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Dr Ngiam Xin Ying

Dr Ngiam Xin Ying

MBBS (Spore), MMed (Paed), MRCPCH (UK), FAMS (Paediatric Medicine)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Child Development KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Ngiam is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Child Development, KKH. She completed her advanced specialist training at NUH, during which she worked with the NUH Child Development Unit (CDU). She spent a month at Stanford University School of Medicine as a visiting instructor to gain further exposure in developmental-behavioural paediatrics. Subsequently, she went into private practice for several years before joining KKH DCD to pursue her passion for helping children with developmental concerns. 

She taught undergraduate medical students during her specialist training. She also coordinated and taught the paediatric medicine curriculum for NUS dental students and was an invigilator for the dentistry written examinations.

She is an active volunteer with CaringSG and Tzu Chi Singapore. She is also a keen artist who illustrated the cover of NUH’s Paediatrics On-The-Go handbook.


  • MBBS (Singapore) 2005
  • MMed (Paediatrics) 2010
  • MRCPCH (UK) 2010
  • FAMS (Paediatric Medicine) 2015

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Child Development, KK Women and Children’s Hospital 2023 – present
  • Paediatrician, International Baby Child and Adolescent Clinic, 2015 – 2023
  • Visiting Instructor, Stanford University, July 2015
  • Registrar, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital 2010 – 2015
  • Chief Resident, Department of Paediatrics, NUH, 2010 – 2011


  • COVID-19 Resilience Medal, 2023
  • NUH Paediatrics Postgraduate Educator Excellence Award (Registrar Level), 2014
  • 2nd Singapore Pediatric and Perinatal Congress (Sippac), 2013 – Merit Award for Poster Presentation
  • NUH Paediatrics Best Young Undergraduate Educator Award, 2011
  • NUH Way Merit Award, 2011

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Case control study of risk factors and ophthalmological outcomes of very low birth weight infants with Type 1 retinopathy of prematurity.
    Ng TR, Wong IB, Ngo CS, Niduvaje K, Ngiam XY, Sensaki S, Lee LY. Singapore Med J. 2020 Aug; 61(8):426-434. Epub 2019 Aug 7.
  • Acute psychosis in a 17-year-old girl.
    Kader KA, Ngiam XY, Kao PT. Pediatr Rev. 2018 Jun; 39(6):314.
  • The Acceptability of Caning Children in Singapore: The Fine Line Between Discipline and Physical Maltreatment.
    Ngiam XY, Tung SS. J Dev Behav Pediatr, Feb-Mar 2016; 37(2):158-63.
  • Child Maltreatment Syndrome: Demographics and Developmental Issues of Inpatient Cases.
    Ngiam XY, Kang YQ, Aishworiya R, Kiing J, Law EC. Singapore Med J. 2015 Nov; 56(11):612-7.
  • Understanding of Epilepsy among Parents of Epileptic Children.
    Ngiam XY, Low PS. Singapore Paediatric Journal Dec 2003: 45(1) 77-87.

Research Trials