Academic Involvement

Dr Ngo has been a reviewer for numerous scientific journals and research foundations both in Australia and overseas, including:


Professional Memberships

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Dr Ngo conducts his work to the highest of professional standards and is a current member of:


Scientific Research Publications

Dr Ngo has been involved in research and innovations, and has authored scientific papers in several of his areas of interest. His publications in peer reviewed journals include:

  1. Boyages J, Koelmeyer L, Suami H, Lam T, Ngo Q, Heydon-White A, Czerniec S, Munot S, Ho-Shon K, Mackie H. The ALERT model of care for the assessment and personalized management of patients with lymphedema. BJS, 107 (3): 238-247, Feb 2020.

  2. Prasida I, Singla A, Rawther T, Ngo Q. The Temporalis Muscle and Its Relationship to the Accessory Attachments and the Main Pedicle- A Cadaveric Study. JPRAS. In press (avail. Online 22 Jan 2020).

  3. Ngo Q, Munot S, Mackie H, Czerniec S, Koelmeyer L, Lam T, Heydorn-White A, Suami H, Boyages J. Vascularised lymph node transfer for patients with breast cancer-related lymphoedema can potentially reduce the burden of ongoing conservative management. (Lymphatic Research & Biology. 2020)

  4. Ashish Sood, James Wykes, David Roshan, Laura Y. Wang, John McGuinness, Dion Forstner, Allan Fowler, Mark Lee, Michael Kernohan, Quan Ngo, Vanessa Estall, Ardalan Ebrahimi.  Number of nodal metastases and prognosis in metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 89 (7): 863-876. 2019.

  5. Craig P. Mooney, Richard C.W. Martin, Richard Dirven, Bruce G. Ashford, Kerwin Shannon, Carsten E. Palme, Quan Ngo, James Wykes, Sarah Davies, Kan Gao, Sydney Ch’ng, Tsu Hui Low, Ruta Gupta, Jonathan R. Clark. Sentinel Node Biopsy in 105 High-Risk Cutaneous SCCs of the Head and Neck: Results of a Multicentre Prospective Study. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 26 (13): 4481-4488. 

  6. Ngo Q, Suami H, Koelmeyer H, Mackey S, Munot A, Heydon-White A, Boyages J. Is Lymphatic Reconstitution Possible after Meshed Skin Grafting? Lymphology. 51, 132-5, Sep 2018.

  7. Chopra S, Van de Rijt R, Ngo Q, Clarke F, Southwell Keely J, Moisidis E. A Comparison of maxillofacial trauma before and after implementation of lockout laws in Sydney. Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2018

  8. Trautman J, Gore S, Potter M, Clark J, Hyam D, Tan NC, Ngo Q, Ashford B. Supraclavicular flap repair in the free flap era. ANZ Journal of Surgery.88 (6) 540-46, June 2018.

  9. Varidel A, Mahadik P, Ngo Q. Double rib serrates anterior osteomyocutaneous free flap in mandibular reconstruction- a novel approach. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 46: 193-4. 2017 Mar.

  10. Lai, K, Killingsworth M, Yong J, Matthews S, Ebrahimi A, McGuiness J, Ngo Q, Caixeiro N, Hong A, Lee CS. Specific Localization of LC3B in Autophagosome: a Correlative Labelling Study with Nanoparticle in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 102 (3) 422-27, June 2017.

  11. Gore SM, Shaw D, Martin RC, Kelder W, Roth K,  Uren R, Gao K, Davies S, Ashford BG, Ngo Q, Shannon K, Clark JR. Prospective Study of Sentinel Node Biopsy for High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Head & Neck. 38 Suppl 1:E884-9, Apr 2016.

  12. Boyages J, Lam TC, Ngo Q, Koelmeyer L, Mackie H, Suami H. Surgical approaches for the management of lymphedema. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 12: 90. Nov 2016.

  13. Boyages J, Kastanias K, Koelmeyer LA, Winch CJ, Lam TC, Sherman KA, Munnoch DA, Brorson H, Ngo QD, Heydon-White A; Magnussen JS; Mackie H. Liposuction for Advanced Lymphoedema: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Complete Reduction of Arm and Leg Swelling. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 22 Suppl 3:S1263-70, 2015 Dec.

  14. Koelmeyer L, Kastanias K , Sedger L.M., Lam T, Ngo Q.D., Heydon-White A, Sherman K, Winch C, Magnussen J, Munnoch A, Mackie H & Boyages J. (2015). Liposuction for advanced lymphoedema – Impact of liposuction on limb volumes. Surgical treatment results from Australia. The Breast. 24. 302. 10.1016.

