Frederick S. Song, M.D.
- Posted on: Oct 27 2015
Dr. Song graduated cum laude from Colgate University with honors in Molecular Biology. During his undergraduate career, he was a four year starter on the varsity soccer team. As a senior, he served as team captain and was the Patriot League Player of the Year. After graduating from Colgate, he received his Doctorate of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during his fourth year. Dr. Song completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a resident, he served as an assistant team physician for the LaSalle University basketball and football teams.
Following residency, Dr. Song completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in Greenville, South Carolina. Under the guidance of Dr. Richard Hawkins, he received specialized training in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, as well as complex knee and shoulder reconstruction. During his fellowship, Dr. Song served as an assistant team physician for the Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball team and the Boston Red Sox affiliate Greenville Drive baseball team. He is currently the team orthopaedic surgeon for the Peddie School and Ewing High School and serves as a consultant for numerous other high schools and colleges in the area.
Dr. Song has authored several peer review journal articles and text book chapters on a variety of orthopaedic topics. He recently completed a chapter on massive rotator cuff repairs published in the Instructional Course Lecture series by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Other recent publications include a chapter on subscapularis repairs in DeLee and Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and a chapter covering shoulder replacement surgery in the textbook, Orthopaedic Care of the Mature Athlete.
Dr. Song currently serves as an associate instructor for the Arthoscopy Association of North America, instructing other surgeons on techniques in shoulder arthroscopy.
His orthopaedic interests include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, as well as knee and shoulder reconstruction.
“I went to see Dr. Song because of his excellent reputation. He was highly recommended by my trainer and other physicians. I was really impressed with his manner. He took the time and thoroughly explained what was wrong and exactly what he could do for me and then gave me the space to think about…” read more