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Adj Asst Prof Ng Zhi Min

Adj Asst Prof Ng Zhi Min

MBBS (Spore), MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH (UK)

Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Neurology

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Neurorehabilitation

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cerebral Palsy & Motor Disorders, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neurology Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Ng Zhi Min is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Paediatrics at KK Women's and Children's Hospital. She completed her medical undergraduate studies in 2006. She then went on to complete her training in general paediatrics in 2013. She was awarded the SingHealth HMDP (Health Manpower Developmental Programme) fellowship award in 2015 and spent a year as a clinical fellow in pediatric rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School/ Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Her special interest is in Paediatric Neurorehabilitation.


  • MMed (Paeds), 2010
  • MRCPCH (UK), 2010
  • MBBS (Spore), 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Instructor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2015 - Present
  • Member, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 2015 - Present
  • Member, Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health, UK 2010 - Present


  • Service with a Heart Award, 2018

Research Interests

  • Cell Biology
  • Identification of cancer susceptibility genes


  • Correlation of arterial blood gas markers and lactate levels with outcomes in pediatric traumatic brain injury. Ng ZM, Hong WJ, Chong S-L, John C Allen J, Loh LE, Low DCY, et al. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare.
  • Early Hyperglycemia in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Predicts for Mortality, Prolonged Duration of Mechanical Ventilation, and Intensive Care Stay. Shu-Ling Chong, Sumitro Harjanto, Daniela Testoni, Zhi Min Ng, Chyi Yeu David Low, Khai Pin Lee, Jan Hau Lee. International Journal of Endocrinology Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 719476
  • Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation (ROHHAD) syndrome may have a hypothalamus - periaqueductal gray localization. Chow C, Fortier MV, Das L, Menon AP, Vasanwala R, Lam JC, Ng ZM, Ling SR, Chan DW, Choong CT, Liew WK, Thomas T. Pediatr Neurol 2015 May;52(5):521-5.
  • Should critically ill children with acute respiratory failure be treated with surfactant? ZM Ng, Nirmal KV, JH Lee. Arch Dis Child 2013;98:7 558-561.
  • Non-immune hydrops fetalis in a children’s hospital: a six year series. Ng ZM, Seet MJ, Erng MN, Buendia F, Chang A Sriram B. Singapore Med J. 2013 Sep:54(9):487-90.

Research Trials

  • Singapore Cerebral Palsy Registry