Dr Gavin Ong




Place of Practice

The Skin Specialist

Practice Address

290 Orchard Road, #09-09, Paragon
Singapore 238859
Tel: (65) 6735 3000

Practice Website


Consultant Dermatologist
Sub-specialty Interest: General Dermatology, Facial Aesthetics, Sexual Health


MBBS (Singapore), M. Med (Int Med), MRCP (United Kingdom), MRCPS (Glasgow), FAMS (Dermatology)

About Dr Ong

Dr Gavin Ong is a specialist in dermatology.

His main areas of interests include general dermatology, facial aesthetics and sexual health.

He is able to manage conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails in both adults and children. He performs skin surgery for skin cancers and other benign skin conditions.

Beyond dermatology, Dr Ong is an expert in matters related to sexual health. He provides comprehensive sexual health screening, treatment and advice. He was involved in public health programmes in association with the Department of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Control, Health Promotion Board and Ministry of Health.

Dr Ong was trained in the National Skin Centre and was a consultant dermatologist before joining The Skin Specialist, a Singapore Medical Group (SMG) clinic.

He was awarded the Ministry of Health Health Manpower Development Award where he pursued a Fellowship in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine in St Stephen Centre and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London, UK in 2013. He became the Deputy Head of the Department of STI Control (DSC). Dr Ong was also a visiting consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital.

Specialized Services

Skin Problems

• Eczema
• Hives (urticaria)
• Psoriasis
• Rosacea
• Skin allergy
• Hyperhydrosis
• Wrinkles
• Pigmentation/Melasma
• Vitiligo
• Seborrhoeic Keratosis
• Moles
• Skin cancer (melanoma)
• Warts
• Skin infection
• Scars
• Acne

Children Skin

• Eczema/Dermatitis
• Cradle cap
• Diaper rash
• Dry skin
• Skin irritation
• Neonatal acne
• White bumps (milia)
• Yeast infection


• Acne vulgaris
• Blackheads
• Whiteheads
• Sebaceous filaments
• Papules
• Pustules
• Cysts
• Nodules
• Acne Excoriee
• Acne in pregnancy
• Rosacea
• Acne scars

Hair and Scalp Problems

• Hair loss (female)
• Hair loss (men)
• Telogen effluvium
• Alopecia areata
• Scarring hair loss
• Dandruff
• Itchy scalp
• Oily scalp

Genital Skin Disorders / Sexual Health

• Sexual health screening
• Treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI)
• Point of care test
• Post-exposure prophylaxis
• HPV vaccination

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