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Dr Teo Lynette

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Designations:
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency ACGME-I Program, National University Hospital (NUH)
  • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Qualifications:
MBChB (UK), FRCR (UK), MMed (Diag Radiol, NUS), FAMS, EBCR (European Board of Cardiac Radiology)
Specialties:
Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology
Sub-specialties:
Body Imaging
Special Interests:
Advanced cardiovascular imaging , Interstitial lung diseaseCardiothoraic Imaging

Biosketch

Dr Lynette Teo is a Senior Consultant at Department of Diagnostic Imaging, NUH and NCIS. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom and her postgraduate degree from the Royal College of Radiologists, UK. Dr Teo received the Human Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) fellowship, Ministry of Health Singapore in 2006 to subspecialise in cardiothoracic imaging at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, United Kingdom. She has also been awarded the team HMDP in 2011 for a one week stint at the Royal Brompton Hospital for further training in MR myocardial perfusion. She has a special interest in congenital heart disease, interstitial lung disease and colorectal imaging. Her research interests include cardiovascular magnetic resonance in congenital heart disease and colorectal imaging. She is also involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education and sits on several committees in the Radiology fraternity.

Awards

NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Young Achiever Award 2013
Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) FY 2011 for magnetic resonance stress myocardial perfusion imaging at Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, United Kingdom (UK)
NUH Way Quest Merit Award in FY2009
NUH Way Team Merit Award in FY2008 Q2 for improving patient satisfaction by reducing waiting time for CT patients that require oral contrast drinking
Recognition Award by Singapore Medical Journal in 2008 and 2012 for reviewing with distinction
Clinician Scientist Unit (NUH) Merit Award in 2007 for comparing accuracy of preoperative rectal cancer staging between magnetic resonance imaging and multislice CT scanning in predicting curative resection
HMDP Fellowship (Oct 2006 to Jun 2007) for cardiothoracic imaging with the CMR unit and Department of Radiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

Journals & Publications

  • Member, General Medical Council
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association
  • Member, Singapore Radiological Society
  • Fellow, Royal College of Radiologists
  • EXCO Member, Chapter of Radiologists, College of Radiology, Singapore
  • EXCO Member, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Member, British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Member, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Member, European Society of Cardiac Radiology

Professional Memberships

Member, General Medical Council
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Member, Singapore Radiological Society
Fellow, Royal College of Radiologists
EXCO Member, Chapter of Radiologists, College of Radiology, Singapore
EXCO Member, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
Member, British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Member, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Member, European Society of Cardiac Radiology