Designation: Consultant Sports & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports)
Orthopaedic Surgery (Shoulder/Elbow)
Language spoken: English, Mandarin
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Atlas Shoulder, Knee & Sports Surgery
3 Mount Elizabeth
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Mon - Fri : 10.00AM - 05.00PM
Sat : 10.00AM - 01.00PM
Sun : Closed Public Holiday : Closed
Fax: 6684 0985
Dr Michael Soon graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine in 1997 and completed his orthopaedic training in Singapore.
His clinical fellowship was at Mutualidad de Futbolista, Barcelona, Spain.. 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. He was also trained in the use of PRP (growth factors). He was also attached to Rush University Medical Centre, Chicago, Illinois where he was trained in cartilage preservation and restoration, and shoulder surgery.
Upon his return to Alexandra Hospital, Dr Soon was both the Deputy Director of the Sports Medicine Centre and 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 awarded a NMRC Enabling Grant to conduct studies on this treatment.
He was awarded the Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2006/7 and 2007/8. He was the Best Teacher (Alexandra Hospital) in 2007/8. 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 was awarded the Young Orthopaedic Investigator of the Year in 2004 for his work on allograft and stem cells.
Dr Soon is also interested in the management of patella mal-alignment and dislocations.
Orthopaedic Sports Surgery Fellowship, ISAKOS Training Centre (Arthroscopia GC), 2006; FRCS (Orth), Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, 2005;
Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) (Singapore), 2002;
MBBS (Singapore) National University of Singapore, 1997
Awards and Publications
2004 Best Paper/Young Investigator Award (Singapore Orthopaedic Association)
Enhancement of Tendon Allograft Osteointegration using Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Rabbit Model of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction