Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist
Dr. Ong was born and raised in New York City. After attending Brooklyn Technical High School, he went on to Cornell University where he graduated with honors and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for his outstanding academic achievements. He received his medical training at New York University School of Medicine, where he graduated with distinction and was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following completion of an internship at the Department of Surgery at New York University School of Medicine, he began his residency in orthopedic surgery at the renowned NY Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute in NYC.
After residency, Dr. Ong completed the country’s top-ranked sports medicine knee and shoulder fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine. This training included the clinical and surgical management of collegiate and professional athletes while serving as team physician for NCAA Division I men’s and women’s teams. Dr. Ong also participated in the care of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers and the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins. For the past nine years, Dr. Ong has been the team physician for the Las Vegas 51s, a Triple-AAA minor league baseball team affiliated with the Oakland A’s.
Dr. Ong has conducted extensive research in knee and shoulder surgery and fracture care. He has published numerous articles and book chapters in the field of orthopedic surgery. He currently practices orthopedic sports medicine with a focus on knee and shoulder surgery, joint replacement and fracture care.