Associate Professor Sydney Chng

Associate Professor Academic Surgery
Surgery, Central Clinical School

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Book Chapters

  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Laryngeal Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1426-1428). Berlin: Springer.
  • Ch'ng, S., Low, I., Clark, J. (2013). Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers of Head and Neck. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1856-1875). Berlin: Springer.
  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Oral Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1915-1918). Berlin: Springer.
  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 2432-2438). Berlin: Springer.

Journals

  • Smith, J., Virk, S., Palme, C., Low, T., Ch'ng, S., Gupta, R., Gao, K., Clark, J. (2018). Age is not a predictor of prognosis in metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(4), E273-E277. [More Information]
  • Moeckelmann, N., Ebrahimi, A., Dirven, R., Liu, J., Low, H., Gupta, R., Ashford, B., Chng, S., Palme, C., Clark, J. (2018). Analysis and Comparison of the 8th Edition American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Nodal Staging System in Cutaneous and Oral Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 25(6), 1730-1736. [More Information]
  • Zilberg, C., Lee, M., Yu, B., Ashford, B., Kraitsek, S., Ranson, M., Shannon, K., Cowley, M., Iyer, N., Palme, C., Chng, S., Low, H., O'Toole, S., Clark, J., Gupta, R. (2018). Analysis of clinically relevant somatic mutations in high-risk head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Modern Pathology, 31(2), 275-287. [More Information]
  • Chng, S. (2018). Commentary on: Supratrochlear Artery Based Periosteal Flaps: A New Alternative Technique for Nasal Lining Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(1), 101e-102e. [More Information]
  • Zhou, K., Luong, J., Clark, J., Chng, S. (2018). Coned Radial Forearm Free Flap for Improved Retention of Orbital Prosthesis Following Orbital Exenteration. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(5), 818e-819e. [More Information]
  • Vasan, K., Low, H., Gupta, R., Ashford, B., Asher, R., Gao, K., Chng, S., Palme, C., Clark, J. (2018). Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in metastatic cutaneous head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 40(5), 993-999. [More Information]
  • Chng, S. (2018). Reply: The Inside-Out Septal Mucoperichondrial Flap: Reconstruction of Nasal Lining Simplified. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(1), 101e-102e. [More Information]
  • Brunner, M., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Ashford, B., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2017). Bone resection for facial cutaneous malignancies. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 116(4), 545-549. [More Information]
  • Roper, E., Lum, T., Palme, C., Ashford, B., Chng, S., Ranson, M., Boyer, M., Clark, J., Gupta, R. (2017). PD-L1 expression predicts longer disease free survival in high risk head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Pathology, 49(5), 499-505. [More Information]
  • Karagiannis, P., Clark, J., Ch'ng, S. (2017). The Inside-Out Septal Mucoperichondrial Flap: Reconstruction of Nasal Lining Simplified. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 140(4), 644e-645e. [More Information]
  • Low, T., Gao, K., Gupta, R., Clifford, A., Elliott, M., Chng, S., Milross, C., Clark, J. (2016). Factors predicting poor outcomes in T1N0 oral squamous cell carcinoma: Indicators for treatment intensification. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(5), 366-371. [More Information]
  • Maher, N., Collgros, H., Uribe, P., Chng, S., Rajadhyaksha, M., Guitera, P. (2016). In vivo confocal microscopy for the oral cavity: Current state of the field and future potential. Oral Oncology, 54, 28-35. [More Information]
  • Heiduschka, G., Virk, S., Palme, C., Chng, S., Elliot, M., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2016). Margin to tumor thickness ratio - A predictor of local recurrence and survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncology, 55, 49-54. [More Information]
  • Chng, S., Skoracki, R., Selber, J., Yu, P., Martin, J., Hofstede, T., Chambers, M., Liu, J., Hanasono, M. (2016). Osseointegrated implant-based dental rehabilitation in head and neck reconstruction patients. Head and Neck, 38, E321-E327. [More Information]
  • Saw, R., Allan, C., Barbour, A., Chng, S., Coventry, B., Gyorki, D., Henderson, M., Howle, J., Hughes, T., Lee, K., Stretch, J., et al (2015). Sentinel node biopsy in patients with intermediate and thick melanomas - A balanced view. Australian Family Physician, 44(12), 876-876.
  • Chng, S., Skoracki, R., Selber, J., Yu, P., Martin, J., Hofstede, T., Chambers, M., Liu, J., Hanasono, M. (2014). Osseointegrated Implant Based Dental Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Reconstruction Patients. Head and Neck, 38(s1), E321-E327. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Oates, J., Gao, K., Foo, K., Davies, S., Brunner, M., Clark, J. (2014). Prospective quality of life assessment between treatment groups for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 36(6), 834-840. [More Information]
  • Chng, S., Wong, G., Clark, J. (2014). Reconstruction of the Trachea. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 30(3), 153-162. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Choi, V., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2014). Relationship between postoperative complications and survival after free flap reconstruction for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 36(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2014). Reply to margin assessment in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer, 120(3), 454-454. [More Information]
  • Chng, S., Ashford, B., Clark, J. (2013). Alignment of the double-barrel fibula free flap for better cosmesis and bone height for osseointegrated dental implants. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(4), 688e-689e. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Pinna, A., Ioannou, K., Juszczyk, K., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Uren, R., Clark, J. (2013). Assessment of second tier lymph nodes in melanoma and implications for extent of elective neck dissection in metastatic cutaneous malignancy of the parotid. Head and Neck, 35(2), 205-208. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Corbett-Burns, S., Stanton, N., Gao, K., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2013). Close margin alone does not warrant postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer, 119(13), 2427-2437. [More Information]
  • Brunner, M., Veness, M., Ch'ng, S., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2013). Distant metastases from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma - analysis of AJCC stage IV. Head and Neck, 35(1), 72-75. [More Information]
  • Chen, C., Chng, S., Huang, F., Chen, Y. (2013). Management of malocclusion and facial asymmetry secondary to fractures of the mandibular condyle process. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 71(Suppl 1), S8-S12. [More Information]
  • Hasan, Z., Gore, S., Ch'ng, S., Ashford, B., Clark, J. (2013). Options for configuring the scapular free flap in maxillary, mandibular, and calvarial reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(3), 645-655. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Clark, J., Brunner, M., Palme, C., Morgan, G., Veness, M. (2013). Relevance of the primary lesion in the prognosis of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 35(2), 190-194. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Palme, C., Wong, G., Brunner, M., Ashford, B., McGuiness, J., Clark, J. (2012). Reconstruction of the (Crico)trachea for malignancy in the virgin and irradiated neck. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery : JPRAS, 65(12), 1645-1653. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Clark, J. (2011). The scapular angle adds versatility to the latissimus dorsi free flap in complicated scalp reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery : JPRAS, 64(9), e248-e249. [More Information]

