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Professor NG Siu Man, Simon

Professor NG Siu Man, Simon

Associate Dean (Student Affairs)

Professor, Department of Surgery

CUHK Employment
  • Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
  • Director, Global Physician-Leadership Stream (GPS), MBChB Programme
  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Professor (by courtesy), School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Assembly of Fellows, S.H. Ho College
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Endoscopy


Education & Qualifications

MBChB(Hons)(CUHK), MD(CUHK), FRCS(Edin), FCSHK, FRCSEd(Gen), FHKAM(Surgery)

Research Interests
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery for colorectal diseases
  • Advanced endoscopic therapy for colorectal diseases
  • Multimodality treatment for colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Molecular biomarkers for colorectal cancer
  • Integrative medicine


Additional information


Award & Honour

  • Outstanding Fellowship, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, 2019

  • Positive Workplace Service Award, CUHK, 2018-2019

  • Teacher of the Year Awards, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • State Natural Science Award – Second-class Award, 2016

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh China Medal, 2014 & 2016

  • British Journal of Surgery Prize, The European Society of Coloproctology, 2011 & 2014

  • Ministry of Education Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award – First-class Award in Natural Sciences, 2014

  • Certificate of Merit for Doctor of Medicine Thesis, CUHK, 2013

  • Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons, FACS, 2011

  • GB Ong Travelling Fellowship, 2011

  • International Guest Scholar, The American College of Surgeons, 2010

  • Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong, 2010

  • Master Teacher Award, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, 2010

  • Northern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2008

  • Li-Shields’ Medal, 2002

  • City Lions Club Gold Medal, 1995

  • Dr. R. C. Lee Memorial Gold Medal in Surgery, 1995


Professional Service

  • President, Hong Kong Society for Coloproctology
  • Chairman, CME & CPD Committee, College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
  • Member, Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Programme Task Force, Department of Health
  • Member, Grant Review Board, Food and Health Bureau
  • Member, New Territories Regional Advisory Committee, Hospital Authority
Selected Publications


  1. Ng SS, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Li JC, Hon SS, Mak TW, Leung WW, Leung KL. Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes of Laparoscopic Versus Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of 3 Randomized Controlled Trials. Ann Surg 2014; 259: 139-147.
  2. Ng SS, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Li JC, Hon SS, Mak TW, Ngo DK, Leung WW, Leung KL. Laparoscopic-assisted versus open total mesorectal excision with anal sphincter preservation for mid and low rectal cancer: a prospective randomized trial. Surg Endosc 2014; 28: 297-306.
  3. Ng SS, Leung WW, Mak TW, Hon SS, Li JC, Wong CY, Tsoi KK, Lee JF. Electroacupuncture Reduces Duration of Postoperative Ileus After Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 2013; 144: 307-313.
  4. Wu CW, Ng SS, Dong Y, Ng SC, Leung WW, Lee CW, Wong YN, Chan FK, Yu J, Sung JJ. Detection of miR-92a and miR-21 in stool samples as potential screening biomarkers for colorectal cancer and polyps. Gut 2012; 61: 739-745.
  5. Ng EK, Chong WW, Jin H, Lam EK, Shin VY, Yu J, Poon TC, Ng SS, Sung JJ. Differential expression of microRNAs in plasma of colorectal cancer patients: A potential marker for colorectal cancer screening. Gut 2009; 58: 1375-1381.
  6. Ng SS, Leung KL, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Li JC, Hon SS. Long-term morbidity and oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic-assisted anterior resection for upper rectal cancer: ten-year results of a prospective, randomized trial. Dis Colon Rectum 2009; 52: 558-566.
  7. Ng SS, Leung KL, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Li JC, Teoh AY, Leung WW. Laparoscopic-assisted versus open abdominoperineal resection for low rectal cancer: a prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg Oncol 2008; 15: 2418-2425.
  8. Ng SS, Li JC, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Leung KL. Laparoscopic total colectomy for colorectal cancers: a comparative study. Surg Endosc 2006; 20: 1193-1196.
  9. Ng SS, Leung KL, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Li JC. MRC CLASICC trial. Lancet 2005; 366: 713.
  10. Leung KL, Kwok SP, Lam SC, Lee JF, Yiu RY, Ng SS, Lai PB, Lau WY. Laparoscopic resection of rectosigmoid carcinoma: prospective randomised trial. Lancet 2004; 363: 1187-1192.