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Dr. Ng Jit Beng Senior Lecturer in Medicine

Contact Details: 

Email: njbeng@pmc.edu.my

 

Biography

Dr Ng Jit Beng graduated from University College London in 2006. He subsequently completed his housemanship in the UK and went to Singapore to continue his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. He returned to Penang in 2013 to lecture in PMC and complete his training in Cardiology at Penang General Hospital. He obtained registration in the National Specialist Register as a specialist in Cardiology in 2016. He was awarded the Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Electrophysiology Fellowship within the Asia-Pacific Region in 2017, where he will be completing a fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore in 2018.

Qualifications 

  • MBBS (London)
  • MRCP(UK)
  • Registered in National Specialist Register Malaysia as specialist in Cardiology
  • Member of Academy of Medicine, Malaysia
  • Member of National Heart Association, Malaysia

Research Interests 

  • Cardiology

 Publications 

  • A Case of Anterior Interventricular Vein Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC) Ablation.
    JB Ng, NH Habizal, SK Ma.
    Presented at The 10th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session, 14-17 September 2017, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Clinical Experience Sheet (CES), Patient Bed Allocation (PBA) and long case examination based on PBA: perceived learning experience of medical students.
    JB Ng, S Easaw, TP Yeow, ASM Khir, LC Loh.
    Presented at Penang Medical College Research Day 2017, 17 March 2017
  • Implantable pacemakers – Article for World Heart Day in the Sun newspaper 29 September 2016
  • Outcomes of direct current cardioversion (DCCV) of atrial fibrillation – a comparison between two South East Asian cardiology centres.
    JS Chin, YL Lim, CC Tan, CYJ Khaw, JB Ng, SK Ma, VH Tan, Ismail O, R Loh.
    Presented at National Heart Association of Malaysia Annual Scientific Meeting 2016 8-10 April 2016 and at Penang Medical College Research Day 2016, 25 March 2016
  • Combined “Grand Round” revision classes on examination skills for Final Year and Third Year students: A convenient way of teaching.
    Jit Beng Ng, Samuel Easaw, Lillian Khor, Toh Peng Yeow, Amir Khir, Li Cher Loh.
    Presented at 10th International Medical Education Conference 2015, 22-24 April 2015
  • Outcomes on direct current cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in Penang General Hospital.
    CC Tan, CY Khaw, JS Chin, YL Lim, JB Ng, R Loh.
    Presented at Penang Medical College Research Day, 13 March 2015
  • Understanding and appreciation of clinical audit in patient safety for undergraduate medical students.
    Kooi-Yau Chean, Shih-Choong Lim, Samuel Easaw, Jit Beng Ng, Kean-Chye Tan, Khek-Choong Ho, Krishnan Rajam, Amir Khir, Li-Cher Loh.
    Presented at 9th International Medical Education Conference 2014, 11-13 March 2014
  • The perceived usefulness of regular portfolio reviews as a means of tracking academic and professional performances of medical students.
    JB Ng, S Easaw, TP Yeow, ASM Khir, LC Loh.
    Presented at 9th International Medical Education Conference 2014, 11-13 March 2014

2011 – 2012

  • Outcomes on direct current cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in a multi-ethnic Asian population. 2012, Canada, Singapore
  • Characteristics and prognostic impact of hypertension on a well-defined clinical heart failure population with preserved ejection fraction. 2012, Hong Kong
  • A Review on the need of Admission to Coronary Care Unit for Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients who remained in Killip 1 Class after Undergoing Successful Primary Percutaneous Intervention: Single Centre Experience.

 Clinical Trials 

  • Co-investigator in PRESERVE trial – Prevention of Serious Adverse Events following Angiography (PRESERVE) Trial. Centre – Penang General Hospital
  • Co-investigator in SIGNIFY Trial – Effects of ivabradine in patients with stable coronary artery disease without clinical heart failure: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled international multicentre study. Centre – Penang General Hospital
  • Co-investigator in IMPROVE-IT (TIMI-40) Trial – A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Study to Establish the Clinical Benefit and Safety of Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Tablet) vs Simvastatin Monotherapy in High-Risk Subjects Presenting With Acute Coronary Syndrome (IMProved Reduction of Outcomes: Vytorin Efficacy International Trial – IMPROVE IT) Centre – Penang General Hospital
  • Co-investigator in Aspirin Challenge study – A study in Oral Aspirin Desensitization in Patients With Intolerance To Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Requiring Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Centre – Changi General Hospital Singapore
  • Co-investigator in Biomarkers and Management of Cardiovascular Disease – Singapore Heart Failure Outcomes and Phenotypes (the “SHOP” study). Sponsored by National Medical Research Council, Singapore. Centre – Changi General Hospital Singapore
  • Co-investigator in TECOS study (A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Cardiovascular Outcomes after Treatment with Sitagliptin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Inadequate Glycaemic Control. Sponsored by Merck & Co. Centre – Changi General Hospital Singapore
  • Co-investigator in Clinical Study Protocol No. BAY 1021189/15837. A single-centre, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single dose escalation study to investigate safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of BAY 1021189 in Asian (Chinese) healthy male subjects. Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare. Centre – Changi General Hospital Singapore