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Dr. Ng started his medical career after obtaining Medical Degree (MD) from Dalhousie University, Canada in the year of 2004. He furthered his post-graduate education in Psychiatry and obtained the Masters of Medicine (Psychiatry) from UniversitiKebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2012. He received post-graduate subspecialty training mostly at Penang General Hospital and UKM Medical Center (UKMMC), as well as other major hospitals such as Kuala Lumpur General Hospital and Hospital BahagiaUlu Kinta (HBUK), Perak.
Dr. Ng is gazetted to perform the CORE procedures in psychiatry, including the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues and psychological well-being of children, adolescent, adults as well as elderly patients, encompassing : - stress & work-life/school-work issues, anger management, marital counseling, grief & loss counseling, depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, child & adolescent mental health issues, alcohol dependence & substance abuse and old-age mental health issues.
Treatment can be divided into pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacotherapy, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, individual and family therapy, and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).
Dr. Ng is a member of Malaysian Psychiatric Association as well as Malaysian Medical Association. He is one of the professional advisors for Penang D'Home Mental Health Association involving in many activities for public and family education and awareness of mental illness. Dr. Ng has also actively participated in NGO-initiated suicide prevention campaigns in Penang state and held committee posts as well as public forum speaker in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively. He is also actively involved in the education and training for undergraduate medical students from Penang Medical College as a adjunct lecturer.
He has key interests in old-age psychiatry (elderly depression, delirium, and dementia), psychotherapy, and research into mental health issues among the elderly & their caregivers. He has been involved as co-investigators in various studies conducted at Penang General Hospital.