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Dr Ang Kexin

Dr Ang Kexin

M Med (Int Med), MRCP (UK), MBBS

Senior Consultant

National Neuroscience Institute

Specialty: Neurology, Neurology

Sub-specialties: General Neurology, Supportive and Palliative Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Motor Neuron Disease, Neuro-Palliation.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute
  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Supportive & Palliative Care Centre

Profile

​Dr Ang Kexin is a Neurologist, sub-specialising in Supportive and Palliative Care. She received her Neurology specialist training in the Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute (Tan Tock Seng Hospital Campus).

Education

  • M Med (Int Med) (NUS, Singapore), 2011
  • MRCP (UK) (RCP, United Kingdom), 2010
  • MBBS (NUS, Singapore), 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Awards

  • SingHealth HMDP Award, FY2014

Research Interests

  • ​Neuro-palliative care

Publications

  • ​Strategies used in improving and assessing the level of reporting of implementation fidelity in randomised controlled trials of palliative care complex interventions: A systematic review. Ang K, Hepgul N, Gao W, Higginson IJ. Palliative Medicine. 2017 Jul 1:0269216317717369.
  • Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) involving people nearing death: Proposed solutions to ethical challenges. Ang K, Woo MHI. European Journal of Palliative Care. 2017; 24(2)
  • The Effectiveness of Singing or Playing a Wind Instrument in Improving Respiratory Function in Patients with Long-Term Neurological Conditions: A Systematic Review. Ang K, Maddocks M, Xu H, Higginson IJ. Journal of Music Therapy. 2017 Mar 1;54(1):108-31.
  • Healthcare Needs of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in Singapore: A patient-centred qualitative study from multiple perspectives. Ang K, Umapathi T, Tong J, Ng J, Tseng LJ, Woo IM. Journal of Palliative Care. 2015 Sep 15;31(3):150-7.

Research Trials