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Dr Desmond Teo Boon Seng

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Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital
Sub Specialty:
Advanced Internal Medicine
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Severe Sepsis
Special Interest:

​General Medicine; Integrated, multi-disciplinary and inter-professional care; High value, cost-conscious care; Medical education

National University Hospital
National University Health System
Alexandra Hospital
Dr Desmond Teo graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and completed his residency training in Advanced Internal Medicine at National University Hospital (NUH), a member of the National University Health System (NUHS). His areas of clinical and research interests include integrated and high value care, quality improvement and medical education. 

Dr Teo is also highly committed and actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and is a core faculty of the NUHS Residency Program for Internal Medicine and Advanced Internal Medicine.

Awards and Honours


  • First place award for Geriatrics Syndrome, “Can We Change the Natural History and Move Care Upstream for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury?” at Resident Poster Session Awards, 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, American Geriatrics Society
  • Outstanding award, “Improve Referral Process from NUH to Integrated Long Term Care” at NUH Quality Improvement Projects
  • Junior Doctor Teaching Award, NUS, Academic Year 2013/2014

Research and Publications


Appt Tel:
+65 6734 1641