  15. Boyages J, Kastanias K, Koelmeyer LA, Winch CJ, Lam T, Sherman K, Munoch DA, Brorson H, Ngo Q, Heydon-White A, Magnussen JS, Mackie H. Liposuction for Advanced Lymphedema:A Multidisciplinary Approach for Complete Reduction of Arm and Leg Swelling. Annals of Surgical Oncology. June 2015. 

  16. Valente PM, Deva AK, Ngo Q, Vickery K. The Increased Killing of Biofilms In Vitro by Combining Topical Silver Dressings with Topical Negative Pressure (TNP) in Chronic Wounds. International Wound Journal. April 1, 2014.

  17. Dusseldorp J,  Pham QJ, Ngo Q, Gianoutsos M, Moradi P. Vascular Anatomy of the Medial Sural Artery Perforator Flap: A New Classification System of Intra-muscular Branching Patterns. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 67(9): 1267-75, 2014.

  18. Perrone F, Gharb BB, Rampazzo A, Ngo QD, Chen SH, Chen HC. Evaluation and management of complications or functional problems at the recipient site after esophageal and voice reconstruction with free ileocolon flap. Surgery. 153 (3): 373-382.e2, 2013 Mar.

  19. Perrone F, Ngo QD, Chen HC. The use of a chimeric sero-muscular flap to prevent anastomotic leakage in head and neck reconstruction with free ileo-colon flap. JPRAS. 65(6): 752-6, 2012.

  20. Ngo QD, Vickery K, Deva AK. The Effect of Topical Negative Pressure on Wound Biofilms Using an in vitro Wound Model. Wound Repair Regen. 20(1):83-90, 2012 Jan-Feb.

  21. Imaizumi, A., Liem, A., Ngo, Q., Chen, H.C. Free Jejunal Diversionary Conduit Flaps Following Radiation Damage To The Pharynx: A Technique For Regaining Oral Feeding While Preserving Vocal Function. JPRAS. 65(5):620-8, 2012 May.

  22. Ngo, Q. and Haertsch, P. (2011), Vulvar leiomyoma in association with gastrointestinal leiomyoma. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 51(5):468-9, 2011 Oct.

  23. Ngo Q., Deva A.K. Point-Counterpoint : Is High Pressure better than Low Pressure for NPWT? Podiatry Today.          23: 50-5, 2010 Aug 08.

  24. Mittal R, Vicker K, Ngo Q, Deva K. To assess the effectiveness of topical negative pressure (TNP) combined with local instillation of biocides against staphylococcus epidermidis and pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm in vitro. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79 :A64-65. 2009 April. 

  25. Vickery K., Ngo Q.D., Zou J., Cossart Y.E. The effect of multiple cycles of contamination, detergent washing, and disinfection on the development of biofilm in endoscope tubing. American Journal of Infection Control. 37(6):470-5. 2009 August.

  26. Deva A.K., Ngo Q., Vickery K., Effects of combined topical negative pressure (TNP) and antiseptic instillation on pseudomonas biofilm Wound repair & regeneration 15(6):A150 November/December 2007

  27. Deva A.K., Ngo Q., Vickery K., Role of bacterial biofilms in chronic wounds Wound repair & regeneration 15(6):A149 November/December 2007

  28. Ngo Q., Vickery K., Deva A.K., Effects of combined topical negative pressure (TNP) and antiseptic instillation on pseudomonas biofilm ANZJ surgery 77S 1:67: 2007

  29. Ngo Q., Vickery K., Deva A.K., Role of bacterial biofilms in chronic wounds ANZJ Surgery 77S1:67:2007

  30. Fu S., Korkmaz E., Braet F., Ngo Q., Ramzan I. Influence of kavain on hepatic ultrastructure. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 14(4):541-6, 2008 Jan 28.

  31. Ngo Q., Mekisic A. Unsuspected Double Gallbladder Found During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76(3):199-201, 2006 Mar.

  32. Ngo Q., Boseto F., Blomberg D. Atypical Endoscopic Finding in a case of Secondary Aorto-Colonic Fistula. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 74(1-2):82-3, 2004 Jan-Feb. 

  33. Ngo Q.D., Lam V.W., Deane S.A. Drowning in Drainage, The Liverpool Hospital survival guide to drains and tubes. Sydney, Southwood Press. 2004 (book).