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Ong Chiou Li

Adj Assoc Prof Ong Chiou Li

FRCR, MBBS (S'pore)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology

Sub-specialties: Diagnostic Radiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Imaging, Breast Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Clinical Appointments

  • Head of Adult Women's Ultrasound Service & Senior Consultant; Chairman, Div of Clinical Support Services Department of Diagnostic Imaging KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Academic Deputy Chair SingHealth Duke-NUS Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Ong Chiou Li is a diagnostic radiologist by training. She served as Head of Radiology from 1990-2003 and a second term from 2010-2013. She is currently the Chairperson of Clinical Support Services. She has an interest in women’s imaging with extensive experience in obstetric and gynaecologic ultrasound. She is also experienced in screening mammography having taken part in the Breast Screen Singapore program from 2002-2011.

She is actively involved in teaching medical students and radiology residents.


  • FRCR 1987
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 1981

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Division Chairman, Clinical Support Services 2012 - Present
  • Deputy Academic Chairman, Radiological Sciences ACP 2014 - Present
  • Member, Residency Advisory Committee (Diagnostic Radiology) 2010 – Present
  • Adjunct Assoc Prof, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School 2008 – Present
  • Senior Consultant 1997 - Present


  • Outstanding clinical teacher 2005 & 2006
  • Outstanding clinician (Singhealth Excellence Award) 2014
  • Outstanding faculty (Residency in Singhealth Excels) 2015
  • EXSA Silver 2008

Publications and Research Trials

  • Age-related normograms for antral follicle count and anti-Mullerian hormone for subfertile Chinese women in Singapore
    SL Loy, YB Cheung, MV Fortier, CL Ong, HH Tan, S Nadarajah, KY Chan, V Viardot- Foucault.
    PLoS ONE 2017, 12(12): e0189830.
  • Transvaginal drainage of pelvic collections: a 5-year retrospective review in a tertiary gynaecological center.
    Chong LY, Toh HW, Ong CL. Ann Acad 2016 Jan 45 (1): 31-4
  • The current status of three-dimensional ultrasonography in gynaecology
    Ong CL. Ultrasonography 2015, Sep 25 (Epub ahead of print)
  • Isolated fallopian tube torsion in prepubertal females.
    Gupta A, Thida W, Nazir B, Yeo CS, Low Y, Ong CL
    Med J Malaysia 2015 Aug 70 (4): 259-262
  • Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) of uterine fibroids in Singapore.
    Han NLR, Ong CL. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2014 Nov 43(11): 550-8

Research Trials