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A/Prof Raymond Ngo

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  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), National University Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), Jurong Medical Centre
  • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBCh(U Dubl), MRCS(Edin), MMed(ORL), FAMS(ORL)


Otorhinolaryngology / Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Otology/Neuro-otology, Skull Base Surgery

Special Interests:

Otology/Neuro-otology, Lateral skull base surgery


A/Prof Raymond Ngo graduated in 1995 from the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland with 2nd class honours in Medicine. His internship was done in St James Hospital, Ireland. After completion of his National Service, he was accepted into the National Specialty Training programme for Otolarynogology. His degrees include the MRCS in General Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, the MMed and FAMS in Otolarynology with the Graduate Medical School, National University Singapore. He completed his Fellowship in Otology – Neurotology at the St Paul's Hospital & Vancouver General Hospital, Canada under Dr Brian Westerberg and Dr Neil Longridge.

A/Prof Ngo has a subspecialty practice in middle ear surgery for infections and hearing loss, cochlear implantation, lateral skull base surgery, facial nerve disorder and vestibular diagnosis and treatment.

He is an Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore, involved in the teaching of medical undergraduates. He is also the Postgraduate Director for the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, NUHS and supervises the continuous medical education for junior doctors. A/Prof Ngo also leads the NUHS Graduate Medical Education Committee Faculty Development Subcommittee. In addition, he is a member of the JCST Panel of Site Accreditors and a committee member of the Chapter of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Surgeons.

Journals & Publications

  1. Lovell SJ, Wong HB, Loh KS, Ngo RY, Wilson JA. Impact of dysphagia on quality-of-life in nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Head Neck. 2005 Oct;27(10):864-72. doi: 10.1002/hed.20250. PMID: 16114007
  2. Shoman N, Ngo R, Archibald J, Pijl S, Chan S, Westerberg BD.  Prevalence of new-onset vestibular symptoms following cochlear implantation. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jun;37(3):388-94. PMID: 19128644
  3. Mick P, Westerberg BD, Ngo R, Akagami R. Growing vestibular schwannomas: what happens next? Otol Neurotol. 2009 Jan;30(1):101-4. doi: 10.1097/mao.0b013e31818f57c5. PMID: 1910807
  4. Cheong CS, Tan LM, Ngo RY. Clinical audit of the microbiology of otorrhoea referred to a tertiary hospital in Singapore. Singapore Med J. 2012 Apr;53(4):244-8. PMID: 22511046
  5. Ng JH, Ngo RY. The use of the facial clinimetric evaluation scale as a patient-based grading system in Bell's palsy. Laryngoscope. 2013 May;123(5):1256-60. doi: 10.1002/lary.23790. Epub 2013 Apr 2. PMID: 23553515
  6. Wu B, Ngo R, Petersson F. Cystic lymphoid hyperplasia of the parotid gland as the initial manifestation of HIV infection. Singapore Med J. 2014 Jan;55(1):e12-6. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2014010. PMID: 24452982
  7. Ng JH, Ho RC, Cheong CS, Ng A, Yuen HW, Ngo RY. Intratympanic steroids as a salvage treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss? A meta-analysis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Oct;272(10):2777-82. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-3288-8. Epub 2014 Sep 13. PMID: 25217083
  8. Ng CL, Liu X, Chee SC, Ngo RY. An Innovative 3-dimensional Model of the Epitympanum for Teaching of Middle Ear Anatomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Nov;153(5):832-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599815584600. Epub 2015 May 20. PMID: 25994233
  9. Chee J, Pang KW, Yong JM, Ho RC, Ngo R. Topical versus oral antibiotics, with or without corticosteroids, in the treatment of tympanostomy tube otorrhea. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jul;86:183-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.05.008. Epub 2016 May 11. PMID: 27260604
  10. Goh GH, Putti TC, Ngo R, Agaimy A, Petersson F. Primary Pleomorphic Lipoma of the Parotid Gland with Prominent Myxoid Change: Report of a Rare Case Mimicking Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology. Head Neck Pathol. 2020 Mar;14(1):246-249. doi: 10.1007/s12105-018-00998-9. Epub 2019 Jan 4. PMID: 30610525

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Chapter of Otorhinolaryngology, Singapore
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

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