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Dr. Chua Soo Yong

Dr. Chua Soo YongVerified

Doctor in Singapore

Overview

Dr. Chua Soo Yong is a fellowship-trained consultant orthopaedic and spine surgeon. He is currently practicing at Atlas Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery Centre located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He is trained in all aspects of spinal surgery using both traditional and minimally invasive techniques. He routinely performs complex spinal surgery, disc replacement surgery, instrumental fusion, and decompression.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore where he completed his MBBS (2001) and Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (2005). He was then awarded the Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development (HDMP) scholarship to pursue his advanced training in spine surgery at The Krembil Neuroscience Centre, University of Toronto, Canada. He was also awarded the prestigious Depuy-Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Spine Travelling Fellowship in 2010.

Prior to going into private practice, he served at Changi General Hospital as deputy chief of spine service.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedics) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS). He is a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Orthopaedic Association, North American Spine Society (NASS), and Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (General Orthopaedics and Spine).

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 2001
Medical training
  • Fellowship in orthopaedic surgery of the spine, Toronto Western Hospital, 2010
  • Fellowship in orthopaedic surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 2011
  • Residency in general surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2005
  • Internship in general surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2002
  • Residency in orthopaedic surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2009
Certifications
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2010
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2010
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2004
Professional Memberships
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Languages spoken
  • Hokkien
  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
Insurance
  • NTUC Income
  • Aviva
  • Cigna
  • IHP
  • FWD
  • Parkway Shenton
  • Fullerton Health
Affiliated Hospital
    Mount Alvernia Hospital Parkway East Hospital
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Gleneagles Medical Centre (Singapore)
    Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Clinics
Atlas  Spine And Orthopaedic Surgery Centre
Atlas Spine And Orthopaedic Surgery Centre['Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery of the spine'] in Singapore
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Atlas Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery Centre combines the expertise, advanced surgical skills, and years of experience of two highly trained and qualified orthopaedic surgeons – Dr. Michael Soon and Dr. Chua Soo Yong. It was established in March 2016 with the goal to provide a complete range of evidence-based medical and surgical treatment for all known musculoskeletal conditions with a special focus on sports-related injuries and spinal conditions. The clinic excels in arthroscopy, dislocation, labral tears, cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, cartilage resurfacing, and frozen shoulders, among others. It also treats trauma, fractures, nerve entrapment, wrist injuries, [trigger finger](https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/trigger-finger), and amputations, as well as conditions that affect the upper and lower limb. The clinic’s surgeons are highly trained to perform various orthopaedic surgical procedures including total/partial/revision joint replacements, robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal fusion, and disc replacement surgery, among others. At Atlas Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery Centre, patients always come first. Its treatment philosophy revolves around providing compassionate, evidence-based, and targeted treatment. It also prioritises patient education, safety, and comfort. All treatment programmes are tailored based on each patient’s needs and unique circumstances and are designed to provide the best possible treatment outcomes.

Atlas Orthopaedic Group Parkway East
Atlas Orthopaedic Group Parkway East['Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery of the spine'] in Singapore
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Atlas Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgery is a one-stop orthopaedic care centre specialising in the surgical treatment of various sports injuries, upper and lower limb conditions, and spinal disorders. It is deeply committed to helping both local and international patients regain their optimal musculoskeletal health so they are able to return to their active lifestyle as quickly as possible. The clinic’s services include total joint replacement, hand surgery, [arthroscopy](http://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/arthroscopy), minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spinal injections, and cartilage transplant, among others. It also offers complete services for patients suffering from trauma, fractures, nerve entrapment, wrist injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, and trigger fingers. It is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Parkway East Medical Centre. It was established by Dr. Chua Soo Yong and Dr. Michael Soon Yee Hoong. Dr. Soon is the former deputy head of Alexandra Hospital's department of orthopaedic surgery. He completed both his MBBS and orthopaedic specialist training in Singapore, clinical fellowship in Spain, and training in cartilage preservation and restoration and shoulder surgery at Rush University Medical Centre in the United States. Dr. Chua Soo Yong, on the other hand, specialises in spine surgery. He is the former deputy chief of Changi General Hospital’s spine service. He completed his medical degree and orthopaedic specialist training in Singapore and spine surgery training at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre, University of Toronto, Canada. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCP) of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

Atlas Orthopaedic Group Mount Elizabeth
Atlas Orthopaedic Group Mount Elizabeth['Orthopaedic surgery', 'Orthopaedic surgery of the spine'] in Singapore
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Atlas Shoulder, Knee, and Sports Surgery was established with a goal to provide the highest standards of surgical care for patients, both local and international, with musculoskeletal conditions ranging from [carpal tunnel syndrome](http://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/carpal-tunnel-syndrome) to complex spinal injuries. Staffed by highly experienced and internationally trained orthopaedic surgeons, it offers complete orthopaedic surgery solutions using both traditional and minimally invasive techniques. Its services include cartilage resurfacing/transplant, disc replacement surgery, robot-assisted joint replacement, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. All surgical procedures are performed using evidence-based techniques and advanced technologies. The clinic, which is deeply committed to patient satisfaction, health, and well-being, is staffed by: Dr. Michael Soon Yee Hoong- MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Orthopaedic), and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic, Edinburgh) Dr. Chua Soo Yong- MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Orthopaedic), and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Orthopaedic) Both surgeons trained at reputable medical institutions abroad and have more than 25 years of combined experience. Dr. Chua is trained in all aspects of spinal surgery using both open and minimally invasive techniques while Dr. Soon is trained in sports surgery in Spain and in cartilage preservation and restoration and shoulder surgery in the United States. Together, they work to provide the best possible treatment outcomes while keeping patient safety and comfort in mind.

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