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As a mother of two young children, I understand pregnancy from a woman’s perspective and have experienced the physical and emotional changes that can occur. In working with my patients, my aim is to provide personalised care, considering the individual needs of each patient.

My interest in obstetrics and gynaecology developed early during my medical studies. I obtained my Diploma (DRANZCOG) in 2008 and my Fellowship (FRANZCOG) in February 2018. I have been fortunate enough to train at a number of top Queensland hospitals – including QEII, Mater Mothers’, Logan, Rockhampton and Redland Hospitals – as well as completing six months of training in the Maternal Fetal Medicine unit at the Mater Mothers’ Hospital, where I expanded my interest into high-risk obstetrics.

Obstetrics and gynaecology is an interesting and challenging field, as new and innovative ideas and techniques are constantly emerging. To stay current with best practice recommendations, I am actively involved in research and education. I am currently the Course Coordinator for the University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Medical students.

My passion for my work has turned me into an advocate for women’s health in general. I enjoy participating in awareness and fundraising events promoting women’s health and in assisting with the training and mentoring of young doctors and students.

I consider it a great privilege to be invited to support women on their journeys to motherhood and, during my downtime, I find tremendous satisfaction in watching my own children grow and adapt to the world around them.

To support women beyond the routine 6-week postpartum cares, I established the Greenslopes’ Parents Group in December 2018 so that parents can meet for informal chats, share stories and form new friendships. I often organise guest speakers to come talk about all things parenting and baby related. Our guest speakers have included: a pregnancy and postpartum massage therapist, a dentist, a physiotherapist, a dietitian, a librarian who does Rhyme Time and a baby photographer who did an amazing photo shoot for us.

I am an obstetrician and gynaecologist practising as part of Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Greenslopes Private Hospital. We are specialists who have come together with the common goal of providing quality care in a friendly and professional environment.

The practice rooms are located alongside the premium maternity facility at Greenslopes Private Hospital, allowing access to one of Brisbane's leading private hospitals with its modern facilities.

I am also an accredited Visiting Medical Officer at the Mater Mothers' Private Hospital so I can offer continuity of care if preterm difficulties arise.

 

Clinical facilities

The maternity ward at Greenslopes Private Hospital offers state-of-the-art, beautifully appointed, modern amenities.  All newly built private rooms are equipped with the finest facilities, and half of the rooms have double beds allowing families to be together from the beginning.

There is also a well-baby nursery to cater for the individual needs of both the mother and baby, as well as our special care nursery for babies who need extra support.

Highlights include:

  • Spacious birthing suites
  • Dedicated maternity lounge for patients and their loved ones
  • Maternity rooms with:
    – Ensuites
    – Wi-Fi connectivity
    – Large flat screen TVs and Foxtel connection
    – Coffee machines and iPod docking stations
  • A well-baby nursery and special care nursery
  • 24-hour cover by anesthetists, pediatricians and physicians
  • Onsite childbirth education classes.

For more information, visit Greenslopes Private Hospital website.

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Registration and membership

  • Medical board registration number MED0000966842

Academic

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2018)
  • Diploma of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists DRANZCOG (2008)
  • Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (2005)
  • Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (2001)
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts (2000)

Practice history

  • RANZCOG Registrar level 6: Mater Mothers' Hospital, Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2017
  • RANZCOG Registrar level 5: Redland Hospital, 2016
  • RANZCOG Registrar level 4: Redland Hospital, 2015
  • RANZCOG Registrar level 3: Rockhampton Hospital, 2013
  • RANZCOG Registrar level 2: Mater Mothers' Hospital, 2012
  • RANZCOG Registrar level 1: Logan Hospital, 2010
  • Principal House Officer (Obstetrics and gynaecology): Redland Hospital, mid 2008-2009
  • Senior House Officer: Redland Hospital, 2008
  • Junior House Officer: Redland Hospital, 2007
  • Intern: Princess Alexandra, Queen Elizabeth II and Redland Hospitals, 2006

