​Dr. Ng Chung Sien

MBBS (Singapore), Masters of Sports Medicine (University of Queensland Australia)

Staff Registrar Sports Medicine, SSMC@CGH
Staff Registrar Sports Medicine, SSMC@Novena
Visiting Physician, Singapore Sports Institute, Singapore Sports Council

Dr. Ng Chung Sien was an ASEAN scholar from 1991 to 1992. He graduated in 1999 from the National University of Singapore. In 2012, he obtained his Masters of Sports Medicine from the University of Queensland Australia graduating with high distinction.  Dr. Ng is the first physician in Singapore to complete the Sports Practitioner training program for sports medicine in Changi General Hospital. He currently practices sports medicine in SSMC@Novena and SSMC@CGH. Dr. Ng is also Visiting Physician for national athletes in Singapore Sports Institute at Singapore Sports Hub.

Dr. Ng served as team physician for Team Singapore during the recent 2014 ASEAN Games in Incheon, South Korea. He was appointed by the Singapore National Olympic Council as Chief Medical Officer for Team Singapore in the 2013 SEA Games in Myanmar. He was also Medical Director for Triathlon and games physician during the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games as well as the 2009 Asian Youth Olympic Games. Dr. Ng has served as Medical Director for numerous international local sporting events such as Singapore OSIM International Triathlon and Asian Mixed Martial Arts Competition. In the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, Dr Ng serves in the race track medical support team as extrication team leader and driver.

Currently, Dr Ng serves in the Football Association of Singapore Medical Committee as the Deputy Chairman of Football Workgroups. He is also the men and women’s rugby team physician for Singapore Rugby Union.

Dr Ng is the Training and Education Director for Exercise is Medicine Singapore (EIMS). As part of the credentialing of EIMS, Dr. Ng has been certified by the American College of Sports Medicine for three certification programs, Clinical Exercise Specialist, Exercise is Medicine Credential Level 3 and Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist. Dr. Ng has presented and shared EIMS initiatives and research papers in numerous international and regional conferences in countries like the USA, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Philippines. He is also part of the Sports Medicine teaching faculty of EIMS and Sing Health Family Medicine Residency program to train Family Physicians.

Dr. Ng’s areas of special interest include sports injury, pre-participation screening in elite athletes and weight management. During his school days, Dr. Ng participated competitively in sports such as Tae Kwon Do, Athletics, football, handball as well as rugby. His favourite leisure sports activity are wakeboard, kite surf and snowboard.