Dr. Daniel K. Ng is the Founding President of Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society (APPS) as well as the Chief of Service of Department of Paediatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong. He is the honorary council member of the Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Respirology and Allergy (HKSPRA). He is the regional director of International Pediatric Sleep Association 2016-2018; council member of the World Association of Sleep Medicine and Secretary of Chinese Pediatric Interventional Pulmonology Society. Dr. Ng had served as international affairs committee member of the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as well as council member of World Association of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Ng graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1984. He underwent general paediatric training in the Caritas Medical Centre and Kwong Wah Hospital in Hong Kong. His interest in paediatric respiratory medicine started in 1992 and he received further training in this area in the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He was awarded Master of Medical Sciences by the University of Hong Kong for his works in neonatology in 1999. He received training in paediatric sleep medicine in Stanford University Sleep Disorders Center and started the paediatric sleep service in Kwong Wah Hospital. For his research works in paediatric sleep-disordered breathing, he was awarded Doctor of Medicine by the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Ng was Foundation Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Dr. Ng was certified as Sleep Medicine Specialist by the World Association of Sleep Medicine and awarded European Diploma in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine by European Respiratory Society and certified as Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Specialist by APPS and Hong Kong College of Paediatrician.
He was presented with the Special CIPP award for his contribution to develop paediatric respirology in Asia during the 11th International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology held in Bangkok, Thailand, 2012. For his contribution to the development of paediatric respiratory medicine, he was conferred Honorary Fellow by the HKSPRA in 2016. Dr. Ng was bestowed the honor of Past President’s award of CIPP for promoting pediatric pulmonology in Asia during the 16th International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology held in Lisbon, Portugal, 2017.
Dr. Ng’s main research interests are sleep-disordered breathing, asthma and allergic rhinitis. Dr. Ng has published 108 peer-reviewed papers in journals indexed in Web of Science with 1,085 citation. His H-index is 20. He is the associate editor of Journal of Pediatric Respirology and Critical Care Medicine.