A/Prof Ngiam is a Senior Consultant at the Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery) at the National University Hospital, specialising in Thyroid and Endocrine surgical disorders. Following the completion of his Advanced Specialist Training in General Surgery, he was awarded a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was accredited as a surgical specialist by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Singapore in 2012.
He received the Higher Manpower Development Program Award in 2012 to complete a Fellowship in Metabolic and Endocrine Surgery in Taiwan. He received further training in robotic thyroid surgery at the Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea.
A/Prof Ngiam’s special interests are in thyroid and endocrine surgery, robotic thyroid surgery, bariatric and metabolic surgery, advanced endoscopy and laparoscopic surgery. He was awarded the ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship for Clinicians in 2007 and his research interests include parathyroid surgery, robotic thyroid surgery, obesity surgery for type 2 diabetes and thyroid cancer surgery.
Special Recognition Award, NUS, School of Medicine, 2015
NUS Medical Society, Outstanding Tutor Award, 2013
NUHS residency Program, Resident`s Choice Awards 2011
NUS Medical Society Teachers´ Day Award 2008
ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship for Clinicians, 2007
Excellent Service Award, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 2005 - Silver award
Distinctions in Surgery, Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2003
Robert and Diana Dick Prize for Top Overseas Student 2003
Esther Frances White Memorial Prize (Distinction in Final MBBS Examination 2003)
Natalie Bogdan Prize in Medicine 2003
Winifred Secretan Patch Prize in Anatomy, 1999