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Adj Assoc Prof Poon Kein Boon

Dr Poon Kein Boon from Sengkang General Hospital

Adj Assoc Prof Poon Kein Boon

MD (Taiwan), MSc Orthopaedic (London), FAMS (Orthopaedic)

Senior Consultant

Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Hip and Knee Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Profile

Dr Poon graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan in 1995. He obtained his Master of Science in Orthopaedics from University of London, University College London in 1998. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency Training Programme and Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Advanced Residency Training under the mentorship of Professor Gwo Jaw Wang at the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital. He received one year of Postgraduate Orthopaedic Training at London Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, under the mentorship of Professor George Bentley. He underwent Knee Osteotomy and Joint Preservation fellowship at Toyama Municipal Hospital under the Mentorship of Professor Takeshi Sawaguchi.

Dr Poon is an Orthopaedic Senior Consultant and Director of Adult Reconstruction Service at Sengkang General Hospital who specialises in the management of adult knee and hip joint replacement surgeries using minimally invasive techniques. His speciality also includes complex knee and hip joint surgeries as well as knee joint preservation surgery.

For his dedication to patient service, he has received numerous awards including the You Sparkle – Gold Award in 2018, the Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Silver Service Award in 2019 and You-Sparkle – Star Award in 2020. In addition, Dr Poon is committed to medical education and research in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is actively involved in organizing and teaching Orthopaedic Training Courses both in Singapore and Overseas. Dr Poon holds concurrent appointments of Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU.

Education

  • MD (Taiwan)
  • MSc Orthopaedics (London)
  • FAMS Orthopaedics

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU
  • MBBS and MMed Examiner
  • AMS Staff Registrar Scheme Diploma Programme Director
  • Vice President, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Secretary, Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Honorary Secretary, AMS, College of Surgeons, Chapter of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Faculty member, AOTrauma International
  • Honorary Treasurer, Singapore Orthopaedic Association

Awards

  • 2020 You Sparkle Award – Star Award
  • 2019 Singapore Health Quality Service Award – Silver Award
  • 2018 You Sparkle Award – Gold Award
  • 2017 You Sparkle Award - Silver Award
  • 2015 Best Service Award and Gold Service Award
  • 2014 Best Service Award, Gold Service and Gold Caring Award
  • 2013 Best Service Award and Silver Service Award
  • 2012 Best Service Award
  • 2009 Best Clinical Research Award
  • 2008 Best Clinical Research Award
  • 2002 Best Clinical Service Award
  • 2002 Best Resident Award
  • 1995 Outstanding Intern Award

Research Interests

Publications

  • Ing H Moo, Jerry Y Q Chen, Eric H Pagkaliwaga, See W Tan, Kein B Poon.   Bone wax is effective in reducing blood loss after total knee arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 May, 32 (5): 1483-1487, Impact factor: 3.055
  • Evan Tai Long Tan, Tien Jin Tan, Kein Boon Poon. Entrapment  of  the  deep  peroneal  nerve  and  anterior  tibial  vessels  by  a  spiral tibial  fracture  causing  partial  non-union:  A  case  report. Skeletal Radiology, 2016 Apr 26; 45(4): 551-554, Epub 26 Sep 2015
    Kein Boon Poon, Song-Hsiung Chien, Gau-Tyan Lin and Yin-Chih Fu. Transpositional adipofascial flaps for complicated acute finger injuries. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2006; 22: 114-118.
  • Kein Boon Poon, Song-Hsiung Chien, Kun-Bow Tsai and Gau-Tyan Lin. Massive ectopic calcification of muscles in the lower leg following femoral artery injury---a case report. Acta Orthopaedica. 2005 Oct; 76(5):728-729.
  •  Kein Boon Poon, Song-Hsiung Chien and Gau-Tyan Lin. Hyalinizing spindle cell tumor with giant rosettes of the knee: a case report and a review of the literature. J Orthop Surg Taiwan. 2004; 21:134-138.
  •  Kein Boon Poon, Song-Hsiung Chien, Gau-Tyan Lin and Gwo-Jaw Wang. Impact of National Health Insurance on the survival rate of patients with osteosarcoma in Taiwan: review of 74 patients. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2004; 20: 230-234.
  •  Kein Boon Poon, Gau-Tyan Lin, Song-Hsiung Chien and Yin-Chih Fu. Treatment of mangled finger using transpositional adipofascial flap: a case report. J Orthop Surg Taiwan. 2003; 20: 203-206.

Research Trials