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Dr Ng Jing Yu

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  • Consultant, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Consultant, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Alexandra Hospital


MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Surgery), MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Ed)


General Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Special Interests:

Colorectal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME)


Dr Ng Jing Yu is a consultant in the Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, at National University Hospital (NUH) and Alexandra Hospital (AH). He has a keen interest in endoscopy and minimally-invasive surgery, particularly in oncological surgery. 

Dr Ng graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS) in 2008. He completed his general surgery training at the Department of Surgery, NUH and was registered as an accredited specialist surgeon in 2017. He was subsequently awarded the MOH Health Manpower Development Program award and underwent advanced colorectal training at Sun Yat Sen Cancer Centre, Taiwan from 2019-2020 where he trained in robotic surgery and advanced transanal surgery for rectal cancers. 

Dr Ng has a keen interest in the education and mentoring of young surgeons. He has been awarded NUHS Teaching Excellence award on numerous occasions and was also presented with the NUS Teaching Excellence award in 2020. He is closely involved with undergraduate and post graduate surgical residency education and is a lecturer of surgery for both Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS) and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU). He has also published numerous papers over the years and is an MBBS examiner for NUS.

He is currently an elected EXCO member of Society of Colorectal Surgeons (Singapore). He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and a member of the Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition (SingSPEN).


  • 2020 - NUS Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2019 - NUHS Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2018 - NUHS Teaching Excellence Award

Journals & Publications

  1. Ng JY, Tan IJ, Tan KK. Are Hemoglobin levels really lower in fecal immunochemical test positive patients with colorectal cancer? Surgeon. 2018 Feb;16(1):36-39
  2. JY Ng, CC Chen, TJ Tsai. Minimally invasive approach to synchronous colorectal cancer liver metastases: outcomes from a single centre. Dig Med Res 2022;5:10
  3. Inoue Y, Ng JY, Chu CH et al. Robotic or transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) approach for rectal cancer, how about both? Feasibility and outcomes from a single institution. J Robot Surg. 2022 Feb;16(1):149-157
  4. Gumbs AA, Lorenz E, Tsai TJ, JY Ng et al. Study: International Multicentric Minimally Invasive Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Mets (SIMMILR-CLRM). Cancers (Basel). 2022 Mar 8;14(6):1379
  5. Dylen MYC, Lee JWK, JY Ng et al. Transverse Colostomy differs in outcomes compared to sigmoid colostomy: a cohort analysis. J Invest Surg. 2022 Apr;35(4):783-787
  6. JY Ng, Chen CC. Transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: it's come a long way and here to stay. Ann Coloproctol 2022 Aug;38(4):283-289
  7. F Ho, A Kow, WC Lim, JY Ng, A Pang. Feasibility of a Geriatric Oncology Longitudinal End to End (GOLDEN) Program in a Tertiary Cancer Center in Singapore. Oncologist 2023 Feb 2023 Feb 13;oyac276.

Professional Memberships

  • EXCO Committee (Society of Colorectal Surgeons - SCRS)
  • MOH Hemorrhoids Value Drive Outcome committee
  • MOH Residency Entrustable Professional Activity committee
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Member – Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition (Singapore)

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