Associate Professor Bin Ong

Associate Professor Bin Ong

Conjoint Associate Professor
Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests:
Main interests are in - Geriatric Medicine - Thromboembolic diseases - Models of care including hospital in the home, ambulatory care and medical assessment units.

Broad Research Areas:
Clinical Research, Gerontology - Geriatrics, Health Services Research


Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australia and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine, American Academy of Home Care Physicians, Hospital in the Home Australia

Specific Research Keywords:
Hospital in the Home, Post Acute Care, Thrombosis, Medical assessment unit, Ambulatory care

  • Journal articles | 2022
    Ong BS; Dotel R; Ngian VJJ, 2022, 'Recurrent Cellulitis: Who is at Risk and How Effective is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?', International Journal of General Medicine, 15, pp. 6561 - 6572,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Chan TF; Ngian VJJ; Hsu K; Frankel A; Ong BS, 2020, 'Pulmonary embolism: clinical presentation and diagnosis in the oldest old', Internal Medicine Journal, 50, pp. 627 - 631,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kumar M; Jong Ngian VJ; Yeong C; Keighley C; Van Nguyen H; Ong BS, 2020, 'Cellulitis in older people over 75 years – are there differences?', Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 49, pp. 37 - 40,
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ong BS; Ngian VJJ; Yeong C; Keighley C, 2019, 'Out of hospital and in hospital management of cellulitis requiring intravenous therapy', International Journal of General Medicine, 12, pp. 447 - 453,
    Journal articles | 2012
    Ong B; Nguyen HV; Mohammad I; Boyatzis I; Ngian V, 2012, 'Medical Assessment Units and the older patient: a retrospective case-control study', Australian Health Review, 36, pp. 331 - 335,
    Journal articles | 2011
    Lu JH; Chan DK; O Rourke F; Ong B; Shen Q; Reutens SG; Ko A, 2011, 'Management and outcomes of delirious patients with hyperactive symptoms in a secured behavioral unit jointly used by geriatricians and pyschogeriatricians', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 52, pp. 66 - 70,
    Journal articles | 2010
    Jihui L; Shen Q; Chen Z; Chan DKY; Hoolahan A; Zheng X; Ong B; Reutens S, 2010, 'Gender differences in challenging behaviors, management and outcomes in elderly patients with delirium', Neural Regeneration Research, 5, pp. 796 - 800,
    Journal articles | 2009
    Lu J; Chan DK; Ong B; Shen Q; Reuten S; Ko AM, 2009, 'Management and outcomes of delirium in a secured, co-located geriatric and psychogeriatric unit', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57, pp. 1725 - 1726
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ngian V; Ong B; O Rourke F; Nguyen H; Chan DK, 2008, 'Review of a rapid geriatric medical assessment model based in emergency department', Age and Ageing, 37, pp. 696 - 699
    Journal articles | 2008
    White G; O Rourke F; Ong B; Cordato DJ; Chan DK, 2008, 'Dysphagia: causes, assessment, treatment, and management', Geriatrics, 63, pp. 15 - 20
    Journal articles | 2006
    Chan DK; Ong B; Almafragy H; Karr MA; Hung AW; Liu JG, 2006, 'Safety and low molecular weight heparin in older people in a hospital with ambulatory care', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 3, pp. 233 - 241
    Journal articles | 2006
    Ong BS; Karr MA; Chan DKY; Frankel A; Shen Q, 2006, 'In reply [8]', Medical Journal of Australia, 184, pp. 143 - 144,
    Journal articles | 2006
    Ong BS; Karr MA; Chan DKY; Frankel A; Shen Q, 2006, 'Safety of hospital in the home - Reply', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 184, pp. 143 - 144,
    Journal articles | 2005
    Chan DK; Cordato DJ; Karr MA; Ong B; Lei H; Liu JG; Hung WT, 2005, 'Prevalence of Parkinson`s disease in Sydney', ACTA Neurologica Scandinavica, 111, pp. 7 - 11
    Journal articles | 2005
    Ong B; Karr MA; Chan DK; Frankel AH; Shen Q, 2005, 'Management of pulmonary embolism in the home.', Medical Journal of Australia, 183, pp. 239 - 242

My Research Supervision

Research (honours) - two student projects

- Relationship between frailty and multimorbidity and morbidity

- Frailty as predictor for post hospital outcomes and readmission