Dr. Ng Yin Ping is a General Psychiatrist and Senior Lecturer of Psychiatry at Penang Medical College. Previously a psychiatrist at Hospital Pulau Pinang, Dr. Ng spends some of her quality time attending to patients requiring her care at Penang Adventist Hospital as a Visiting Consultant. Dr Ng has at least 9 years of experience in the field of psychiatry and has a keen interest particularly in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Eating Disorders and Disaster Psychiatry.
Dr Ng graduated with a medical degree from the Penang Medical College in 2002. She served as a House Officer and later as a Medical Officer in the Department of Psychiatry in 2004. She worked briefly as a Medical Officer in the Department of Medicine in 2006 but later returned to the Department of Psychiatry in 2008. Dr. Ng went on to pursue her postgraduate qualifications in Psychiatry and obtained her a Doctor of Psychiatry from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2014. As part of her training and work experience, Dr. Ng has experience in various subspecialties including Addiction, Geriatric, Forensic, Community, Neuropsychiatry, Liaison psychiatry but mostly in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She ran the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic services at Hospital Pulau Pinang in 2015.
Dr. Ng is very dedicated towards her work and passionate about teaching. In 2008, She was awarded the "Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Pulau Pinang" in recognition for her excellent service. She has conducted numerous training workshops both locally and internationally, and is no stranger to delivering public talks. Previously an honorary lecturer at Penang Medical College, Dr. Ng has decided to enter fulltime teaching at Penang Medical College.
Presently, Dr Ng is a member of the Malaysian Psychiatric Association, Mercy Malaysia and Penang Mental Health Association. She is the Secretary of Badan Kebajikan Psikiatri Hospital Pulau Pinang.
In addition to attending to her patients, Dr Ng also actively participates in volunteer work. She served as a volunteer during the recent Kelantan floods with KKM and in Nepal with Mercy Malaysia. She is also active in the Suicide Prevention Campaign, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) based campaign which focuses on suicide prevention activities in Penang. In addition, she also provided free psychiatric consultations at the Wesley Methodist Church outreach centre.