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 a 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 sport and exercise medicine in SSMC@Novena
Dr Ng served as sports physician during the 2009 Asian Youth Olympic Games and the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games. He was appointed by the Singapore National Olympic Council for Team Singapore as Chief Medical Officer in the 2013 SEA Games in Myanmar and a Team Physician in the 2014 ASEAN Games in Incheon, South Korea. Dr Ng served in numerous international local sporting events such as Singapore OSIM International Triathlon, ESPN Asian Mixed Martial Arts Competition, and in the race track support team as medical extrication leader and driver for FORMULA 1™ Singapore Grand Prix. during the recent
2014 ASEAN Games in Incheon, South Korea.
He currently sits on the Football
Association of Singapore's medical committee as Deputy Chairman of
Football Workgroups, and is Team Physician
for men and women's Singapore Rugby Union.
Dr Ng is the Course 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 SingHealth
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 Taekwondo, athletics, football, handball and rugby. His
favourite leisure sports activity are wakeboarding, kite surfing and
snowboarding. In recent years, Dr Ng started competitive sailing in events like the Singapore Straits Regatta and won the 2013 Marina Bay Corporate Sailing League.