Dr Kristine (Pek Ling) Ng
MB BS 1994 New South Wales; FRACP 2005
Dr. Kristine Ng graduated from the University of New South Wales medical school, Sydney, Australia in 1994 with honours. Her residency years were spent in Australia and New Zealand.
She undertook dual specialist training in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine in Auckland and United Kingdom (UK).
Dr. Ng was awarded the Rose Hellaby Medical Scholarship in 2005-2006, enabling her to undertake postgraduate research at University College London (UCL), UK. The Centre for Rheumatology at UCL is one of the largest rheumatology units in the UK, specialising in autoimmune diseases (especially Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus and Inflammatory Myopathies). The UCL academic rheumatology centre pioneered B cell depletion therapy. Her research in UK centred on novel and targeted therapies for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory myopathies.
Whilst she sees all Rheumatology conditions, her sub-specialty interests include Lupus, Inflammatory Myositis, Sjogren's syndrome and Scleroderma. She is experienced in biologic therapies for autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
Dr Ng has published in major peer reviewed journals and contributed to text book chapters. She has ongoing research interests with active involvement in international collaborative studies. She leads the Rheumatology Clinical Research Group at Waitemata DHB.
She serves as a medical advisor for the Scleroderma NZ Association.
Lupus, Inflammatory Myositis, Sjogren's syndrome, Scleroderma
Title or Designation
Rheumatologist, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer - University of Auckland
University College London, London, UK
Full NZ Registration Date
16 July 1997
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