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Dr Ong Say Yang

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  • Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, Alexandra Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital


M.B.B.S (Singapore), MMed (Anaesthesia)


Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Pain Management, Regional Anaesthesia

Special Interests:

Pain management, Regional anaesthesia, Obstetric anaesthesia, Medical education


Dr Ong Say Yang completed his anaesthesia training in 2014 and underwent a one-year fellowship in chronic pain management in Adelaide in 2018. His clinical interests are in pain management, regional and obstetric anaesthesia.

He divides his clinical time between the National University Hospital and Alexandra Hospital. He is the current pain service lead for Alexandra Hospital and advocates for inter-disciplinary pain management.

Dr Ong also contributes actively in medical education at both the undergraduate level at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS), and at the postgraduate level as a core faculty of the NUHS Anaesthesiology Residency Programme.

Journals & Publications

  1. Ong SY, Ashokka B, Khoo D, Kelly MA. Considerations for Continuing Simulation Training During Infectious Outbreaks. Simul Healthc. 2020 Dec;15(6):422-426. 
  2. Foong TW, Tiong HF, Ong SY, Chen FG. Using quality improvement tools to enhance workplace learning in an anaesthesia unit. Med Teach. 2020 Nov;42(11):1228-1233.
  3. Ashokka B, Ong SY, Tay KH, Loh NHW, Gee CF, Samarasekera DD. Coordinated responses of academic medical centres to pandemics: Sustaining medical education during COVID-19. Med Teach. 2020 Jul;42(7):762-771.

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