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Dr Ong Suyin

Dr Ong Suyin


Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Dermatology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Dermatology .

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Dermatology Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Ong Suyin is a Senior Consultant dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon with the Department of Dermatology at Changi General Hospital (CGH). Prior to entering dermatology training, she undertook an MSc in clinical dermatology at St Johns' Institute of Dermatology, awarded by King's College London (UK). She was then awarded the two-year UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network Specialty Registrar Research fellowship, as well as the British Association of Dermatologists travel fellowship to Miami, USA in 2010.

Dr Ong trained in dermatology in several hospitals in the northwest and southwest of England and finished her last three years of training with the Oxford Deanery Specialist Dermatology programme. She subsequently completed a year of fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic surgery in New Zealand, accredited by the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery.


  • American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship (New Zealand)
  • Dermatology specialist accreditation (United Kingdom)
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom)
  • MSc in Clinical Dermatology (King’s College London, United Kingdom)
  • MB BChir (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow - American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Fellow - Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Member - International Dermoscopy Society (Member)
  • Member - Dermatological Society of Singapore (Member)
  • Member - European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology


  • UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network Specialist Registrar Fellowship, 2010
  • British Assoc. of Dermatologists/ Dowling Club/ AAD Travel Fellowship, 2009
  • MSc in Clinical Dermatology (Pass with Merit), St Johns Institute of Dermatology, UK, 2008
  • Commonwealth Foundation Elective Bursary, 2003
  • GlaxoSmithKline / Medicine Publishing Medical Fellowship Elective Award, 2003
  • Queens’ College (Cambridge, UK) Perry & Weil Fund Award, 2003

Research Interests

  • General dermatology
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Skin cancer & Mohs micrographics surgery


  • Tan CS, Ong S, An interesting case of melanoma with divergent differentiation aberrantly expressing calretinin stain. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, 2020 Feb: 29(2): 139-41
  • Salmon P, Gunson T, Ong S, Mortimer N, Bridge flap repair of the lower limb: A hybrid alternative to the keystone. Australas J Dermatol, 2019 Aug: 60(3): 224-227.
  • Ong S, Carton J, Walters JR, Grabczynska S, Rodriguez-Garcia C, Alopecia areata incognita in Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome, Br J Dermatol. 2017 Aug;177(2):531-534.
  • Ong S, Mortimer N, Salmon P Utility of the Quadrilobe Flap in Repairing Defects of the Nasal Tip, Australas J Dermatol. 2016 Aug;57(3):216-8.
  • Ong S, Bowling JR. Melanotan-associated melanoma in situ. Australas J Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 53(4): 301-302
  • Ong S, Coulson IH. Diagnosis and treatment of calciphylaxis. SKINmed 2012 May-Jun; 10(3):166-70
  • Ong S, Coulson IH. Legal Claims in English Dermatological Practice. Br J Derm 2011 Jan; 164(1): 217-9
  • Ong S, Coulson IH. Normo-renal calciphylaxis – successful response to sodium thiosulfate. J Amer Acad Derm. 2011 May; 64(5):e82-4

Research Trials