2018

  • Smith, J., Virk, S., Palme, C., Low, T., Ch'ng, S., Gupta, R., Gao, K., Clark, J. (2018). Age is not a predictor of prognosis in metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(4), E273-E277. [More Information]
  • Moeckelmann, N., Ebrahimi, A., Dirven, R., Liu, J., Low, H., Gupta, R., Ashford, B., Chng, S., Palme, C., Clark, J. (2018). Analysis and Comparison of the 8th Edition American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Nodal Staging System in Cutaneous and Oral Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 25(6), 1730-1736. [More Information]
  • Zilberg, C., Lee, M., Yu, B., Ashford, B., Kraitsek, S., Ranson, M., Shannon, K., Cowley, M., Iyer, N., Palme, C., Chng, S., Low, H., O'Toole, S., Clark, J., Gupta, R. (2018). Analysis of clinically relevant somatic mutations in high-risk head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Modern Pathology, 31(2), 275-287. [More Information]
  • Chng, S. (2018). Commentary on: Supratrochlear Artery Based Periosteal Flaps: A New Alternative Technique for Nasal Lining Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(1), 101e-102e. [More Information]
  • Zhou, K., Luong, J., Clark, J., Chng, S. (2018). Coned Radial Forearm Free Flap for Improved Retention of Orbital Prosthesis Following Orbital Exenteration. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(5), 818e-819e. [More Information]
  • Vasan, K., Low, H., Gupta, R., Ashford, B., Asher, R., Gao, K., Chng, S., Palme, C., Clark, J. (2018). Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in metastatic cutaneous head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 40(5), 993-999. [More Information]
  • Chng, S. (2018). Reply: The Inside-Out Septal Mucoperichondrial Flap: Reconstruction of Nasal Lining Simplified. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(1), 101e-102e. [More Information]

2017

  • Brunner, M., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Ashford, B., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2017). Bone resection for facial cutaneous malignancies. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 116(4), 545-549. [More Information]
  • Roper, E., Lum, T., Palme, C., Ashford, B., Chng, S., Ranson, M., Boyer, M., Clark, J., Gupta, R. (2017). PD-L1 expression predicts longer disease free survival in high risk head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Pathology, 49(5), 499-505. [More Information]
  • Karagiannis, P., Clark, J., Ch'ng, S. (2017). The Inside-Out Septal Mucoperichondrial Flap: Reconstruction of Nasal Lining Simplified. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 140(4), 644e-645e. [More Information]

