Author: Dr Michael Ng

Dr Michael Ng

Dr Michael Ng is an Australian trained specialist general surgeon with special interests in Endocrine (Thyroid and Parathyroid) surgery and Thoracic surgery. He offers a vast range of minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr Ng completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons by completing his postgraduate surgical training via the Austin Hospital, Western Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

He was immediately recruited directly into consultant practice and has been a consultant general surgeon in both Regional Ballarat and its surrounds and in Metropolitan Melbourne since 2012. Michael aims to provide meticulous and superior surgical outcomes for all his patients through working collaboratively with teams of endocrinologists, oncologists and other medical specialists. This is to ensure that he can provide the best surgical outcomes for all patients, especially complex patients. The highest quality surgery can only be achieved through collaboration with other health professionals and hospital staff who share the same vision of patient-centred care.

Dr Ng’s surgical interest areas include Thyroid and Parathyroid disease and Thoracic Surgery. He employs minimally invasive techniques in both special interest areas. Michael is a member of ANZES and is also fully accredited and is certified by the CCRTGE to perform Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy.

Surgery for Hyperthyroidism

In this episode of PodMD, specialist general surgeon Dr Michael Ng will be discussing the topic of surgery for hyperthyroidism, including when patients should consider having surgery for hyperthyroidism, the risks and benefits of surgery, the likelihood of recurrence, when to refer and more. This is the second part in a two-part series. The first… Read more »

Hyperthyroidism

In this episode of PodMD, specialist general surgeon Dr Michael Ng will be discussing the topic of Hyperthyroidism, including what hyperthyroidism is, how a patient would typically present, the risks of the condition, treatment options, when to refer and more. This podcast is the first part in a two-part series. The second podcast will be… Read more »