Professional background

Su Cheen graduated from the National University of Ireland Galway,Ireland in 2002. She completed her anaesthesia and intensive care training in the Republic of Ireland and was appointed consultant in anaesthesia at University College Hospital in 2016.

Her key interests are in regional anaesthesia and perioperative medicine. Su Cheen is currently lead in the regional anaesthesia block room at UCLH.

Research interests

Regional anaesthesia


Maria Paz Sebastian, Su Cheen Ng, Maria Chazapis, Damon Kamming. Decision-Making in Orthopaedic and Regional Anesthesiology: A Case-Based Approach. Chapter 13: Obesity.Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107093546

MK Stasiowska, SC Ng, A N Gubbay, R Cregg. Postoperative pain management. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2015; 76(10): 570–575

AA Nizam, SC Ng, M Kelleher, N Hayes, E Carton. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Managing tracheostomy Emergencies: A survey of Critical Care Medicine Trainees. Irish Medical Journal October Volume 109 No 9

Long N, Ng S, Donnelly G,Owens M, McNicholas M, McCarthy K, McCaul C. Anatomical characterization of the cricothyroid membrane in females of childbearing age using computed tomography. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. 2014; 23(1): 29-34

Aslani A, Ng SC, Hurley M, McCarthy KF, McNicholas M, McCaul CL. Accuracy of identification of the cricothyroid membrane in female subjects using palpation: an observational study. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2012; 114(5): 987-92

Roger C McMorrow, Roisin J Ni Mhuircheartaigh, Khalid A Ahmed, Natasha Aslani, Su-Cheen Ng; Ian Conrick-Martin, Jeremiah J Dowling, Alan Gaffney, John P Loughrey; Conan L McCaul Comparison of transversus abdominis plane block vs spinal morphine for pain relief after Caesarean section. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2011;106(5): 706–12.