Dr. Alvin Ng Choon Yong

Consultant Respiratory Physician & Intensivist
Respiratory Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine & Internal Medicine
Specialist: Respiratory Medicine

MBBS(Singapore), M.Med(Internal Medicine), MRCP(UK), FAMS(Respiratory Medicine), FAMS(Intensive Care Medicine), FRCP(Glasg), FRCP(Edin)

As a specialist in both Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, Dr Alvin Ng has special interests in Obstructive Airway Disease (Asthma and COPD) as well as Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for ICU patients. He is currently the President of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine as well as the Vice President of the Singapore Thoracic Society. He is also an executive committee member of the Chapter of Intensivist, Academy of Medicine Singapore. He volunteers as the Deputy Chief Surgeon of the St John Brigade Singapore Headquarters. Prior to private practice, he worked as a Consultant at Changi General Hospital’s Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and held the position of Deputy Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Dr Alvin Ng was also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Singapore Armed Forces and his last appointment was Commanding Officer of the Medical Classification Centre (MCC) and he was in charge of PES (Physical Employment Status) assignments for all SAF and Mindef personnel. He has also been given the Singapore Armed Forces Consultant Certification for Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine. Among his list of awards, Dr Alvin Ng was awarded the United Nations Peace Keeping Medal as well as the United Nations Force Commander Letter of Commendation for services rendered as part of the medical team for the United Nations Mission in Support of East Timor. He speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Consultant, Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine,
Changi General Hospital
Deputy Director, Intensive Care Unit, Changi General Hospital
President, Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SICM)
Vice President, Singapore Thoracic Society (STS)
Executive Committee Member, Chapter of Intensivist, Academy of Medicine Singapore.
Deputy Chief Surgeon, St John Brigade Singapore
Lieutenant Colonel, Singapore Armed Forces
Commanding Officer, Medical Classification Centre (MCC)
Deputy Commander, SAF Medical Training Institute
Singapore Armed Forces Consultant, Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine.

AWARDS

United Nations Force Commander – Letter of Commendation for services rendered as part of the medical team for the United Nations Mission in Support of East Timor

ACCREDITED HOSPITALS:

Gleneagles Hospital
Farrer Park Hospital
Mt Alvernia Hospital
Concord Cancer Hospital