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Dr Ng Shuen Kai Jeffrey

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital


MBBS (NUS, Singapore) 2001, MRCP (UK)(RCP, United Kingdom) 2010


Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine

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Dr Jeffrey Ng graduated from Faculty of Medicine, National University Singapore in 2001. He completed post graduate membership examinations in 2010. He went on to complete specialist accreditation in Internal, Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine by 2017. In 2018, he completed his Fellowship training in Interventional Pulmonology at Samsung Medical Centre, Seoul, South Korea. He is currently Clinical Director of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, National University Hospital Singapore. He has been pursuing his interest in combined EBUS EUS-B FNA for complete mediastinal staging in lung cancer and other clinical applications, as part of delivering patient centric care. As part of therapeutic bronchoscopy work whether within or without ICU, rigid bronchoscopy, airway stenting and ablative therapy is part of his expertise. He is executive member of Singapore Thoracic Society since 2015 and has been involved in organizing continuing medical education activities.

Journals & Publications

  1. See Kay Choong et al. Basic Critical Care Echocardiography by Pulmonary Fellows: Learning Trajectory and Prognostic Impact Using a Minimally Resourced Traning Model. Crit Care Med 42(10):2169-77. 10 2014
  2. MY Chew et al. The Clinical Utility of Xpert MTB/RIF Testing in Induced Sputum. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 20 (12), 1668-1670. 12 2016.
  3. See Kay Choong et al. Frequency and Prognostic Impact of Basic Critical Care Echocardiography Abnormalities in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Annals Intensive Care 2017; 7: 120
  4. J.Ng et al. Clinical features and treatment outcomes of airway foreign body aspiration in adults. Journal of Thoracic Disease 2019 Mar;11(3): 1058-1064
  5. MY Chew et al. Diagnosing Pulmonary Tuberculosis By Pooling Induced Sputum. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Disease Volume 15 May 2019.
  6. BH Jeong et al. Clinical outcomes of Complications following Self-Expandable Metallic Stent Insertion for Benign Tracheobronchial Stenosis. Medicina (Kaunas) 2020 Aug 56(8):367
  7. J.Ng et al Transitioning to Combined EBUS EUS-B FNA for Experienced EBUS Bronchoscopist. Diagnostics 2021, 11(6), 1021

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