Consultant ophthalmic surgeon
Mr Aaron Ng is currently the Lead Consultant Surgeon for Corneal and External Disease, Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
Mr Ng spent his formative years in medical and surgical training in London, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Boston, USA after graduating with his medical degree at King’s College London. He subsequently pursued his general ophthalmology training at the West Midlands School of Ophthalmology and obtained advanced subspecialty training in Cornea and External Eye Disease at Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, and the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre.
Mr Aaron Ng frequently treats patients with dry eye disorders, corneal dystrophies such as Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy, keratoconus, corneal infections and scarring, ocular surface inflammation and pterygium. He performs both penetrating (full-thickness) and lamellar (partial thickness) corneal transplantations - deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), DSAEK (Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty) and Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). He also performs amniotic membrane transplantations, collagen cross-linking and pterygium surgery.
Holding the Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery (Cert LRS) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Mr Aaron Ng is accredited to perform laser and lens refractive surgery. Mr Ng performs both standard and complex cataract and refractive surgery; treating patients with astigmatism, previous corneal transplants, and laser and lens refractive surgery. Besides offering both standard and premium intraocular lenses in cataract surgery, Mr Ng also performs surgery to correct astigmatism.
Dedicated to improving outcomes in cataract surgery, Mr Ng regularly audits his surgical outcomes. For his work on quality improvement in cataract surgery and surgical pathways, Mr Ng has won the prestigious Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Congress Audit Prize in 2016 and the AMO Prize for Best Paper at the British Society for Refractive Surgery in 2017. He had also won the South Thames Foundation School Audit, Teaching and Portfolio Prizes in 2010 and 2011.
Mr Ng regularly teaches medical students, nurse practitioners, optometrists and fellow doctors including visiting doctors from abroad. Mr Ng has presented at regional, national and international meetings and published in national and international journals.
Serving the best interests of his patients, Mr Aaron Ng aims to provide a high-quality and personalised care.