Dr Stephen Teoh

Ophthalmologist / Eye Surgeon
19 years of experience

Specialty

OphthalmologyCataract SurgeryUveitisOcular Immunology & Inflammatory ServicesLASIK, Presbyopia Treatment Refractive Surgery

Qualifications

MBBS (SG), MMed (Ophth) (SG), FRC (Ed) (UK), FAMS

What I do

Dr Stephen Teoh provides clinical services such as:
- Retina surgery
- Retinal detachment repair
- Macular hole surgery
- Diabetic vitrectomy
See more [ + ]- Diagnostic vitrectomy
- Treatment of Medical Vitreoretinal diseases: Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases
- Diagnosis and management of Uveitis and ocular inflammatory diseases

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Clinic Locations

Eagle Eye Centre 
Mt Alvernia Medical Centre
Block B #02-11/17
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Eagle Eye Centre 
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #08-02
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Eagle Eye Centre
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #08-22/23/24
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Eagle Eye Centre (Parkway East)
Parkway East Medical Centre #05-03
319 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427989

Professional Statement

Dr Teoh graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and completed his Ophthalmology training with a Masters in Ophthalmology (2003) and obtained his Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd) and Academy of Medicine (FAMS) in 2005. He undertook dual subspecialty training in both vitreoretina (surgical and medical) and uveitis, ocular immunology and inflammation at the Bristol Eye Hospital, UK in 2006. He also underwent an observership in HIV-related ocular inflammation at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, USA in 2007.

He is also well-versed in Comprehensive Ophthalmology including complex cataract surgeries, refractive ... See more [ + ]surgery with wavefront, toric and multifocal IOLs, and pterygium excision with conjunctival graft (fibrin glue). He still runs uveitis and vitreoretinal clinics at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat and the Communicable Disease Centre. Dr Teoh was also an Ophthalmic Advisor to the Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam (HAIVN) CMV Retinitis Project since 2009-2012.

Dr Teoh is currently a Senior Consultant, the Head of Uveitis service and immediate past Head of Research and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He has been invited to present at numerous local and international conferences, and has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His main foci of research include HIV Ophthalmology and infectious uveitides. He holds several national and local grants of over $1.5m and is involved in several pharmaceutical trials and collaborative clinical research with A*Star, SERI, NTU and other restructured hospitals in Singapore.

He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS and was a Clinical Faculty at the University of Manchester–Singapore Polytechnic Optometry Degree Programme. He gives regular educational lectures at public symposia, Nanyang Polytechnic and at the Ophthalmology National Continuing Medical Education lectures to residents and peers.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

2013 ARVO Travel Grant for research Paper
2006 HMDP Scholarship to pursue a fellowship at the Bristol Eye Hospital, UK with Professor Andrew Dick.
1997 Tan Lark Sye Scholarship
1997 Gold Medal and Book Prize in Opthalmology
1996 Dean’s List Faculty of Medical, NUS
Recipient of NHG Eye Institute Research Prizes for Best Paper/ Letter to Editor/Original Paper/Case series

Dr Teoh has authored and co-authored over 50 papers which were published in peer-reviewed journals. He has also presented at numerous local and international conferences.  He holds several national and local grants of over $1.5m and is involved in several pharmaceutical trials and collaborative clinical research with A*Star, SERI and other restructured hospitals in Singapore.

See more [ + ]Dr Teoh often conducts educational lectures at public symposia and to nursing staff at the Nanyang Polytechnic.  He also gives Ophthalmology National Continuing Medical Education lectures to residents, trainees and peers.
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Professional Positions and Memberships

Director of Vitreo-Retina Surgery, Eagle Eye Centre
Former Senior Consultant and Head of Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis Service, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Former Head of Research, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
See more [ + ]Visiting Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Ophthalmic Advisor and Teacher, Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam (HAIVN) CMV Retinitis Project, since May 2009
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Clinical Faculty, University of Manchester-Singapore Polytechnic Optometry Degree Programme
Member, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Member, Association for Research and Vision Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Member, European Society of Retinal Specialists (EURETINA)
Member, American Society of Retinal Surgeons (ASRS)
Section Editor, BMC Ophthalmology journal
Reviewer, Numerous peer-reviewed journals
Member, Several Research Committees in NHG
Member, Research Ethics Committee, NHG Domain Specific Review Board

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ] Parkway East Hospital

 

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Insurances Accepted

Health Articles by Dr Stephen Teoh

All about Cataract

What is a cataract? What causes cataract? Cataract is the clouding of the natural lens in the eye. It...