Thuan D. Ong M.D., M.P.H.

Thuan D. Ong M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties and Expertise

Geriatric Medicine


Palliative Care Services


English, Vietnamese


Primary Location

Senior Care Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.4191|Map It 


Dr. Thuan Ong practices primary care and consultative geriatrics in inpatient and outpatient settings. He focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle among older adults. As an assistant professor in UW's Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, he also educates other health professionals to be competent in the care of older adults.

He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University, completed internal medicine residency at the University of California, Davis, and completed a geriatric-medicine fellowship at UW. He is a Geriatric Academic Career Awardee of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, and a medical director for Providence Hospice of Seattle.

His research focus is to develop methods and tools to assess learners' competency in providing care to the aging population. He teaches medical students, internal medicine residents, and geriatric medicine fellows.

Research Interests

Medical education, assessment of learners' competency, and program evaluation.

UW - Division of Gerontology & Geriatric MedicineFellowshipGeriatric Medicine2009
Univ. of Cal., Davis- Internal MedicineResidencyInternal Medicine2007
Univ. of Cal., Davis- Internal MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine2005
St. Louis University School of MedicineMedical education2004
UCLA School of Public HealthMaster Public HealthPublic Health2000


Board Certifications

American Board of Internal MedicineGeriatric Medicine (Int. Med.)2009
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine2007
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