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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Eugene Ng, MD, FRCPC, FAAP

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff Neonatologist

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Other Positions

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Department of Newborn and Developmental Paediatrics

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Medical Director

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Research Institute
Associate Scientist

North York General Hospital
Department of Paediatrics
Active Staff Physician

Mount Sinai Hospital
Courtesy Staff Physician

Phone: 416-480-6100 x87781
Fax: 416-480-5612
Email: eugene.ng@sunnybrook.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Eugene Ng is a Neonatologist and currently Chief of Newborn & Developmental Paediatrics at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He has over 10 years of administrative experience at the tertiary and community care settings, and has provided leadership and guidance in development and revision of many policies and practice guidelines in the provincial and national levels, involving advocacy and regionalization of maternal and newborn care. His current research and academic foci include assessment of respiratory pattern using diaphragm electrical activity, systematic reviews, systems and models of care, and quality improvement.

Academic Background

  • 1994   MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • 1997   Paediatric Residency, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 2000   Neonatal Fellowship, Shared Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Toronto
  • 2001   Neonatal Transport Fellowship, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Research Interests

Diaphragm Electrical Activity, Systematic Reviews, Systems and Models of Care


Top Publications:

  1. Ng E, Taddio A, Ohlsson A. Intravenous midazolam infusion for sedation of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews 2017 Jan 31; 1: CD002052. 
  2. Ng E, Schurr P, Reilly M, Dunn M, Beck J. Impact of feeding method on diaphragm electrical activity and central apnea in preterm infants (FEAdi Study). Early Human Development 2016; 101: 33-37.  
  3. O’Connor D, Gibbins S, Kiss A, Bando N, Brennan-Donnan J, Ng E, et al. Effect of Supplemental Donor Human Milk Compared with Preterm Formula on Neurodevelopment of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants at 18 Months – A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2016; 316(18): 1987-1905.

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