Dr Ong is a West Australian trained specialist surgeon. He was raised in the humble northern suburbs of Perth, and studied Medicine at the University of Western Australia. Upon graduation from Medical School in 1999, Dr Ong underwent 10 years of focused Surgical hospital training in Perth (Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital & Fremantle Hospital). He completed his Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Dr Ong has undergone extensive specialised training in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive breast surgery in Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom. He worked at the Royal Free Hospital and Harley Street Clinic in London, and completed his fellowship in London in 2012.
Dr Ong returned to Australia with his young family in 2012 and joined the Surgical Department in Bunbury, Western Australia. He has contributed to establishing and running the Southwest Breast Cancer Service, which provides Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy services for patients. He operates on public and private patients in Bunbury Hospital, Busselton Hospital and St John of God private Hospital Bunbury, as well as the Montserrat Bunbury Day Hospital private facility.
Dr Ong is a Consultant surgeon at BreastScreen Western Australia at the Bunbury branch.