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Cheri A Ong, MD, FACS | Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon

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Cheri A. Ong, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon for over 15 years by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery with a practice currently located in Scottsdale AZ.

Dr. Ong’s expertise is in solving both external and internal vaginal issues. She is highly skilled at separating which issues are surgical (making the vagina more aesthetically pleasing) and which non-surgical (issues such as dryness, arousal, and sensation).

In her practice, Dr. Ong uses different modalities and combination treatments in order to help women optimize their health.

Known for helping women navigate their vaginal insecurities and in turn allowing them to better connect with themselves and others, Dr. Ong combines surgery with regenerative and non-surgical treatment modalities. Her approach enhances function and showcases existing inner beauty, which then brings her clients improved self-confidence as well as more satisfying sex lives.


Call Today to Schedule an Appointment – (480) 771-7771

A Leader in Women’s Health

As a passionate advocate for women’s health, Dr. Ong continually strives to push the bar for excellence in her plastic surgery outcomes. Differentiating herself from other plastic surgeons, she approaches reconstruction as a continuum in life.

A Continual Student

Dr. Ong is actively engaged in educating herself on the newest innovations and procedures focused on female rejuvenation.

She has vast experience in radio frequency technology, being one of the first 30 physicians in the world to adopt and utilize THERMIRF™ technology in skin tightening. Today, she uses that experience to treat patients in conjunction with liposuction as temperature controlled specific skin tightening to further exceed the results obtained from liposuction alone.

Dr. Ong was the first surgeon in the state of Arizona to learn, use and refine THERMIVA™. She is recognized as a pioneer on the leading edge of female rejuvenation. Her extensive training and years of experience working with the initial rollout of the THERMIRF™ temperature radio-frequency device helped to create effective, safe and solution-oriented results.

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A Thoughtful Listener

After active engagement with each patient, a carefully detailed treatment plan utilizing functional medicine begins prior to surgery and continues well beyond the procedure. She utilizes nutrition, supplements and other proven tools based on her knowledge and experience to achieve excellent outcomes.

An Empathetic Creative Mind

As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Ong understands the emotional impact that these profound changes can have, and she makes it her priority to devote the time to understand your lifestyle and desired outcome and goals to determine what procedures are right for you.

An Integrative Teamwork Approach

As a plastic surgeon and specialist in breast surgery and breast cancer reconstruction surgery, Dr. Ong has extensive experience working closely with cancer treatment teams to ensure that patients obtain the best aesthetic outcome without compromising their cancer treatment.

A Passionate Soul

Dr. Ong’s personal belief is that confidence is the key to making a person attractive, and she strives to instill this confidence in each patient she works with.  As a woman, Dr. Ong understands the emotional impact plastic surgery can have, and she makes it her priority to spend time getting to know you and your lifestyle and plastic surgery goals to determine what procedures may be best for you.

Professional Experience

  • The Ong Institute for Plastic Surgery & Health in Scottsdale, AZ – Current Physician and Plastic Surgeon
  • Gawley Plastic Surgery in Scottsdale, AZ – Physician, 2014-2015
  • The Institute for Plastic Surgery in Tucson, AZ – Physician, 2008-2014


As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Ong leads a skilled and nurturing breast reconstruction practice. She utilizes a team approach, and pulls from skills learned from multidisciplinary conferences to ensure best patient outcomes in breast cancer reconstruction.

  • Dr. Ong is a member of the HonorHealth Systems Conference Tumor Board, Pinnacle Oncology and Solis Mammography Scottsdale
  • Member of the HonorHealth Breast Program Leadership Committee


Dr. Ong is a leading advocate of a comprehensive approach in aesthetic medicine coupled with surgical and non-surgical options.

She has extensive experience in utilizing various lasers and radio frequency devices. She utilizes advanced techniques in aesthetic surgical gynecology, female health and regenerative medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • HonorHealth: Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center, Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, Thompson Peak Medical Center, Deer Valley Medical Center, John C Lincoln Medical Center
  • Banner Hospitals: University Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (Active Membership)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow Membership)
  • Institute of Functional Medicine (Member)


After receiving an undergraduate degree from Taylor’s College of Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Ong attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and subsequently completed a general surgery residency at the University of Arizona and a general surgery internship at the University of Hawaii.

To achieve highest standards in feminine rejuvenation, Dr. Ong trained with Dr. Red Alinsod, a world-renowned urogynecologist. His advanced surgical techniques in aesthetic labial procedures, utilizing radiosurgery, have taken more than 25 years to refine.

As the Chief Resident during her final year, Dr. Ong completed her training in plastic surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. At Vanderbilt University she had the privilege to train amongst some of the finest plastic surgeons in the country, including Patrick Maxwell, MD; one of the pioneers and inventors in the field of breast surgery and breast implants. Dr. Maxwell was instrumental in the development of breast implants available in the market today.

Other Interests

When Dr. Ong isn’t in the office, she is a triathlon competitor, who also enjoys kite boarding and snowboarding.

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