Dr Ong Kian Chung is a respiratory physician practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He subspecialises in intensive care medicine and treats respiratory disorders, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep apnoea, bronchitis, wheezing, asthma, shortness of breath and lung cancer.
Dr Ong completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore. He then pursued further training as a fellow in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Centre, USA. He was also a visiting clinical and research fellow at the the Stanford Centre for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, USA. He is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).
Dr Ong was formerly a senior respiratory consultant at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and a visiting consultant to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), National Heart Centre Singapore and St Luke’s Hospital. He was also a clinical lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
Dr. Akash Verma is a respiratory physician practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He sub-specializes in Intensive Care Medicine & Advanced Bronchoscopy and performs both flexible and rigid bronchoscopy with techniques of laser resection of lung cancer, silicone airway stenting, pleuroscopy and navigation bronchoscopy. Prior to joining Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Akash was a Senior Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
After graduation, he trained at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, before obtaining his membership of Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). Upon completion of advanced training in Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care, He was conferred a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Subsequently he was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program (HMDP) fellowship and was a visiting fellow in the department of Interventional Pulmonology at Samsung Medical Centre-Seoul, Mayo Clinic-USA, and University of Chicago.
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