Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen

Orthopaedic Surgeon
18 years of experience

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery 

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Qualifications

MBBS (S’pore), MRCSEd, MMed (Orth Surg), FRCSEd (Orth)

What I do

Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen provides clinical services such as:
- Orthopaedic Oncology/Cancer
- Treat bone and soft tissue cancers
- Perform surgery to remove tumour tissue
- Reconstructive surgery 
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Clinic Locations

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mt. Alvernia Medical Centre
Blk A #01-04
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

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

Island Orthopaedic Consultants
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#05-08
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

After his training in Germany, Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen completed a clinical attachment in orthopaedic oncology at the world renowned Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) in the US.  He returned to Singapore in 2010 and was appointed as a Consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at SGH.  He was also concurrently appointed as Visiting Consultant to the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Kandang Kerbau Women & Children’s Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Dr Foo has an active interest in orthopaedic oncology, both bone and soft tissue cancers.  As the surgical member in the multi-disciplinary ... See more [ + ]oncology team looking after cancer patients, Dr Foo contributed his expertise and experience in cancer tissue removal, as well as the subsequent reconstructive surgery. This includes limb preserving surgery for bone and soft tissue cancers.

Dr Foo is a well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner. He is also a keen researcher who is regularly invited to participate in international courses and conferences.

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Languages Spoken

English

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ]RCS London 
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Awards and Publications

2008 - Awarded Singapore Ministry of Health Training Scholarship to pursue fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology & Revision Arthroplasty, Muenster University Hospital, Germany.
Received three (3) ‘Service with a Heart Award’ at SGH Dr Leon Foo Siang Shen is an ardent researcher.  He has published several papers in international, peer reviewed orthopaedic journals. He is an expert reviewer for several PubMed indexed international medical journals including the Journal of Arthroplasty, Singapore Medical Journal, and Annals of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore. He is also regularly called upon as Teaching Faculty for both local, as well as international courses and conferences.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Member, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Member, AO Alumni (Singapore Chapter)
Member, Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis
See more [ + ] Consultant, Department Orthopaedic Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital, 2010
Visiting Consultant, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Kandang Kerbau Women & Children’s Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2010
Adjunct Assistant Professor,  Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Clinical Tutor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
Physician Faculty, Orthopaedic Surgery and Family Medicine Residency Programmes

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Aetna
MHC
Alliance
Parkway Shenton
Cynergy
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