Dato Dr. Colin Lee Soon Soo

Dato Dr. Colin Lee Soon Soo

Special Interests

Genetic testing of embryos, IVF, therapeutic laparoscopy

Experience (in years)

40 years

Languages spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, Teochew  

Education/Qualifications

  • 1982: MBBS – The University of New South Wales, Australia
  • 1991: Master of Medicine (MMed Obs & Gyne) – National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 1991: Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG)
  • Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
  

Work History

  • 1983-1984: Houseman, Westwood Hospital, Sydney Australia
  • 1984-1985: Obs & Gyne Medical Officer, General Hospital, Johor Bahru
  • 1985-1986: Anaesthetic Medical Officer, Batu Pahat, Johor,
  • 1986-1987: Medical Officer, Batu Pahat
  • 1987-1988: Registrar, Department of Obs & Gyne, General Hospital Malacca
  • 1988-1991: Resident, Department of Obs & Gyne, National University Hospital Singapore
  • Jan1992-Sep1992: Registrar, Department of Obs & Gyne, National University Hospital Singapore
  • 1993-1994: Visiting Consultant, LPPKN Selangor
  • 1994-2011: Resident Consultant Obs & Gyne Damansara Women’s Specialist Centre, Malaysia
  • 2006-2011: Managing Director, TMC Life Sciences Berhad
  • 2011- Present: Managing Director, Alpha IVF Group
 

Honors & Awards

  • 1 st in the world to show that combining a Day 5 and Day 8 Blastocyst results in very high pregnancy rates.
  • The WORLD’s 1st successful live birth following frozen embryo transfer of a 1PN embryo after PGD-MaCGH analysis.
  • The WORLD’s 1st to demonstrate that embryos derived from conventional IVF has lower aneuploidy rates compared to embryos derived from ICSI.
  • The WORLD’s 1st to demonstrate similar euploidy rates among Day 3 apronuclear (0PN), unipronuclear (1PN) and 2PN embryos using MaCGH analysis.
  • The WORLD’s 1st successful pregnancy and delivery in a patient with Mullerian dysgenesis
  • The WORLD’s 1st successful pregnancy and delivery following PGD-CGH diagnosis of
    chromosome inversion with fresh transfer.
  • The WORLD’s 1st PRP Treatment for Ashermann’s Syndrome with resulting successful pregnancy and delivery. (2010)
  • 1 st in the world to show that an older uterus (about 40 years old) achieves similar pregnancy rates compared to uterus less than 30 years old.
  • The WORLD’s 1st reported delivery following the salvage of a presumably abnormal embryo.
  • The WORLD’s 1st to demonstrate the importance of embryo transfer duration on pregnancy outcome.
  • The WORLD’s 1 st to demonstrate the value of tube rinsing in oocyte recovery procedure.
  • The WORLD’s 1 st to demonstrate that 0PN embryos can be normal & therefore should not be discarded
  • The world’s 1 st public-listed IVF company (2005)

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of International College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Fertility Society (USA)
  • Founder & Ex-President, Malaysian Society of ART (MSART)
  • Founder & former Board Member, Asia-Pacific Initiative on Reproductive Endocrinology (ASPIRE)
 

Treatments offered

  • IVF/ICSI
  • Pre-implantation genetic testing
  • Laparoscopy
  • Egg freezing
  • Recurrent miscarriage

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