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Dr Ng Kah Wee

MBBS, Master of Medicine (Psychiatry), FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Psychiatry

Sub-specialties: Eating Disorders

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Psychiatry Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Ng Kah Wee is currently a Senior Consultant with the Singapore General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry. She is also director of the Eating Disorder Program at Singapore General Hospital.

Her area of interest lies in eating disorders and she is involved in caring for patients with general psychiatric conditions as well. She is also a facilitator for the Support for Eating Disorders Singapore (SEDS), jointly run by Singapore General Hospital and Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH).

Dr Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2004. She subsequently went on and completed the Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) and acquired her Specialist Accreditation.

Dr Ng was awarded the SingHealth HMDP Award in 2013 for Eating Disorder Services at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom.


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Clinical Educator, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  1. Eating psychopathology and psychosocial impairment in patients treated at a Singapore eating disorders treatment programme
    Kah Wee Ng, Angeline Kuek, Huei Yen Lee
    Singapore Med J 2017;
  2. Effects of Intranasal Oxytocin on the Interpretation and Expression of Emotions in Anorexia Nervosa
    Jenni Leppanen, Valentina Cardi, Kah Wee Ng, Yannis Paloyelis, Daniel Stein, Kate Tchanturia, Janet Treasure
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 2017, 29, 10.1111/jne.12458
  3. The effects of intranasal oxytocin on smoothie intake, cortisol and attentional bias in anorexia nervosa
    Jenni Leppanen, Valentina Cardi, Kah Wee Ng, Yannis Paloyelis, Daniel Stein, Kate Tchanturia, Janet Treasure
    Psychoneuroendocrinology, Volume 79, May 2017, Pages 167–174
  4. Meta-analysis of the effects of intranasal oxytocin on interpretation and expression of emotions
    Jenni Leppanen, Kah Wee Ng, Kate Tchanturia, Janet Treasure
    Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 07.2017, p. 125–144
  5. Meta-analytic review of the effects of a single dose of intranasal oxytocin on threat processing in humans
    Jenni Leppanen, Kah Wee Ng, Youl-Ri Kim, Kate Tchanturia, Janet Treasure
    Journal of Affective Disorders 225 (2018) 167–179
  6. Management of a patient with Schizophrenia and underlying Pituitary Macroadenoma
    Kah Wee Ng, Jimmy Lee, Verma Swapna
    Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore November 2010, 688-9
  7. Kah Wee Ng. (2014). Eating Disorders. In Sim Kang, Somnath Sengupta, Daniel S.S. Fung, Chee Kuan Tsee (Eds.), Essential Guide to Psychiatry (pp. 221 238). Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia Pte Ltd.

Research Trials