Dr Leon Foo

Island Orthopaedics (Mount Elizabeth Hospital)

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

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6737 5683

Island Orthopaedics (Mount Alvernia Hospital)

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

Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6356 0588
Designation

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualifications

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

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 tissue 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
Achievements
  • Three-time recipient of the “Service with a Heart Award”, Singapore General Hospital
  • Singapore Ministry of Health Training Scholarship on Orthopaedic Oncology & Revision Arthroplasty at Muenster University Hospital, Germany, 2008
Medical Philosophy

“Compassionate and holistic patient-centric care remains the most important tenet of my clinical practice.”

Education
  • National University of Singapore, 1999
  • Master of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
  • 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
Background
  • Former Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2010
Academic & Research Contributions
  • Well-respected teacher, mentor and examiner at local and international 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