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Asst Prof Ng Li Shia

Designations:
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • ​Programme Director (Postgraduate), Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Qualifications:
MBBS(S'pore), MMed(ORL), MRCS(Glasg)
Specialties:
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Sub-Specialties:
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology (Head & Neck Surgery)

Biosketch

Dr Ng Li Shia graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2006. As an undergraduate, she was awarded the Otolaryngology Society book prize in 2005. Dr Ng started her training in Otolaryngology under the National Specialty Training program in 2008. Her degrees include the MRCS in General Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow and the Masters of Medicine in Otolaryngology with the Graduate Medical School, National University Singapore.

She is currently a Senior Consultant with the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, at the National University Hospital. After completing her specialist training, Dr Ng received the Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) in 2014 to subspecialize in Asian facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. She was a clinical fellow at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan from 2015-2016. Her interests are in functional septorhinoplasty, ear and nasal reconstruction. Dr Ng also provides outpatient, as well as surgical care for general ear, throat and neck conditions.

In the area of research, Dr Ng actively collaborates with the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, in the field of surgical technology and design, as well as the Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, in the field of medical education.

Dr Ng is also an Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and is actively involved in the teaching of medical undergraduates, as well as mentoring of junior doctors and residents in the department. She previously served as the Deputy Director of Undergraduate Medicine for Otolaryngology, NUS.

Awards

  • ​2020 - NUS Medicine Fortitude Award
  • 2019 - Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

Journals & Publications

  1. Ng LS, Lim CM, Loh KS. Long-term outcomes of nasopharyngectomy using partial maxillectomy approach. Laryngoscope. 2016 May;126(5):1103-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.25777. Epub 2015 Nov 6. PMID: 26542399
  2. Chen YA, Ng LS, Ko EW, Chen YR. Mandibular Contouring During Orthognathic Surgery Using the Modified Hunsuck Technique. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jan;28(1):239-240. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003165. PMID: 27977490
  3. Chen HY, Ng LS, Chang CS, Lu TC, Chen NH, Chen ZC. Pursuing Mirror Image Reconstruction in Unilateral Microtia: Customizing Auricular Framework by Application of Three-Dimensional Imaging and Three-Dimensional Printing. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jun;139(6):1433-1443. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003374. PMID: 28538573
  4. Chan SL, Ng LS, Goh X, Siow CH, Goh HL, Goh BC, Cheo T, Loh KS, Brunham LR. Time course and clinical characterization of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity after treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a South East Asian population. Head Neck. 2018 Jul;40(7):1425-1433. doi: 10.1002/hed.25112. Epub 2018 Feb 16. PMID: 29451951
  5. Chan SL, Ng LS, Goh X, Siow CH, Goh HL, Goh BC, Cheo T, Loh KS, Brunham LR. Time course and clinical characterization of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity after treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a South East Asian population. Head Neck. 2018 Jul;40(7):1425-1433. doi: 10.1002/hed.25112. Epub 2018 Feb 16. PMID: 29451951
  6. Ang ET, Chan JM, Gopal V, Li Shia N.  Gamifying anatomy education. Clin Anat. 2018 Oct;31(7):997-1005. doi: 10.1002/ca.23249. Epub 2018 Nov 2. PMID: 30168609
  7. Bong SH, Tan BW, Yong JM, Ng LS, Koh CJ. Bleeding on the Edge-The Use of Hemostatic Powder for Treating a Bleeding Hypopharyngeal Tumor. Clin Endosc. 2020 Aug 19. doi: 10.5946/ce.2020.159. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32810978