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Dr Alvin Ngeow Jia Hao

Dr Alvin Ngeow Jia Hao

MBBS, MMED (Paediatrics), MRCPCH (UK), FAMS (Paediatric Medicine), FAMS (Neonatology)


Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Neonatal & Developmental Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Congenital Malformations, Developmental Paediatrics, Neonatal Conditions, Neonatal Rashes.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Neonatal and Developmental Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Alvin Ngeow graduated from the National University of Singapore Medical School in 2007 and was in the Dean’s list in the academic year of 2004/2005.  

He was accepted into the Paediatric Medicine Seamless Training program by the Joint Commission on Specialist Training (JCST) in 2010, which has equiped him with the skills to practise the Art and Science of promoting and improving Child Health.  He subsequently attained the Masters of Medicine (Singapore) in Paediatric Medicine in 2012, and became a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health concurrently.  During his Advanced Specialist Training years, he served as the Chief Registrar between 2014-2015. Having recently exited from the Paediatric Medicine Training program, he have embarked on my subspecialty training in Neonatology. 

He is passionate about teaching and was the Chief Trainer of the NUS Biomedical Quiz for his alma-mater Hwa Chong Junior College.  He was also the coordinator for the M.Med preparatory course in 2013 and received the NUS Role Model Award in 2014.

He is also actively involved in community service, including overseas medical mission trips organized by the Tzu Chi International Medical Association.

Knowing the importance of advancing the frontiers of Medicine, he is passionate about clinical research.  He has graduated from the Biostatistics course in 2012, and have represented Singapore General Hospital at various conferences.  He was honoured to have been awarded the Best Poster Award for the inaugural Singapore Paediatric & Perinatal Annual Congress (ISPPAC) 2012 for his study on the outcome of early term infants, as compared to late term infants. He has also presented at international conferences including at PSANZ Congress in 2012, and at the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS) congress in Barcelona, Oct 2014: Ten Year Study Of Prevalence and Diagnosis Of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) In An Asian Country: Implications  On Antenatal Diagnosis And Newborn  Screening.  In August 2018, he was awarded the first prize for oral presentation in the perinatal category for his study: The Efficacy of Screening for Congenital Heart Disease in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore.


  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore(Neonatology)- 2018
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore(Paediatric Medicine)- 2016
  • Specialist Accreditation- Paediatric medicine, Singapore (2016)
  • MRCPCH (UK)- 2012
  • MMED (Paediatrics)-2012
  • MBBS (S’pore)- 2007

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Instructor, SGH PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training course (2018-current)
  • Paediatrics Academic Clinical Program (ACP) Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Committee member-with focus on Supervision
  • Instructor, Singapore Neonatal Resuscitation Course (2012-current)


  • Service with a Heart Award-April 2018
  • Singapore Paediatric and Perinatal Annual Congress 2017:First Prize for Oral presentation in Perinatal category: The Efficacy of Screening for Congenital Heart Disease in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore
  • Inaugural Singapore Paediatric and Perinatal Annual Congress 2012-First Prize for Poster presentation: An observational study of the outcome of early term infants, as compared to late term infants
  • NUS Role Model Award 2014
  • Recipient of MOH training scholarship for specialist training in the year 2010.

Research Interests


  1. Principal Investigator for Neonatal and perinatal database at Singapore general hospital since 2012.
  2. Principal Investigator for study on “The Efficacy of Screening for Congenital Heart Disease in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore”
  3. Principal Investigator for “An observational study of the outcome of early term infants, as compared to late term infants”


  1. Xue Fen Valerie Seah, Jia Hao Alvin Ngeow, Koh Cheng Thoon et al. Infant With Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis and Mastitis. Glob Pediatr Health. 2015; 2: 2333794X15591568. Published online 2015 Jun 22. oi:  10.1177/2333794X15591568
  2. AJH Ngeow1, DKL Chan1. Delayed Cord Clamping or Cord Milking. MIMS Journal of Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2018 Vol.44 No.4 pg 169-176

Research Trials