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Assoc Prof Ng Yee Sien

Assoc Prof Ng Yee Sien


Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Rehabilitation Medicine

Sub-specialties: Neuro-Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Botulinum Toxin Injection (Botox), Joint Aspirations and Intra-articular Drug Injections.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Neurology Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Dr Ng’s sub-specialties and special interests are Spasticity Management including Botulinum Toxin Injections, Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Robotics and Interactive Technology in Rehabilitation.


  • MBBS (Singapore) 
  • MRCP (UK)
  • Fellowship in Neuro-Rehabilitation (Harvard, US)
  • Specialist Accreditation in Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 
  • Adj. Asst. Prof, Duke-NUS Medical School 
  • Adj. Asst. Prof, Yong Loo Lin Faculty of Medicine, NUS


  • EXSA Star Excellent Service Award 07/09 
  • Service with a Heart Award 06/08 
  • MOH/SGH Long Service Award 05

Research Interests

​Current Ongoing Research Projects include Functional Outcomes, Spasticity, Robotics and Weight-Support Devices


  • Yee Sien Ng, Joel Stein, MingMing Ning, Randie M Black-Schaffer: Comparison of Clinical Characteristics and Functional Outcomes of Strokes in Different Vascular Territories. Stroke 2007;38:2309-14 
  • YS Ng, H Jung, SS Tay, CW Bok, Y Chiong, PAC Lim. Results From a Prospective Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Database: Clinical Characteristics and Functional Outcomes using the Functional Independence Measure. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36:3-10 
  • Ng YS, Stein J, Salles SS, Black-Schaffer RM. Clinical characteristics and rehabilitation outcomes of patients with posterior cerebral artery stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2005;86:2138-43. 
  • Yee Sien Ng, Karen SG Chua. States of Severely Altered Consciousness: Clinical Characteristics, medical complications and functional outcome after rehabilitation. NeuroRehabilitation 20 (2005);97-105 
  • Karen SG Chua, YS Ng, Samantha GM Yap, CW Bok. A Brief Review of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36:31-42 
  • Yee Sien Ng. Clinical Features and Rehabilitation of Strokes in the Less Common Vascular Territories: Anterior and Posterior Cerebral Artery Strokes. Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine; 2007;19(4):275-94.

Research Trials