Professor Dr. Ngeow Wei Cheong
BDS (Malaya), FFDRCSIreland, FDRCS (Eng), MDSc (Malaya), PhD (Sheffield), FAMM, FICOI
Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry
University of Malaya
Professor Dr. David Ngeow is currently a lecturer at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Malaya. He was a visiting professor at the University of California, San Francisco in 2015/2016. He graduated from the University of Malaya in 1992 and was a private practitioner for 9 months before he was offered the post of tutorship at his alma matter. Three years later, he became a Senior House Officer at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, England, where he obtained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He subsequently returned to Malaysia and was a pioneer lecturer at the then newly established Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He later became a lecturer at the University of Malaya in 2000. He has published 170 papers in local and international journals, and was the Editor of the Malaysian Dental Journal from 2005-2007 and the Editor of the MDA Newsletter for 2015. He is currently a council member of the Malaysian Dental Association. His research interests are craniofacial anthropometry, variations of the mandibular nerve, and recovery of peripheral nerves after microsurgical repair.