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Mr Choo Yen NgMr Choo Yen Ng

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315

Lesley Evich
Tel 01480 364846

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialist Clinical Interests
Cardiac surgery in the high risk elderly population
Pulmonary endarterectomy
Aortic surgery

Research Interests
Outcomes in cardiac surgery in the elderly
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary endarterectomy surgery
Transplantation tolerance

Professional Profile
Mr Ng graduated in 1993 from Trinity College, Dublin. He completed his basic surgical training in East Yorkshire. His cardiothoracic surgery training began in 2000 and was based entirely at Papworth Hospital with short stints in Norwich and Oxford. He undertook a two-year period of research in transplantation tolerance at the Transplantation Biology Research Centre of Harvard University from 2005 to 2007.

He was appointed as a locum consultant surgeon at Papworth in 2009 before becoming a substantive appointment in Feb 2011. He has experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. Specialist interest includes high-risk surgery in the sick elderly population, aortic surgery specifically acute aortic dissection emergencies and pulmonary endarterectomy surgery. He is one of four surgeons in the national pulmonary endarterectomy programme at Papworth.

Clinical Outcomes
To view Mr Ng's clinical outcomes, please click on this link. This will take you to the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery website which is not part of the Papworth Hospital website.

Education and Training
MB BCh BAO (Hon) Trinity College, University of Dublin - June 1993
Basic surgical training in East Yorkshire – 1995 to 1998
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Aug 1998
Specialist surgical training in cardiothoracic surgery, Papworth Hospital – 2000 to 2008
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Cardiothoracic surgery) - May 2005
Research fellow at Transplantation Biology Research Center, Harvard University – 2005 to 2007

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
General Medical Council – Full registration with license to practice (Registration no. 4656364)
Specialist Register of General Medical Council - Oct 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Consultant Member of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
Member of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Recent and Important Publications
Ng, C
and Jenkins, D. Surgical Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2013; 74(1): 31-35

Sahara H, Ng CY, Weiss MJ, Muniappan A, Sachs DH, Madsen JC and Allan JS. The role of indirect recognition of MHC class 1 and 2 allopeptides in a fully mismatched miniature swine model of lung transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 2006; 38(10): 3256-8.

Sahara H, Ng CY, Weiss MJ, Sachs DH, Madsen JC and Allan JS. Thymectomy does not abrogate long-term acceptance of MHC class 1 disparate lung allografts in miniature swine. Transplantation Proceedings 2006; 38(10): 3253-5

Weiss MJ, Gunther DA, Mezrich JD, Sahara H, Ng CY, Sachs DH, Rosengard BR, Allan JS and Madsen JC. The Indirect Alloresponse Impairs the Induction but not Maintenance of Tolerance to MHC Class I-Disparate Allografts. American Journal of Transplantation. 2009 Jan; 9(1): 105-13.

Meltzer A, Weiss MJ, Veillette G, Sahara H, Ng CY, Sachs DH, Rosengard BR, Madsen JC, Wain J and Allan JS. Repetitive gastric aspiration leads to augmented indirect allorecognition after lung transplantation in miniature swine. Transplantation. 2008 Dec 27; 86(12): 1824-9.

Aoyama A, Ng CY, Millington TM, Madsen JC, Kawai T, Allan JS. Comparison of lung and kidney allografts in induction of tolerance by a mixed-chimerism approach in cynomolgus monkeys. Transplantation Proceedings 2009 Jan-Feb; 41(1): 429-30.

Book Chapters
Kendall SWH and Ng CY.  Lung Cancer: Staging, Radiology and Surgery.  Surgery 2000; 18(10): 233-238.

Weiss MJ, Ng CY, and Madsen JC. Tolerance, Xenotransplantation – Future Therapies. In Organ Transplantation Issues for the General Surgeon, Surgical Clinics of North America, Morrissey P, editor. Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, 2006:86:1277-1296.

Ng CY, Madsen JC, Rosengard BR and Allan JS. Immunosuppression for Lung Transplantation. Frontiers in Bioscience – Transplantation: Current Development and Future Directions. 2009 Jan 1;14: 1627-41.


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