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Dr Teng Gim Gee

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Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
Senior Consultant, Alexandra Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Sub Specialty:
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Special Interest:

​Epidemiology and outcomes of gout 

Systemic sclerosis and inflammatory arthritis

National University Hospital
National University Health System
Alexandra Hospital
Dr Teng Gim Gee is Head and Senior Consultant at the Division of Rheumatology at the NUH. She also serves as the Chief of Medical Services, as well as the Head of the Chronic Programme, at Alexandra Hospital.
Dr Teng graduated from the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 1997. She underwent internal medicine residency at the Austin Medical Education Programs in Austin, Texas where she served as the chief medical resident. She pursued rheumatology fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), United States and was a research fellow at the Deep South Musculoskeletal (DSM) Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) at UAB. Dr Teng was involved in the development of American College of Rheumatology guidelines of use of non-biologic and biologic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and was awarded the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award in 2007. Dr Teng is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine (2003) and rheumatology (2006). She returned home to Singapore and she has been practicing medicine in the National University Hospital since 2007. As a senior clinician, she has broad interests and expertise in clinical rheumatology.

Dr Teng is highly committed to postgraduate medical education and was awarded the Best Mentor Award (2011), Best Clinical Supervisor (2011-12) and Passionate Teacher Award (2013-14) for her dedication as a teaching faculty. She is the program director of the NUHS Rheumatology Senior Residency since April 2012. She completed her Masters of Clinical Investigation at National University of Singapore in 2012. Her research interests include epidemiology and outcomes of gout, systemic sclerosis and inflammatory arthritis. She is leading ongoing clinical trial on biologic use in gout and has collaboration with basic scientist to explore the role of NLRP3 inflammasome in gout.

Awards and Honours

American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award (2007)

Best Mentor Award (2011)

Best Clinical Supervisor (2011-12)

Passionate Teacher Award (2013-14)

Research and Publications


Appt Tel:
+65 6734 1641