​Dr. Ng Chung Sien

MBBS (Singapore), MSpMed (Australia)

Principal Staff Registrar, SSMC@CGH
Principal Staff Registrar, SSMC@Novena

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 and SSMC@CGH.

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.