"Due to her experience with her own children, she is very much willing to hold the hands of mothers through their journey from conception to delivery to postpartum care, knowing the challenges that motherhood and pregnancy present."
Dr Ong graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2006. As part of her training, she has worked in various hospitals in Singapore; mainly in the National University Hospital. She completed her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and obtained her postgraduate degrees from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London in 2012 as well as the Masters of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the National University of Singapore in 2012. She is a fully qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Specialist Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Health, Singapore. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. She is also an accredited Colposcopist with the Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology of Singapore.
Prior to her private practice, Dr Ong was an examiner for the MBBS degree held by the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and a Clinical Lecturer for the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
Dr Ong has also published in both local and international peer-accredited journals, and has presented her research papers in various conferences in Singapore and overseas.
Married for more than ten years and a proud mother of 3 daughters, she can relate to other young mothers and is a strong breastfeeding advocate, having breastfed all her daughters. Due to her experience with her own children, she is very much willing to hold the hands of mothers through their journey from conception to delivery to postpartum care, knowing the challenges that motherhood and pregnancy present. Besides general obstetrics and gynaecology, she is a promoter of sexual and reproductive health and contraception. She supports natural birth and women centred care.
Dr. Clara Ong currently practises at SOG – Clara Ong Clinic for Women located at Gleneagles Medical Centre.