Ng Kee Chong

Ng Kee Chong
MBBS, M Med (Paed), FAMS

Senior Associate Dean, Office of Academic and Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School 

Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Chairman, Medical Board
KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Senior Consultant, 
Children's Emergency
KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clinical Associate Professor Ng Kee Chong was Head of Children’s Emergency, KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), from March 2005 to February 2016 and was appointed Chairman, Division of Medicine in July 2012 as well as Chair, Academic clinical program (Paediatrics), SingHealth. He did a 1 year HMDP fellowship in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from 1998 to 1999 at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the MOH National Trauma Committee and formerly co-chairing KKH’s Trauma Committee and was Chair of the KKH Emergency Preparedness Committee from 1997 to 2016. Adjunct Associate Professor Ng is also a member of the National Resuscitation Council (NRC) and Chairman of the Paediatric Life Support Subcommittee of the NRC. He is currently a member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 Pediatrics Taskforce and also Campus Director of Medical Innovation & Care Transformation (MICT), KKH.

A Clinical Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS and Adjunct Associate Professor with NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, he has been on the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Admissions Committee since 2009 and was Co-Chair of the 2009-2011 MOH Toxicology CPG Workgroup. He has led various regional outreach teams to teach paediatric resuscitation using the train-the-trainer framework. He is currently running programs in Laos and Myanmar.

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships: 

  • Member, Academy of Medicine (2009)
  • Exco Member, Society of Emergency Medicine in Singapore (2005 to Present)
  • Member, Singapore Paediatrics Society (1995)
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association (1990)

Awards:

  • Singhealth Excellence Awards - Distinguished Visionary Leader Award (2017)
  • Mentoring Excellence Award (The Singapore Chief Residency Programme) (2016)
  • National Healthcare Humanity Awards (Medical), (20140
  • GCEO Excellent Service Award (Medical) March (2007)
  • Service From the Heart Award (2006, 2008, 2010)

Research Interests:
Paediatric Disaster Response & Planning, Paediatric Emergency Preparedness & Planning, Toxicology, Regional Outreach

Selected Publications:

Fu YQ, Chong SL, Lee JH, Liu CJ, Sheng Fu S, Loh TF, Ng KC, Xu F. The impact of early hyperglycaemia on children with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 2017; DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2016.1264629

Lin YR, Exadaktylos AK, Wu HP, Ng KC, Ryan JM. Shock, Cardiac Arrest, and Resuscitation (Editorial). BioMed Research International. Article ID 5743702 (Received 1 November 2016; Accepted 1 November 2016).

de Caen AR, Maconochie IK, Aickin R, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV. Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support:2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations (Reprint). Pediatrics 2015;136;S88; originally published online October 14, 2015; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3373C.

Maconochie IK, de Caen AR, AickinR, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV : on behalf of the Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Chapter Collaborators. Part 6: Pediatric basic life support and pediatric advanced life support2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation 95 (2015) e147–e168

de Caen AR (Co-Chair); Maconochie IK (Co-Chair), Aickin R, Atkins DL, Biarent D, Guerguerian A-M, Kleinman ME, Kloeck DA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Shimizu N, Tibballs J, Pintos RV, (on behalf of the Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Chapter Collaborators). Part 6: Pediatric Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2015;132[suppl 1]:S177–S203