Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Professor Ng Soon Chye is a Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the Medical Director with Sincere IVF Center. Prior to private practice, Prof Ng was serving concurrently in both National University Hospital (NUH) and National University of Singapore (NUS), as the Chairman of the Department of O&G in NUS and Chief of O&G in NUH. He was also the Chairman of the Committee of O&G, Graduate School of Medical Studies in NUS, which is in charge of the O&G post-graduate training.
Prof Ng obtained his medical degree from University of Singapore (NUS), before specialising in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and became a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) of London.
Prof Ng is a internationally-renowned specialist in the area of Reproductive Medicine, and Prof Ng started Singapore's first in-vitro fertilization program in 1982, which led to Asia's first test-tube (IVF) baby in May 1983. Prof Ng surprised the world with the development of the first SUZI (sub-zona insemination) baby, which was a revolutionary technique at that time, whereby weak sperm was injected directly under the shell (zona pellucida) of the egg, to enable fertilization. Prof Ng went to develop the first ICSI baby in Asia, which was an extension of the SUZI technique.
Prof Ng is very involved in medical research and was appointed the Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Clinical Collaborating Center for Research in Human Reproduction and the WHO Clinical Collaborating Center for Maternal-Child Health / Family Planning Service Research and Training. He has authored many books on human embryology and in-vitro fertilization, especially micro-injection.
Prof Ng holds special interest in infertility (including male infertility), gynaecological laparoscopy and hormonal disturbances. He serves as an advisor to the Ministry of Health when there are issues related especially to infertility. He holds an adjunct professorship in the Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS, and in the School of Biological Science, Nanyang Technological University, where he lectures Development Biology.