• Mount Elizabeth

Dr Teo Ching Ching Melissa

Dr Teo Ching Ching Melissa
Dr Teo Ching Ching Melissa
  • Melissa Teo Surgery

    Alamat

    38 Irrawaddy Road #08-40
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Faks
    6262 4302
  • Spesialisasi

    • Bedah Umum
  • Kualifikasi

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Master of Medicine (Surgery)
    • Master of Public Health, John Hopkins University, USA
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Bahasa yang Digunakan

    • Inggris
    • Mandarin
    • Teochew

Latar belakang

  • Dr Melissa Teo is a general surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
  • Her clinical interests include surgical oncology, gastric surgery, colorectal surgery, and the pelvic peritoneum.
  • She is experienced in the management of stomach and colorectal cancers, sarcoma, melanoma and peritoneal disease.
  • She pursued further training in complex abdominal and pelvic surgery, and completed two fellowships in surgical oncology and colorectal surgery at the University of Toronto in 2009.
  • Dr Teo is the head of the division of surgical oncology, and a visiting consultant at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), the country’s specialty centre for the diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer.
  • At NCCS, she also co-chairs the paediatrics/sarcoma/melanoma workgroup and is a member of the gastrointestinal tract workgroup for NCCS Cancer Service Line. She is the vice-chair for faculty affairs and professional development in ACP surgery. She is also the chairperson for the new NCCS Building committee and director of strategic initiatives of ACP oncology.
  • She is an adjunct professor at the DUKE-NUS Medical School, and adjunct assistant professor at NUS’ Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
  • She is a strong advocate for improving cancer care in Singapore, and is a member of the Singapore Society of Oncology. She also sits on the Singapore Cancer Network Sarcoma Guideline Committee, and is a member of the Ministry of Health Technology Advisory Committee.
  • Dr Teo holds many research leadership positions and is the principal investigator of more than 43 institutional review boards. She authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications and 6 book chapters.
  • She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Outstanding Faculty Award – Residency in SingHealth Excels (RiSE) award in 2018 and Outstanding Faculty for Surgery – DukeNUS Medical School in 2016.
  • Her mission as a surgical oncologist is to improve cancer care in Singapore and the region, through increased patient awareness of the disease, and its management, contributing to the setting of guidelines and pushing the frontiers for cancer management in her areas of expertise and education of the next generation of surgical residents, clinical fellows and medical students.