Senior Consultant and Clinician Scientist, Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital (SGH)
• Speaker, Artificial Intelligence Symposium, 17 Sep 2021
• Speaker, Emergency Medicine Symposium, 18 Sep 2021
Prof Marcus Ong is a Senior Consultant and Clinician Scientist, in Emergency Medicine at SGH. He is also the Director of Health Services Research Centre (HSRC), SingHealth, and Professor and Director, Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR), Prehospital and Emergency Research Center (PERC), Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore.
Prof Ong also serves as Medical Director, Unit for Prehospital Emergency Care (UPEC) and Senior Consultant, Ministry of Health, Hospital Services Division. Additionally, he is the Chairman of Pan Asian Resuscitation Outcomes Study.
Prof Ong’s research studies focus predominantly on pre-hospital emergency care, medical devices, data science and health services research. He is the SingHealth Co-Principal Investigator of the AI Singapore Grand Challenge addressing diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.
He has patented inventions using Heart Rate Variability for risk prediction of acutely ill patients and cooling solutions for therapeutic hypothermia. Prof Ong has been awarded multiple national research grants and has accumulated over $32 million in research grants for his studies which include geospatial diseases mapping, clinical drug trials, resuscitation and cardiovascular sciences, pre-hospital emergency care, and biomedical engineering. He has published close to 320 papers in both local and international journals.