Doctor's Profile

Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Tel
6356 0588

Fax
6354 6315

Website
http://www.iog.com.sg

Clinic
Island Orthopaedics

Address
Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #01-01/02
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours
9am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm (Mon - Fri)
9am to 1pm (Sat)

About

MBBS (London),
MRCS (Edinburgh),
MMed (Ortho) (Singapore),
FRCS (Ortho) (Edinburgh)

Discipline

Orthopaedics

Speciality

Hip, Knee and Shoulder Arthritis,
Joint Replacement Surgery,
Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours


Languages Spoken

English and Mandarin

Conditions Treated

• Cartilage resurfacing and regeneration
• Joint reconstruction and replacement, including minimally invasive, key-hole/arthroscopic, computer navigation, customised/patient-specific instrumentation and robotic surgery
• Limb preserving surgery for bone and soft tis sue tumours and reconstruction using autografts, allografts and/or mega-prosthesis implants
• Orthopaedic oncology, including bone and soft tissue tumours
• Treatment of hip, knee and shoulder problems arising from•degenerative (age-related), inflammatory, trauma or sports-related injuries


Background

• Former Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2010


Education

• National University of Singapore, 1999
• Master of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
• Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) (Singapore), 2001
• Member, The Royal College of Surgeons Of Edinburgh, UK, 2004
• Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
• Fellowship trained at University Hospital Muenster, Germany
• Clinical attachment at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA


Academic and Research Contributions

• Well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner at local and inter national courses and conferences
• Former Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
• Former clinical tutor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor and Physician Faculty for Orthopaedic Surgery and Family Medicine Residency Programmes, respectively
Expert Reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, Singapore Medical Journal, and Annals of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore


Achievements

• Three-time recipient of Service With A Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital