Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgical Clerkship Director
Evan Ong, MD, FACS, joined the department of surgery in July 2008 as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Section of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Ong grew up in the Upstate New York area, graduated with a BA and MA degree from Harvard University, and received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. He then matched his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago-Cook County Program. During his surgical residency, Dr. Ong spent an additional 2 years as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Pharmacology studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms of inflammation and completed a Master of Science degree. From there, Dr. Ong matched into a surgical oncology fellowship at the first cancer center of the United States, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. After completing his fellowship, he was recruited to join the Surgical Oncology Section at the University of Arizona.