Dr Nicholas Ng read medicine at Imperial College London, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with 1st class honours in 2011 and subsequently graduated with MBBS in 2013. He was awarded the University of London MBBS Gold Medal (proxime accesit) and was also the recipient of multiple university awards, including the Betuel Prize, Golding Medal Prize, Meadows Prize, Waller Prize, Steadman Prize, Sudgen Prize, Martin J Turner Prize, Mildred Lees Prize and UK Academy of Medical Sciences Clinical Research Prize for academic and research excellence throughout his 6 years at Imperial College London.
Dr Ng subsequently underwent his paediatric residency at the Department of Paediatrics at National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore, where he received his Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) and Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) in 2016. He then did his senior residency and achieved Specialist Accreditation for Paediatric Medicine in 2020. He currently practices as a Consultant in the Division of Paediatric Endocrinology and Children's Emergency at NUH.
Dr Ng's clinical and research interests are in paediatric endocrinology, particularly in the areas of childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, pubertal disorders and the developmental origins of these conditions. He is also passionate about medical education research. He has been invited as a speaker for multiple national and regional conferences. In addition, he has won several grants for his research work, including the NMRC Research Training Fellowship 2022 and the ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship 2021-2022. He has also presented his work in various local and international conferences. He won the Kaichi Kida Presentation Award at the Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society Conference in 2021, Best Oral Presentation Award in the Singapore Paediatric and Perinatal Annual Conference (SIPPAC) in 2018, and was the runner up for the Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) Young Scholar Award in 2020. He also received the Excellence Award for the NUH Research Residency Program Research Showcase in 2019.
During his residency, Dr Ng served as Chief Resident from 2016 to 2017 and was in the Chief Registrar team in 2018. He also had the privilege of representing his institution in the Singapore Chief Residency Programme (SCRP) conducted by the Healthcare Leadership College in 2018.
Dr Ng is a passionate educator who is involved in undergraduate, postgraduate medical and interprofessional education. He has won numerous departmental, institution and university teaching awards in recognition of his commitment to teaching. He is currently serving as a Core Faculty member of the NUH National Postgraduate Year 1 Program.