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Assoc Prof Sharon Ong

Dr Sharon Ong from SGH

Assoc Prof Sharon Ong

​MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FAMS, EDIC, Diploma of Acupuncture

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Intensive Care

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Surgical Intensive Care Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant Department of Anaesthesiology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


A/Prof Ong is an Anaesthesiologist. Her sub-specialty is in Intensive Care Medicine. She was awarded her Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine and did her training in the United Kingdom. She obtained her Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine and is now a consultant to the Surgical, Neurosurgical and Burns Intensive Care Unit at the SingaporeGeneralHospital. She also has an interest in the complementary role of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Western Medicine. She has obtained a Diploma in Acupuncture and is a licensed acupuncturist with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner’s Board.


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists 
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 
  • Appointed Intensive Care Medicine Trainer 
  • Clinical tutor appointed by National University of Singapore 
  • Instructor for Advanced Cardiac Life Support 


  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Scholarship in Intensive Care Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom 
  • Excellent Service Award EXSA (Gold) 2007 awarded by Spring Singapore 

Research Interests

  • Medical Education
  • Resuscitation and Critical Care
  • Anaesthesiology


  • A prospective survey of end-of-life practice in the surgical intensive care unit of a Singapore hospital. Ong GKS, Lim CL, Ip-Yam C. Critical Care and Shock 2002; 5(1):15-20 
  • Differential presentation of post tracheostomy bleeding: a case series. Ong GKS, Cheng CJC,  Ang STC, Ng HN, Chee HL. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2003; 47(8): 1034 
  • The diagnosis and management of a persistent pneumothorax. Ku CM, Ong GKS, Poopalalingam R. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Jun;23(3):369-72 

Research Trials