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Dr Foong Wei Sheng

Dr Foong Wei Sheng

​MBBS (S’pore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho)

Associate Consultant

Profile

Dr Foong is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He specialises in open and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow joints. Conditions include rotator cuff tears and shoulder instability pathology. He is trained in general Orthopaedic procedures involving complex intra-articular fractures and nerve compression conditions.

Dr Foong obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore and subsequently obtained his Masters in Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery). He was conferred membership to the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2021. He currently serves as a specialist board accredited Orthopaedic surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

Dr Foong is actively involved in the education of medical undergraduates and serves as clinical instructor in Duke-NUS Medical School, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He has also published and presented scientific research work in established international journals and international conferences.

As a former competitive athlete. Dr Foong understands the demands of individuals in sports. He is constantly striving to innovate and advance his field of specialty.

Education

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery) – National University of Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) – Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery MBBS (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital 2020 – Present
  • Member, Telehealth Consultation Committee, Changi General Hospital 2021 – Present
  • Member, AO Trauma, AO Foundation 2016 – Present

Awards

  • SingHealth Associate in Education Award by College of Medicine – 2021

Research Interests

  • Joint preservation surgery
  • Biologics in tendon healing
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Publications and Research Trials

  • Foong WS, Lo NN. Rehabilitation outcomes following revision for failed unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. J Orthop. 2014;11(3):145-149. Published 2014 Jul 26. doi:10.106/j.jor2014.06.006
  • Wei-sheng Foong, H L Terry Teo, D H Bryan Wang & S Y James Loh (2020) Challenges and adaptations in training during pandemic COVID-19: observations by an orthopedic resident in Singapore, Acta Orthopaedica, 91:5.562-566, DOI:10.1080/17453674.2020.1786641
  • Zeng GJ, Foong WS, Xu S, Pang HN. Induced membrane Bone grafting technique for treatment of large acetabular bone defects. Arthroplasty Today. 2020;6(3) 322-329. Published 2020 Jun 2. Doi:10.1016/j.artd.2020.04.011
  • Goh GS, Zeng GJ, Thever Y, Foong WS, Tay DK, Lo NN, Yeo SJ, Liow MHL. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in patients with Parkinson's disease. Knee. 2020 Oct;27(5):1325-1331. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2020.06.017. Epub 2020 Jul 27. PMID: 33010744.
  • Zeng GJ, Foong Ws, Pang HN. Early institutional experience and results of outpatient direct anterior hip replacement. Singapore Medical Journal, 07 Dec 2021, DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2021208 PMID: 34911176
  • Gerald Joseph Zeng, Wei Sheng Foong, Tjiauw Tjoen Denny Lie. Knee subchondroplasty for management of subchondral bone cysts:  a novel treatment method. Singapore Med J. 2021 Sep: 62(9): 492-296. Doi:10.11622/smedj.2021145
  • Wei Sheng Foong, Zeng GJ, Goh GS, Hao Y, Lie DTT, Chang PCC. Determining the Minimal Clinically Important Difference on the Oxford Shoulder Instability Score in Patients undergoing arthroscopic Bankart Repair for Shoulder Instability. Orthop J Sports Med. 2022 Jan 4;10(1):23259671211060023. Doi:10.1177/23259671211060023. PMID:35005046; PMCID:PMC8733367.

Research Trials

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