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Assistant Professor Celene Ng Wei Qi

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MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (London), M Med (Surgery), FRCS (Edin)
Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Breast Surgery), Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
Sub Specialty:
Breast Surgery
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Breast Cancer, Breast Cyst, Breast Lumps, Breast Pain (Mastalgia), Fibroadenoma, Gynacomastia, Nipple Discharge
Special Interest:
Breast cancer
Primary prevention and screening
Oncoplastic breast surgery
National University Hospital
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
National University Health System
Assistant Professor Celene Ng Wei Qi obtained her medical degree from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2011. She went on to complete her training in general surgery as a resident at the National University Hospital. She obtained the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2016.

She has a sub-speciality interest in the field of breast surgery with a research and personal interest in the primary prevention of breast cancer and has contributed a book chapter on the subject. She has also published various general surgery articles in peer-reviewed research journals. Her passion is to enable and equip women to care for their health by changing the public perception of breast cancer. In her free time, she enjoys travelling and participating in humanitarian projects.

NUHS Clinical Scientist Program - Grant
The impact of Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) surgery on continence: A Prospective Study

Research and Publications

  1. Lim JN, Potrata B, Simonella L, Ng CW, Aw TC, Dahlui M, Hartman M, Mazlan R, Taib NA. Barriers to early presentation of self-discovered breast cancer in Singapore and Malaysia: A Qualitative multicentre study. British Medical Journal. 2015 Dec 21:5(12) PMID: 26692558
  2. Ng CW, Lieske B, Tan KK. Routine histological sampling of doughnuts post oncologic anterior resection is not necessary. International Journal of Colorectal Disease. 2014 Jul;29(7):843-5 PMID: 24798632
  3. Ng CW, Liu Jenny, Lim JN Hartman M. Delayed presentation of breast cancer in Singapore. In press
  4. Chong CS, Ng CW, Shabbir A, So JB. Computed Tomography of the Thorax for Gastric Cancer Staging: Is it Necessary? Scandinavian Journal Of Surgery. 2015 Dec; 104(4):244-7.PMID: 25681056
  5. Book Publication. Breast Cancer Meanings – Journeys across Asia. Singapore