Dr Michael Soon
Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopic Reconstruction Orthopedics
Dr Michael Soon is a practicing orthopaedic consultant at Mount
Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and East Shore Hospital. He
graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine
in 1997 and completed his orthopaedic training in Singapore.
was subsequently awarded a Ministry of Health scholarship to further his
surgical skills in 2006. His clinical fellowship was at Mutualidad de
Futbolista, Barcelona, Spain, where he did his subspeciality training.
He was involved in the clinical and surgical care of soccer players. Of
note, these included the top soccer players of FC Barcelona and
Europe. Apart from being involved in surgeries, Dr Soon was also
trained in the use of PRGF (platelet-rich in growth factors), which was
pioneered in Spain and used for the treatment of sports injuries.
Further to his fellowship, Dr Michael Soon was also attached to Rush University
Medical Centre, Chicago, Illinois where he was trained in cartilage
preservation and restoration, and shoulder surgery.
return to Alexandra Hospital, Dr Michael Soon was both the Deputy Director of
the Sports Medicine Centre as well as the Deputy Head, Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery. He set up the day surgery centre for orthopaedic
sports surgery and also set up a service for growth factor injections
for sports injury – the first of its kind in a restructured hospital.
He was also awarded a NMRC Enabling Grant to conduct studies on this
Apart from clinical work, Dr Michael Soon was also heavily
involved in teaching and training of doctors and nurses. He was awarded
the Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award from the Yong Loo Lin School
of Medicine in 2006/7 and 2007/8. He was also the Best Teacher
(Alexandra Hospital) in 2007/8. He was the Lecturer for Alice Lee
Centre of Nurses for the Master of Nursing Critical Care. He is also an
instructor for the ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support). He is an
instructor at ISAKOS arthroscopic courses and is a Faculty Instructor
for the Arthrocare knee and shoulder courses since 2007. He has
conducted Live Surgery Workshops in Alexandra Hospital as well as
Cadaveric Workshops in Changi Hospital.
Dr Soon is keen on
research and was awarded the Young Orthopaedic Investigator of the Year
in 2004 for his work on allograft and stem cells. This work, together
with his other research work in sports surgery, were published and
presented both locally and overseas. Dr Soon is currently a
co-investigator of a NMRC grant for the treatment of osteoarthritis with
mesenchymal stem cells.
Dr Soon performs mainly arthroscopic
reconstructions of the knee and shoulder. His special interest is joint
preservation, which includes cartilage restoration/transplantation,
meniscal transplantation as well as use of biologics like stem cells and
growth factors. He is also interested in the management of patella
mal-alignment and dislocations.
Clinic & Contact Details
Atlas Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, 3 Mount Elizabeth
Tel: (65) 6262 0555
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