2016

  • Low, T., Gao, K., Gupta, R., Clifford, A., Elliott, M., Chng, S., Milross, C., Clark, J. (2016). Factors predicting poor outcomes in T1N0 oral squamous cell carcinoma: Indicators for treatment intensification. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(5), 366-371. [More Information]
  • Maher, N., Collgros, H., Uribe, P., Chng, S., Rajadhyaksha, M., Guitera, P. (2016). In vivo confocal microscopy for the oral cavity: Current state of the field and future potential. Oral Oncology, 54, 28-35. [More Information]
  • Heiduschka, G., Virk, S., Palme, C., Chng, S., Elliot, M., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2016). Margin to tumor thickness ratio - A predictor of local recurrence and survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncology, 55, 49-54. [More Information]
  • Chng, S., Skoracki, R., Selber, J., Yu, P., Martin, J., Hofstede, T., Chambers, M., Liu, J., Hanasono, M. (2016). Osseointegrated implant-based dental rehabilitation in head and neck reconstruction patients. Head and Neck, 38, E321-E327. [More Information]

2015

  • Saw, R., Allan, C., Barbour, A., Chng, S., Coventry, B., Gyorki, D., Henderson, M., Howle, J., Hughes, T., Lee, K., Stretch, J., et al (2015). Sentinel node biopsy in patients with intermediate and thick melanomas - A balanced view. Australian Family Physician, 44(12), 876-876.

2014

  • Chng, S., Skoracki, R., Selber, J., Yu, P., Martin, J., Hofstede, T., Chambers, M., Liu, J., Hanasono, M. (2014). Osseointegrated Implant Based Dental Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Reconstruction Patients. Head and Neck, 38(s1), E321-E327. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Oates, J., Gao, K., Foo, K., Davies, S., Brunner, M., Clark, J. (2014). Prospective quality of life assessment between treatment groups for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 36(6), 834-840. [More Information]
  • Chng, S., Wong, G., Clark, J. (2014). Reconstruction of the Trachea. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 30(3), 153-162. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Choi, V., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2014). Relationship between postoperative complications and survival after free flap reconstruction for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 36(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2014). Reply to margin assessment in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer, 120(3), 454-454. [More Information]

2013

  • Chng, S., Ashford, B., Clark, J. (2013). Alignment of the double-barrel fibula free flap for better cosmesis and bone height for osseointegrated dental implants. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(4), 688e-689e. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Pinna, A., Ioannou, K., Juszczyk, K., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Uren, R., Clark, J. (2013). Assessment of second tier lymph nodes in melanoma and implications for extent of elective neck dissection in metastatic cutaneous malignancy of the parotid. Head and Neck, 35(2), 205-208. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Corbett-Burns, S., Stanton, N., Gao, K., Shannon, K., Clifford, A., Gupta, R., Clark, J. (2013). Close margin alone does not warrant postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer, 119(13), 2427-2437. [More Information]
  • Brunner, M., Veness, M., Ch'ng, S., Elliott, M., Clark, J. (2013). Distant metastases from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma - analysis of AJCC stage IV. Head and Neck, 35(1), 72-75. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Laryngeal Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1426-1428). Berlin: Springer.
  • Chen, C., Chng, S., Huang, F., Chen, Y. (2013). Management of malocclusion and facial asymmetry secondary to fractures of the mandibular condyle process. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 71(Suppl 1), S8-S12. [More Information]
  • Ch'ng, S., Low, I., Clark, J. (2013). Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers of Head and Neck. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1856-1875). Berlin: Springer.
  • Hasan, Z., Gore, S., Ch'ng, S., Ashford, B., Clark, J. (2013). Options for configuring the scapular free flap in maxillary, mandibular, and calvarial reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(3), 645-655. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Oral Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 1915-1918). Berlin: Springer.
  • Ch'ng, S., Clark, J., Brunner, M., Palme, C., Morgan, G., Veness, M. (2013). Relevance of the primary lesion in the prognosis of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Head and Neck, 35(2), 190-194. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Ch'ng, S., Shannon, K., Ashford, B. (2013). Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma. In Stilianos E. Kountakis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, (pp. 2432-2438). Berlin: Springer.

2012

  • Ch'ng, S., Palme, C., Wong, G., Brunner, M., Ashford, B., McGuiness, J., Clark, J. (2012). Reconstruction of the (Crico)trachea for malignancy in the virgin and irradiated neck. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery : JPRAS, 65(12), 1645-1653. [More Information]

2011

  • Ch'ng, S., Clark, J. (2011). The scapular angle adds versatility to the latissimus dorsi free flap in complicated scalp reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery : JPRAS, 64(9), e248-e249. [More Information]

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