Stephen Charn Beng Teoh

Eagle Eye Centre, Singapore


Stephen Charn Beng Teoh completed his ophthalmology training with an M.S. degree in ophthalmology (2003) and obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd), Edinburgh, UK, and Academy of Medicine (FAMS) in 2005. Moreover, Dr. Teoh undertook subspecialty training in ocular immunology and inflammation under the HMDP Fellowship at the Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK, with Professor Andrew Dick in 2006. He, furthermore, underwent a further clinical observership in ocular inflammation at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, USA, in January 2007. Dr. Teoh is currently the Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Eagle Eye Centre, Singapore, a Senior Consultant and Head of Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis Service at the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Novena, Singapore, and a Senior Clinical Lecturer for the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, Singapore. He was a Clinical Faculty Member at the University of Manchester, Singapore Polytechnic Optometry Degree Programme, and was the immediate Past-Head of Research at the NHG Eye Institute. Teoh runs uveitis clinics at both Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Yishun, Singapore, as well as at the Singapore Communicable Disease Centre (CDC), Singapore. He was also involved in the Harvard Medical School AIDS Initiative in Vietnam (HAIVN) CMV Retinitis Project between May 2009 and 2012. Dr. Teoh has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a section editor for BMC Ophthalmology Journal and a Reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals. He, in addition, 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. Furthermore, he sits on various research committees in NHG as well as the Research Ethics Committee of the NHG Domain Specific Review Board.

Biography Updated on 2 December 2014

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