“You can never go wrong with Dr. Ong!”
- Posted on: Aug 8 2017
Dr. Ong has been my plastic surgeon in conjunction with a double mastectomy and during the subsequent 2+ months of breast reconstruction. Not only is she an excellent surgeon, but a sensitive, thoughtful and caring companion on a complex journey of psychological and physical adjustment. I was actually looking forward to my weekly appointments. Her office is bright, spacious, and beautifully designed, a place of (quite literal) re-creation, her staff welcoming, always helpful and prompt in returning my calls with questions to the doctor. I always felt absolutely safe with Dr. Ong, her assistant and the staff at the front desk. Moreover, I deeply appreciated Dr. Ong’s holistic approach to treatment that included amazingly reenergizing vitamin infusions, organic supplements, a most effective radiation therapy ointment, RadX and, perhaps most importantly, her understanding of a patient’s overall vulnerabilities at every stage in the process. Toward the end of my 5 week radiation period Dr. Ong prevented a potentially serious infection in the breast that was not irradiated by her very early discovery and thoroughly explained and then quick decision (between drainage and surgery) to operate, thoroughly clean out the area and replace the implant. It was the absolutely right decision. Last, but not least, Dr. Ong’s implants are a definite improvement over my “original” 74 year old breasts. She is a classic sculptor! I will miss talking to her, learning from her.