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Dr Ng Cheok Man
Consultant Neurosurgeon
MBBS (Mal), M Med (Surgery) S'pore, FRCS (Edin), CMIA, AM (M'sia), Neurosurgical Fellowship (Aust)

Dr Ng graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from University of Malaya in 1994 and was awarded the Winifred Danaraj Memorial Book Prize and University Excellence Award. He was also the recipient of the Psychological Medicine Book Prize. He went on to obtain his Master of Medicine in General Surgery from National University of Singapore and was admitted as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998. Following his gazettment as a General Surgeon in May 2000, Dr. Ng proceeded to undergo further training in neurosurgery by joining the Malaysian Ministry of Health Fellowship in Neurosurgery in 2001. He later underwent advance training in neurosurgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia under the supervision of the world renowned neurosurgeon, Prof Andrew Kaye. He was awarded the Certificate of Training for Overseas Surgeons in Neurosurgery by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2004. Upon returning to Malaysia, Dr Ng was appointed as Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Tunku Abdul Rahman Neuroscience Institute, Kuala Lumpur General Hospital. While there, he was closely involved in the training and teaching of the future generation of neurosurgeons and has also contributed to the post basic diploma in neuroscience nursing.

Dr. Ng has also participated and presented papers both locally and internationally, at the11th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgery in Bali, the 12th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgery in Ho Chi Minh City, the 2005 World Congress of Neurological Surgery in Marrakesh, the 2006 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery in Taipei and a paper on Neuroendoscopy in 2007 in Versailles-Paris.

Dr Ng is highly competent in managing surgical conditions involving the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Extensively trained in microscopic surgery, Dr Ng is also familiar with endoscopic approaches to the ventricle and pituitary gland. He has special interest in Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Surgery. Previously he has coordinated these services in Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh General Hospitals.

Dr. Ng's experience in serving at various tertiary and regional neurosurgical centres in Malaysia, which includes Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Johor Bahru, has proved to be very useful in establishing neurosurgical services at Penang Adventist Hospital.

Dr Ng is an international member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, a member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and of the Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia. He is also a Certified Medical Impairment Assessor.

Dr Ng is fluent in English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.