Dr Sean Ng
Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Clinical Experience – More than 20 years
Special interest area(s):
- Sports & Lower Limb Injury
- Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
- MBBS (Singapore)
- M.Med Surgery (Singapore)
- MRCS (Edinburgh)
- FRCS (Edinburgh)
Dr Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2001. He obtained his postgraduate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2006, and his Masters of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007. He subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2010. He was a Consultant with the Foot and Ankle Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), as well as a board member of the Medical Board of SGH. He is currently a Visiting Consultant back at SGH.
Dr Ng completed his orthopaedic foot and ankle training (Ministry of Health Human Manpower Development Program) at the largest and most prestigious hospital in Switzerland, the Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve (HUG) in Geneva.
Besides being trained in general orthopaedic and trauma surgery, Dr Ng has an active interest in foot and ankle surgery.Other than the management and correction of deformities of common foot and ankle conditions, he is especially interested in percutaneous and minimally invasive surgery of the foot. The aims of percutaneous surgery is to achieve as good a result as open surgery, with minimal scarring, and hence more cosmetically acceptable to the patient. Dr Ng is one of the few Orthopaedic surgeons who is able to offer this service locally. As such, he is also a member of the GRECMIP (European Group for the Study and Research of Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle).
Dr Ng is highly involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical teaching and training. He is a Clinical Tutor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as well as with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Dr Ng is a well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner. He is part of the Core Faculty in the Singhealth Orthopaedic Residency Transitional Year Program. He has published in many peer reviewed journals and taken part in many international conferences, and is also a reviewer for the Malaysian Medical Journal.