MBBS (S’pore), M Med Surg (S’pore), MRCS (Edin),
Specialty: General Surgery
Sub-specialties: Upper Gastrointestinal ＆ Bariatric Surgery
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Achalasia, Constipation, Gallstones, Gallstones & Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Gastric/Duodenal/Peptic Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), General Surgery, Hernia, Obesity, Trauma.
Dr Lester Ong is a consultant in the Department of Surgery in Sengkang General Hospital. He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore in 2008 and completed his general surgical specialist training in 2018. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
He is also part of the trauma committee, as well as the Total Perenteral Nutrition (TPN) team within Sengkang General Hospital.
Dr Lester Ong holds concurrent academic appointments as clinical lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (National University of Singapore), adjunct instructor in the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, and clinical teacher in the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (National Technological University).
Unusual location for an ingested foreign body. Ong LWL, Kabir T, Kam JH. ANZ J Surg. 2020. doi: 10.1111/ans.16317.
An unusual cause of ischemic colitis. LWL Ong, S Angkodjojo, J Huang, MH Chew. J Case Rep Images Pathol. 2020;6:100044Z11LO2020.
Para-oesophageal and parahiatal hernias in an Asian acute care tertiary hospital: and underappreciated surgical condition. Koh YX, Ong LW, Lee J, Wong AS. Singapore Med J. 2016;57:669-675.
Can venous base excess replace arterial base excess as a marker of early shock and a predictor of survival in trauma? Wijaya R, Ng JH, Ong L, Wong AS. Singapore Med J. 2016;57:73-76.
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