ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Singapore)
  • Member, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology)
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Dr Annette Ang has spent the last decade practicing as a senior consultant otolaryngologist in a tertiary children’s hospital with a special interest in complex airway management.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin Medical School in 1998, having garnered multiple awards for academic excellence during her undergraduate years. In 2008, she completed her specialist training in Otolaryngology and was awarded the Gold Medal for excellence.

She pursued a clinical fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City. She is proficient in the care of children with ear, nose and throat problems. Her main area of interest in management of complex pediatric airway diseases.

During her fellowship at Weill Cornell, Dr Ang spent considerable time in laboratory research exploring the physiologic boundaries of pediatric airway distension on a rabbit model. Her innovative research into an endoscopic balloon dilatation approach for subglottic stenosis received the Silver Award at the Society for ENT advances in Children Annual Meeting (SENTAC) in 2009. Dr Ang has also been involved in several complex pediatric airway surgeries during her fellowship at Weill Cornell, and upon her return to Singapore was one of the first otolaryngologists to successfully use propranolol in the treatment of subglottic hemangiomas.

Professionally, Dr Ang has served on several committees involved in resident training, and she has served as the Associate Program Director for the Singhealth Otolaryngology Residency Program from 2010 to 2017.

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