Dr. Michael Soon Yee Hoong is the co-founder of Atlas Shoulder, Knee, and Sports Surgery at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre on Orchard Road, Singapore. The clinic was established to provide patients, both local and international, a one-stop clinic for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of musculoskeletal conditions with a special focus on sports injuries.
He graduated with an MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore. Following the completion of his orthopaedic training, he was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Health, which sent him to Barcelona, Spain. His clinical fellowship at Mutualidad de Futbolista further honed his skills in the treatment and management of sports injuries using a range of methods including surgical intervention and the use of platelet-rich in growth factors (PRGF). This fellowship was complemented by his training in shoulder surgery and cartilage preservation and restoration at Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago, Illinois (USA).
Upon his return to Singapore, Dr. Soon served as deputy director of the sports medicine centre and deputy head of the department of orthopaedic surgery at Alexandra Hospital, where he set up the service for growth factor injections for sports injury as well as the day surgery centre for sports surgery.
He also served as a lecturer at the Alice Centre of Nurses and instructor for ISAKOS arthroscopic courses and Arthroscare knee and shoulder courses.
His passion for teaching and commitment to excellence have been recognised with the following awards: Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (2006-07) and Best Teacher Award by Alexandra Hospital (2007-08).
Dr. Soon is also involved in various research initiatives and his research on allograph, stem cells, and sports surgery was presented at local and international conferences.
Atlas Spine And Orthopaedic Surgery Centre['Sports medicine', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
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 Mount Elizabeth['Sports medicine', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
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.
Atlas Orthopaedic Group Parkway East['Sports medicine', 'Orthopaedic surgery'] in SingaporeView full profile
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).