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Dr Shu Ng

Medical Practitioner

MBBS, MPH, FASLM candidate

Authorised Prescriber of Medicinal Cannabis
Authorised Prescriber of Nicotine

Telephone and Video consultations available Australia-wide

About Dr Shu Ng

Dr Shu Ng (affectionately known as Dr Shu) graduated from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and has 13 years of postgraduate medical experience in medical and surgical specialties. She undertook an 18-month Radiation Oncology research fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA, whilst completing her Master of Public Health (MPH) with University of Sydney. The research fellowship culminated in four first author peer-reviewed publications, five co-author peer-reviewed publications and two international conference presentations. After her return to Melbourne, she spent three years in Radiation Oncology specialist training at Alfred Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, before embarking on cannabinoid medicine.


Dr Shu approaches her patients with kindness, compassion and holistic care. She is very passionate about helping patients undergoing cancer treatment or experiencing cancer-related symptoms, as well as managing symptoms in palliative care. She also has broad interests within medicinal cannabis including managing chronic pain, women's health, and neurodegenerative and seizure disorders.


As one of the early adopters, Dr Shu is an Authorised Prescriber and has practised cannabinoid medicine for over three years, personally managing over 2500 patients and their journey with medicinal cannabis. Dr Shu is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SSC), and Australian Chapter (SSCAC), and Australian & New Zealand College of Cannabinoid Practitioners (ANZCCP). Dr Shu is the Chief Medical Officer and Managing Director of Astrid Clinic.


Dr Shu is completing her multidisciplinary Fellowship with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM). She has been a keynote speaker at various events and podcasts. In November 2021, Dr Shu gave a webinar presentation for Counterpart, an organisation supporting patients with breast and gynae cancers. You are welcome to watch the webinar here: Watch Video Webinar

In addition to medicinal cannabis, Dr Shu is also passionate about smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction, and is an Authorised Prescriber of nicotine vaping products. She was also selected to participate in the Australian Clinical Entrepreneurship Program 2023 cohort.

Outside of medicine, Dr Shu adopts a healthy and holistic lifestyle, and enjoys spending time with her partner Paul and two Italian Greyhounds Vino and Ava. 

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Pioneering in Cannabinoid Medicine

Please note as of 26 July 2023, Dr Shu Ng consults at Astrid Clinic.

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Existing patients may click the link below to book a follow up appointment

New patients need to complete a Screening Consultation at Astrid Clinic

  • Please note Dr Shu Ng is not currently accepting new patients unless

    • Referred by your General Practitioner, Specialist or Allied Health Provider, Or

    • You have cancer or cancer treatment symptoms​ (referral preferred, but not essential)

Phone: (03) 9077 2446


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