Training and Qualifications

MEDICAL SCHOOL: The University of Western Ontario - M.D.

RESIDENCY: McMaster University - Plastic Surgery

FELLOWSHIP: University of Arizona - Phoenix


American Board of Plastic Surgery

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand (Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery)

Dr. Ng is a fellow of the American College of Surgery (FACS).

Research Grant

Histologic responses of barbed vs. nonbarbed sutures in flexor tendon repair for in vivo model, received $20000 funding support from Ethicon • Principal Investigator

Scholarships and Awards

International Bone Research Association Scholarship for visiting hand fellowship at AUVA - Unfallkrankenhaus Wien Lorenz Böhler, Vienna, Austria

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Scholarship

First place poster presentation, McMaster University Department of Oncology Research Day for research on one stage vs. two stage breast reconstruction

Scholarship to attend WPS (Women in Plastic Surgery) Forum: Leadership in Breast Reconstruction

Martin J. Inwood Award for the Editor in Chief for contributions to the University of Western Ontario Medical Journal


Sharma AJN, Tiourin E, Banyard D, Sharma S, Ng WKY. (2018). Clinical Utility of Postoperative CT Imaging in Orbital Floor Fracture Management. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Ng, W, Olmscheid N, Worhacz K, Sietsema D, Edwards E. (2018) Steroid Injection and Open Trigger Finger Release Outcomes: A Retrospective Review of 999 Digits. (Manuscript accepted for publication in Hand.)

Levin A, Al-Khattabi F, Shouldice M, Ng W, McIntyre S. Traumatic Retinoschisis in Infants and Children. (Manuscript accepted for publication in JAAPOS.)

Ng W, Chesney A, Farrokhyar F, Hodgson N, Dal Cin A. (2016.) One stage placement of permanent implant compared to two stage tissue expander reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. Published online Sept 27, 2016.

Matthews J, Ng W, Archibald S, Levis C. (2016.) The Use of the Radial Styloid in the Extended Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 24(2): 89-95.

Ng W; Kaur M; Thoma A. (2014.) Plastic Surgeons’ Self Reported Infection Rates at a Canadian Academic Hospital. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 22(4): 237-240.

Ng W; Kaur M; Thoma A. (2014.) Long Term Outcomes of Major Upper Extremity Replantations. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 22(1): 9-13.

Ng W; Voineskos S; Kaur M; Thoma A. (2012.) Nerve Transfer or Musculotendinous Transfer for Elbow Flexion: What is the Evidence? A Systematic Review. Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 24(3-4): 265-279.

Ng W; Mrad, M.A.; Brown, M. (Autumn 2011.) Juvenile Fibroadenoma of the breast. Treatment and review of the literature from a plastic surgery perspective. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 19(3):105-107.

Ng W; Mejia J. (Spring 2011) Intrusive thoughts in a boy: A Case of Intermittent Explosive Disorder. McMaster University Medical Journal, 8(1): 77-79.

Ng W; Rosenblatt, Y; Brock, GB; Gan, BS. (Spring 2010) Phospho-diesterase inhibitors and vascular ischemia: A case report and review of their use in ischemic conditions. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 18(1): e5-e9.

Ng W; Tarabain, O. (April 2009). Pancreas Divisum: A cause of idiopathic acute Pancreatitis. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 180(9): 949-951.


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