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Dr Ong Kian Chung

Dr Ong Kian Chung
Dr Ong Kian Chung
  • KC Ong Chest & Medical Clinic


    3 Mount Elizabeth #12-03
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    6235 1184
  • Specialty

    • Respiratory Medicine
  • Sub-specialty

    • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
    • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Languages Spoken

    • English


  • Dr Ong Kian Chung is a respiratory medicine specialist practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. Dr Ong specialises in treating conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep apnoea, bronchitis, wheezing, asthma, shortness of breath and lung cancer.
  • Dr Ong was a fellow in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, USA and was a visiting clinical and research fellow in the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Center, USA . He is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).
  • Prior to entering private practice, Dr Ong was a senior respiratory consultant in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was a clinical lecturer of the National University of Singapore, and a visiting consultant to the Singapore General Hospital, National Heart Centre and St Luke's Hospital.
  • Among Dr Ong's clinical achievements are the establishment of novel treatment methods such as pulmonary rehabilitation, non-invasive ventilation and hospital-at-home programmes for patients with chronic respiratory disorders in Singapore. His research interests include sleep-related breathing disorders, pulmonary function and exercise testing, and disease management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Dr Ong has published over 70 scientific papers and abstracts in peer-reviewed professional journals such as CHEST, European Respiratory Journal and American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, and regularly presents his research findings at major scientific congresses.
  • Dr Ong is a reviewer for the journals CHEST, Respirology and the Singapore Medical Journal, and was the past editor of the Medical Digest. Presently, he is the co-editor-in-chief (Asia Section) of the journal, Update in Respiratory Technology and Applied Technology. He is also a member of the editorial board of the journal, Clinical Medicine: Case Reports.
  • Dr Ong is the President of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association (Singapore) and is recognised by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) as its national leader in Singapore.

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