Thuan D. Ong MD, MPH

Thuan D. Ong MD, MPH
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Languages

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Specialties

  • Geriatric medicine
  • Post-acute care

Bio

Thuan D. Ong, M.D., is a board certified physician in geriatric medicine at Harborview Medical Center and is with the University of Washington Post-Acute Care Service. 

Dr. Ong practices primary care, consultative geriatric medicine in inpatient and outpatient settings, and cares for University of Washington patients in select skilled nursing facilities. He focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle among older adults and his number one goal is to help patients to improve or maintain their current level of function. He educates other health professionals to be competent in the care of older adults. 

Dr. Ong earned his M.D. from Saint Louis University. He was a Geriatric Academic Career Awardee of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. His current focus is on how to better care for patients going from one care setting to another. He teaches medical students, internal medicine residents, and geriatric medicine fellows in the venues in practices.

Education

Institution Credential Year
UW - Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine Fellowship 2009
UCLA School of Public Health Master Public Health 2000
St. Louis University School of Medicine Medical education 2004
Univ. of Cal., Davis- Internal Medicine Internship 2005
Univ. of Cal., Davis- Internal Medicine Residency 2007
Degree Institution Year
MD St. Louis University School of Medicine 2004

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine (Int. Med.) 2009
American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine 2007