Ong, Dr Edmund

Dr Edmund L C OngConsultant Physician

  • Consultant Physician
  • Tel: 0191 282 3131
  • GMC Code: 2818692
  • Qualifications: MBBS MSC FRCP FRCPI DTMH
  • Special Interests

    HIV Medicine

    Infectious Diseases

    Tropical Medicine

  • Biography

    I have been actively involved in the care and management of patients with HIV, tropical  diseases and a wide range of infections for the past 20 years.  I have held many leadership roles as principal investigator in clinical trials relating to HIV treatment and care.  I am an advisor to a number of national and international health care organisation including the Health Protection Agency, England.  I am presently an elected executive member of BHIVA and chairman of the BHIVA Audit and Standards Subcommittee.


    My research interests are in the field of opportunistic infection especially respiratory in the context of immuno-compromised host, evaluation of antimicrobial and anti-viral agents particularly in HIV.  I have widely published in areas of infectious diseases including HIV and AIDS and contributed to numerous text books of infection, with an interest in post graduate medical training.  I recently co-chaired the National UK HIV Testing Guidelines 2008.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    Weekly Wednesdays

    Weekly Fridays

  • Name of Secretary
    Joan Watson
  • Any other Information

    Please contact secretary in first instance:

  • Edmund Ong 
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