Dr Ngo Shufen Cheryl

Dr Ngo Shufen Cheryl

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Last updated 08 Nov 2023


Dr Cheryl Ngo is an ophthalmologist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.

She has special interests in strabismus surgery (adult and paediatric) and paediatric ophthalmology including anterior segment diseases, refractive errors and learning disabilities in children.

She is proficient in managing complex strabismus/squint cases, retinoblastoma (childhood tumour of the eye), retinopathy of prematurity, paediatric cataract, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology cases, as well as adult cataracts.

She is also experienced in managing general ophthalmology including cataract surgery and laser procedures.

She completed prestigious subspecialty fellowship training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

Dr Ngo was the past head of paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the National University Hospital (NUH) in Singapore. She was also the former research director and an assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. She remains as a visiting consultant to NUH.

Since 2016, she has been an international member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and a member of the Paediatrics Subspecialty Committee in the College of Ophthalmologists at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Ngo’s research interests centre on children's eye diseases including myopia as well as strabismus/squint and adult cataracts.

She has more than 40 publications in international journals, and has been invited to be a reviewer for several international ophthalmic publications and local grants.

Dr Ngo has received commendation letters from her patients for her clinical work and received the Meritorious Service Award at the Eye and Vision Health Awards 2017.

She is also the recipient of the Singapore Medical Association Medal and the Yeoh Khuan Joo Gold Medal for Surgery in 2005.

She volunteers regularly in medical missions to China and Southeast Asia.

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