Simon S. Ng graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1995 with 7 distinctions and was awarded the honor degree. He was also awarded the Dr. R. C. Lee Memorial Gold Medal in Surgery and the City Lions Club Gold Medal. He passed the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in General Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong in 2002 with highest marks and won the Li-Shields Medal. Professor Ng received his basic and higher surgical training as well as advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery training at the Prince of Wales Hospital, which is one of the leading minimally invasive colorectal surgery centers in Hong Kong as well as in Asia. He is currently a Professor and an Honorary Consultant of the Division of Colorectal Surgery, CUHK. He is also a Council Member of the Hong Kong Society for Coloproctology and the Hong Kong IBD Society and a Member of several international colorectal societies, including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the European Society of Coloproctology, and the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He serves on the editorial boards of 5 journals and is an active Reviewer for more than 15 international journals, including the Lancet and the Annals of Surgery. His main clinical and research interests include minimally invasive surgery for various benign and malignant colorectal diseases, multimodality treatment for colorectal cancer, colorectal cancer screening, development of molecular biomarkers with diagnostic and prognostic significance for colorectal cancer, and electroacupuncture for treatment of surgical diseases. He has received a number of research-related awards for his research in laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including the Northern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award in 2008 and the American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarship in 2010.
Biography Updated on 8 February 2011