Ongoing medical education

  • RCOG World Congress, London (2019)
  • Importance of Genetic Screening and 12-13 week Scan in Obstetric Care, Natera (2019)
  • Anatomy of Complications, Th University of Western Australia (2018)
  • RANZCOG Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide (2018)
  • Colposcopy Online Learning Program, C-QuIP (2018)
  • Improving outcomes: Queensland mothers and babies, PSANZ (2018)
  • RCOG World Congress, Singapore (2018)
  • First Trimester Symposium, Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (2017)
  • QCGC 4th Queensland Gynaecological Oncology Symposium (2017)
  • Domestic and Family Violence Training (2017)
  • How to be a better teacher (2016)
  • Fetal Surveillance Education Program (2016)
  • RANZCOG QLD Membership pre-exam course (2015)
  • RCOG / RANZCOG World Congress (2015)
  • NeoResus Advanced Resuscitation Program (2013)
  • RANZCOG QLD/NSW Annual Scientific Meeting (2013)
  • Aldo Vacca vacuum-assisted delivery workshop (2012)

Research activities

Completed projects:

  • Wilson E, Janssens S, Ng D, Jolly B, Hewett D, Beckmann M. Trainee performance in Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) after simulation training. J Low Genit Tract Dis 2019; 23(1):28-32.
  • Ng D, Beckmann M, McIntyre HD, Wilkinson S. Changing the protocol for GDM screening. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2015; 55(5):427-33.
  • Whelan S, Ng D. Cost-analysis of induction of labour using induction agents Cervidil versus Prostin gel. (Poster presentation, RANZCOG ASM, 29th October – 1st November, 2017)

Current projects:

  • Noble C, Lunter C, Ng D, Ryder S. Supporting medical student engagement in feedback.

Audits:

  • Decreased fetal movements (2017)
  • Blood transfusion in obstetrics (2016)
  • Gestational diabetes screening (2015)
  • Induction of labour (2010)

In determining my fee structure, my aim has been to make access to quality private obstetric and gynaecology care affordable.

Obstetric Services

For privately insured patients, the following fee structure applies:

Initial Obstetric Appointment (MBS Item 16401): $180.00 ($75 Medicare rebate)

Routine Antenatal Appointments (MBS Item 16500): $62.50 ($41.35 Medicare rebate)

Ultrasound Examinations: Any in-room ultrasounds performed as part of an antenatal consultation will incur no out-of-pocket charge.

Pathology Testing: Where possible, all pathology tests will be bulk-billed.

Pregnancy Management Fee (MBS Item 16590): $1500.

Private obstetricians charge a Pregnancy Management Fee (PMF) in order to cover the costs of being on call (or arranging suitable obstetric cover) for the duration of the pregnancy. This fee is invoiced at 28 weeks of pregnancy and payable by 32 weeks.

For uninsured patients or patients covered by overseas health funds, out of pocket expenses will depend on individual circumstances and will be discussed in detail as part of the consultation process.

 

Gynaecology Services

Initial Consultation (MBS Item 104): $245.00 ($76.15 Medicare rebate)

Subsequent Consultation (MBS Item 105): $120.00 ($38.25 Medicare rebate)

Gynaecological Procedures in rooms: Fees will apply depending on the procedure (rebate applies).

 

For privately insured patients, the following fee structure applies for in hospital surgical procedures:

I have elected to adopt a "Known Gap" arrangement for surgery meaning there will be fixed out of pocket expenses for any surgical procedure performed in hospital as either a day case or overnight admission. The actual out of pocket will vary depending on the procedure and the Private Health Fund.

PLEASE NOTE: For gynaecological surgery, there will also be out-of-pocket expenses related to health fund excesses for hospital admission, anaesthetic expenses and (for some health funds) pathology.

For uninsured patients or patients covered by overseas health funds, out-of-pocket expenses will depend on individual circumstances and will be discussed in detail as part of the consultation process.

Detailed Fee Schedule and Billing Policies for Dr Ng are available by contacting GOG Reception on 07 3188 5000 or by emailing info@gsog.com.au.

The above information is current as of 26/02/2021.

To speak directly with a team member please call 07 3188 5000