National Cancer Centre Singapore
Assistant Professor Johnny Ong is a Consultant in the Department of Sarcoma, Peritoneal and Rare Tumours (SPRinT), NCCS. He trained at the National Cancer Centre Singapore in the management of Peritoneal and Sarcomas. For his fellowship, he trained at two renowned sarcoma units in Europe, The Royal Marsden Hospital, UK, and the Instituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, making him one of the only formally trained surgeons for sarcoma in Singapore. Dr Johnny is also an EXCO member of the Asian Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Group (APSMG), an international consortium of regional medical centres which aims to increase awareness and improve standards of management for peritoneal malignancies in Asia. In 2013, he obtained his PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK, and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Applied Human Genetics in NCCS and a Joint Research Clinican at IMCB, A*STAR. Dr Ong was awarded the NMRC Transition Award in 2017 and continues to strive towards his goal as a surgeon-scientist, setting his sights on battling peritoneal disease and sarcoma.