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Mr Chye Yew Ng is a Consultant Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon who specialises in all aspects of hand and wrist surgery. He has a particular interest in the management of peripheral nerve injuries and sports injuries.
Mr Ng graduated from the University of Edinburgh as the gold medallist in 2002. He subsequently completed orthopaedic training in Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and was awarded Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2011. He then spent the following two years pursuing advanced subspecialty training by completing an Upper Limb Fellowship in Wrightington Hospital and a National Interface (Orthoplastic) Hand Fellowship in Manchester. After completion of training in the UK, he was awarded the prestigious travelling fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association to obtain additional training in brachial plexus surgery and microsurgery at centres of excellence in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
During his fellowship training, he successfully obtained postgraduate certification in hand surgery from both the British Society for Surgery of the Hand and the European Board of Hand Surgery. He also won the best performance award in the European hand diploma examination 2013.
Mr Ng also maintains a strong interest in education and research. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented at many national and international scientific meetings. He is the convenor of Wrightington hand diploma revision course and is currently the fellowship director of Wrightington Upper Limb Unit.
Areas of interest
Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries;
carpal tunnel syndrome; cubital tunnel syndrome; revision carpal tunnel surgery; revision cubital tunnel surgery; scarred nerve; cut nerve; iatrogenic nerve injuries; neurolysis; nerve transfer; nerve repair; nerve grafting; nerve wrapping; Parsonage Turner syndrome; neuralgic amyotrophy; long thoracic nerve palsy; radial nerve palsy; Dupuytren’s disease; tendon injuries; sports injuries of the hand and wrist; joint replacement of the hand and wrist; wrist arthroscopy; complex hand reconstruction; scapular winging.
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- Spire Manchester Hospital 170 Barlow Moor Road Manchester M20 2AF
- 0800 086 8968
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon
Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Peripheral nerve injuries
Long thoracic nerve palsy
Revision carpal/cubital tunnel surgeries
Functional outcomes of surgery
Apart from hand surgery, Mr Ng has a passion for music and enjoys playing the classical guitar.
European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma (Best performance award)
BSSH Journal of Hand Surgery Best Paper Prize
BESS Paul Calvert Endeavour Prize
J.I.P. James Memorial Medal
Henry Wade Bursary (RCSEd)
Ettles Scholarship and Leslie Gold Medal (The University of Edinburgh)
E B Jamieson Prize in Anatomy
Preiskel Elective Prize in Surgery (RCSEng)
Myre Sim Student Bursary (RCPEd)
British Medical and Dental Students’ Trust Award
Junior MacKenzie Bursary in Anatomy
English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese
-Ng CY, et al. Rehabilitation regimens following surgical repair of extensor tendon injuries of the hand: a systematic review of controlled trials. J Hand Microsurg 2012;4:65-73.
-Ng CY, et al. A prospective randomized trial comparing manipulation under anaesthesia and capsular distension for the treatment of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder. Shoulder & Elbow 2012;4:95-9.
-Ng CY, Funk L. Infrapectoral biceps tenodesis for chronic long head of biceps rupture.
Tech Should Surg 2012;13:14-6.
-Ng CY, et al. Five-year outcomes of arthroscopic capsular release for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder in patients with Type I diabetes mellitus. Shoulder & Elbow 2011;3:100-3.
-Ng CY, et al. Manipulation under anaesthesia and early physiotherapy facilitate prompt recovery of patients with frozen shoulder syndrome. SMJ 2009:54:29-31.
Case Reports & Letters
-Ng CY, Hayton MJ. Ice cream scoop test: a novel clinical test to diagnose extensor carpi ulnaris instability. JHSEur 2013;38:569-70.
-Ng CY, Harley O, Kumar PAV. Foley catheter as a source of rubber bands for the reconstruction of a Suzuki frame. J Hand Microsurg 2013;5:43.
-Ng CY, Watts AC. Acute carpal tunnel syndrome complicating a distal radial fracture in a patient with a persistent median artery. JHSEur 2012;37:464-5.
-Ng CY, Talwalkar SC. Clinical images of the recurrent motor branch of the median nerve. JHSEur 2012;37:284-5.
-Ng CY, Hayton MJ. Management of acute hand injuries in athletes. Ortho & Tr 2013;27:25-9.
-Ng CY, Watts AC. The use of non-vascularised osteochondral autograft for reconstruction of articular surfaces in the hand and wrist. JBJSBr 2012;94:1448-54.
-Ng CY, McQueen MM. What are the radiographic predictors of functional outcome following distal radial fractures? JBJSBr 2011;93:145-50.
-Ng CY, Oliver CW. Fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the fingers. JBJSBr 2009;91:705-12.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBChB (Honours) The University of Edinburgh 2002
- MRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2005
- Certificate in Law and Medical Ethics The University of Edinburgh 2008
- Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine of United Kingdom & Ireland Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK 2009
- FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2011
- British Diploma in Hand Surgery The British Society for Surgery of the Hand 2013
- European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma European Board of Hand Surgery 2013
Reference number 6048707
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
North West Surgical Hand Society
Medical Protection Society
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, SK8 2PX
- 08:00 - 11:00
- 0161 495 6143
- BMI The Alexandra Hospital, SK8 2PX
- 09:00 - 11:00
- 0161 495 6143
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