MBBS, MRCP (UK), M Med (Int Med), FAMS, MPH (Johns Hopkins)
General Infectious Diseases, HIV Medicine
English, Malay, Mandarin
Associate Professor Ng Oon Tek received his MBBS from the National University of Singapore. He completed Internal Medicine training within the Singhealth cluster and obtained his MRCP (UK) and M Med (Internal Medicine) in 2004, obtaining the Siah Cheng Siah Gold medal for being the best Internal Medicine candidate. He subsequently completed his Infectious Disease subspecialty training at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in 2008.
As a recipient of the NMRC Overseas Research Fellowship, Associate Professor Ng completed a Master of Public Health degree at Johns Hopkins followed by a year-long research attachment with a US NIH funded group led by Prof Thomas Quinn. Further work in Singapore was carried out with support from the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Transition Award and Clinician-Scientist Award funding programs.
Associate Professor Ng has an interest in research integrating public health, laboratory medicine and clinical medicine to improve patient outcomes. Previously, he worked with colleagues at TTSH and other institutions on in-house HIV tests for clinical care together. These tests were successfully used for patient care at the HIV clinic in TTSH and other institutions. Additional research interest currently focuses on antimicrobial resistance especially carbapenem-resistance Gram-negative infections.