
  • Singapore Health Quality Award, Star Award (2010)
  • Long Service Award (2010)
  • Service from the Heart Award (2010)
  • Service from the Heart Award (2009)
  • Excellent Service Award, Star (2007)
  • CMB Award for Clinical Teaching (2007)
  • Singhealth HMDP Fellowship in Paediatric Nephrology (2007)
  • Associate Dean Outstanding Young Teacher’s Award (2006)
  • Excellent Service Award, Gold (2006)

Research Interests


  • Prevention of acute kidney injury in children undergoing cardiac surgery: A narrative review. Leow E, Chan YH, Ng YH, Lim JKB, Makao M, Lee JH. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Jan 2018; 9 (1): 79-90. DOI: 10.1177/2150135117743211
  • Rapid Assessment Zika Virus Knowledge Among Clinical Specialists in Singapore: A Cross-sectional Survey. PLOS Currents Outbreaks. Yung CF, Tam CC, Rajadurai VS, Chan JK, Low MS, Ng YH, Thoon KC, Tan LK. 2017 Apr 19. Edition 1. DOI: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks. 44b19196298e01f3a6dcd4c09f235fa8
  • Severe Acute Kidney Injury from Renal Calculi due to Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency. Chong SL, Ng YH. World Journal of Pediatrics 2016 May;12(2):243-5. doi: 10.1007/s12519-015-0073-8. Epub 2015 Dec 18
  • Outcome of babies with primary vesico-ureteric reflux presenting with antenatal pelvi-calyceal dilatation. YH Ng, DKL Chan. Journal of Paediatrics, Child & Adolescent Health Jun 2007; 47 (1):3-6

Research Trials

  • Genetic analysis of primary glomerular diseases in children, adolescents and young adults in Asia (KKH Site Primary-investigator in collaboration with Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric Nephrology Team, National University Hospital)
  • Genetics of Innate Immunity and Host Susceptibility to Urinary Tract Infection in Children (Co-investigator)