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Dr Sharon Teo

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Designations:
  • Consultant, Division of Paediatric Nephrology, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute
Qualifications:
MBBS (Australia), BMedSci, FRACP (Gen Paeds), FRACP (Nephrology) (Australia)
Specialties:
Paediatrics
Sub-specialties:
Paediatric Kidney Transplantation Programme, Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis & Renal Transplantation (Kidney, Bladder & Urine Conditions)
Special Interests:
​Paediatric dialysis and its complications, Medication adherence, Chronic Kidney Disease and its impact

Biosketch

Dr Sharon Teo is an accredited paediatric nephrologist and general paediatrician. She completed her undergraduate studies in Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSci) and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in the University of Melbourne, Australia. She obtained her postgraduate qualifications from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), having completed her specialist training in both general paediatrics and nephrology at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital Australia. 
 
She is currently a Consultant in the Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation of the Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital. Her clinical scope involves looking after children with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome and chronic kidney diseases including end stage kidney diseases. Her particular field of interest is paediatric dialysis including critical care dialysis, transplantation and working with adolescents with chronic kidney diseases. Her research interests are in quality improvement, including medication adherence, ethics and psychosocial impact of chronic kidney diseases.  

Journals & Publications

Selected Publications:

  1. Greed L, Willis F, Johnstone L, Teo S, Belostotsky R, Frishberg Y, Pitt J. Metabolite diagnosis of primary hyperoxaluria type 3. Pediatr Nephrol 2018 Aug; 33 (8): 1443 – 1446
  2. Teo S, LePage A, Kitching AR, Johnstone L. Chyluria: When is proteinuria 'not proteinuria'? J Paediatr Child Health 2017 Oct; 53 (10): 1015 – 1017
  3. Teo S, Cheek J, Craig S. Improving Clean Catch Contamination Rates: A Prospective Interventional Cohort Study. Emerg Med Australas 2016 Dec; 28 (6): 698 - 703 
  4. Teo S, Steer A, Walker A. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis as a presenting feature of nephrotic syndrome. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Dec; Vol 49 (12) pp 1069-71
  5. Hardikar W, Poddar U, Chamberlain J, Teo S, Bhat R, Jones R, Ignjatovic V, Campbell J, Newall F, Monagle P. Evaluation of a post-operative thrombin inhibitor replacement protocol to reduce haemorrhagic and thrombotic complications after paediatric liver transplantation. Thrombosis Research 2010 Sept; Vol 126 (3) pp191-194


Professional Memberships

  • Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
  • Australia and New Zealand Paediatric Nephrology Association (ANZPNA)
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)
  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)


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