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Dr Alvin Ng Choon Yong

Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine

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Clinic
The Respiratory Practice Lung•Asthma•Cough•Allergy

Address
Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #06-56
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours
9am to 12pm & 2pm to 5pm (Mon - Fri)
9am to 12pm (Sat)

About

Dr Ng Choon Yong Alvin is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Intensivist with The Respiratory Practice. He is currently the President of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine as well as the Vice President of the Singapore Thoracic Society. He is also an executive committee member of the Chapter of Intensivist, Academy of Medicine Singapore. He volunteers as the Deputy Chief Surgeon of the St John Brigade Singapore Headquarters.

As a specialist in both Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, Dr Alvin Ng has special interests in Obstructive Airway Disease like Asthma and COPD as well as Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for ICU patients.

Prior to private practice, he worked as a Consultant at Changi General Hospital's Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and held the position of Deputy Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Dr Alvin Ng was also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Singapore Armed Forces and his last appointment was Commanding Officer of the Medical Classification Centre (MCC) and he was in charge of PES (Physical Employment Status) assignments for all SAF and Mindef personnel. He has also been given the Singapore Armed Forces Consultant Certification for Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine.

Among his list of awards, Dr Alvin Ng was awarded the United Nations Peace Keeping Medal as well as the United Nations Force Commander Letter of Commendation for services rendered as part of the medical team for the United Nations Mission in Support of East Timor.