Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Asst Prof Ooi Oon Cheong

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinic Details


Clinic Address: 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road NUH Main Building Zone F Singapore 119074

Clinic Number: 6779 2777

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm Sat, Sun & PH: Closed
Assistant Professor Ooi Oon Cheong is presently a Consultant Surgeon with the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He is also a Clinical Tutor in the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. In addition, he serves as a Board Member of the Chapter of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
Dr Ooi Oon Cheong graduated MBBCh from University College Cork, National University of Ireland, in 1995. He then completed his training in General Surgery in Galway, Ireland. He underwent sub-specialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National University Hospital, Singapore with further training at the London Chest Hospital, London, UK, and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, before returning to Singapore in 2006.
He is an Associate Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
Dr Ooi’s works have received various awards, including Health Manpower Development Program from Singapore Ministry of Health & National University Hospital, Excellent Service Award, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education Scholarship, and The National Research Foundation – Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship for Clinical Investigation.
Dr Ooi’s special interests are in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Replacement and Minimally Invasive Chest Surgery for Lung and Pleura.

MBBCh, BAO (Ire), MMed (Surgery)
(S’pore), AFRCS (Ire), FRCS (Cardiothoracic
Surgery, Edin/ Eng), FAMS

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Intensive Care
Lung Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery