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Dr Foo Siang Shen, Leon

Dr Foo Siang Shen, Leon
Dr Foo Siang Shen, Leon
  • Island Orthopaedic Consultants

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #05-08
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6732 7290
  • Island Orthopaedic Consultants (Gleneagles)

    Address

    6 Napier Road #02-16
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

    Tel
    Fax
    6476 1697
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of SIngapore
    • Master in Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery), National University of Singapore
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedic Surgery), UK
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hainanese
    • Hakka
    • Hokkien
    • Malay
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Background

  • Dr Leon Foo is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. His clinical expertise includes the treatment of hip, knee and shoulder problems, sports injuries, arthritis, and bone and soft tissue tumours.
  • As the lead surgical member in the oncology team, Dr Foo is experienced in tumour tissue removal and subsequent reconstructive surgery using tissue grafts or artificial implants. His surgical expertise encompasses minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery, computer-assisted surgery and robotic surgery.
  • Dr Foo completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1999. Subsequently, he became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK and attained his Master of Medicine in orthopaedic surgery in 2004. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 2008.
  • Dr Foo was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Health, Singapore to train in his dual subspecialties of orthopaedic oncology (bone and soft tissue tumours), as well as joint reconstruction and replacement at Munster University Hospital in Germany. Thereafter, he undertook a clinical attachment at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA.
  • Dr Foo was formerly a consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). He was also concurrently appointed as a visiting consultant to the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).
  • Apart from clinical work, Dr Foo was appointed as an adjunct assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, and a clinical tutor at the Duke-NUS Medical School. He is also an advanced trauma life support instructor and has been actively involved as a faculty physician for both the orthopaedic surgery and family medicine residency programmes. He regularly teaches at both local and international conferences.
  • Dr Foo has published several papers in international peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals. In recognition of his expertise and research contribution, he has been an expert reviewer for PubMed indexed medical journals, such as the Journal of Arthroplasty, Singapore Medical Journal and Annals of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore.

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