About Dr Shu
Dr Shu Ng (affectionately known as Dr Shu) graduated from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in 2010 and has 10 years of postgraduate medical experience in various 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. After her return to Melbourne, she spent 3 years in Radiation Oncology specialty training at Alfred Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Dr Shu approaches her patients with kindness, compassion and holistic care. She has broad interests within medicinal cannabis including managing chronic pain, mental health, women's health, neurodegenerative and seizure disorders and autism spectrum disorders. She is very passionate about helping patients undergoing cancer treatment or experiencing cancer-related symptoms, as well as managing symptoms in palliative care.
To date, Dr Shu has managed over 500 patients and their journey with medicinal cannabis. She is an Authorised Prescriber and has also made over 600 TGA Special Access Scheme (SAS) applications to access medications. Dr Shu is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SSC) and Society of Cannabis Clinicians Australian Chapter (SSCAC). She is also completing her multidisciplinary Fellowship with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM).
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.