Adj A/Prof Teo Li-Tserng
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
Medical Director, Central Region Trauma Service (CRTS)
Chair, Central Region (Singapore) Trauma Committee
Director (Trauma), Head of Service (Trauma Surgery), Senior Consultant, TTSH
MBBS (S'pore), M.Med (Surg), FRCS (Edin),
Trauma and Acute Care Surgery,
Adj A/Prof Teo is a Senior Consultant
Surgeon and Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. His clinical interests
include trauma/acute care surgery and colorectal surgery.
He is the Director of the Trauma Service and Trauma Training Centre of Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
His roles include co-ordinating multi-disciplinary trauma care, post-graduate
medical education in trauma/acute care and trauma policy/audit.
In June 2019, he was
appointed Medical Director, Central Region Trauma Services. This gave him the
opportunity to lead and collaborate with pre-hospital services and 5 hospitals
to manage a co-ordinated regional trauma system in the central part of
Singapore. Providing co-ordinated and collaborative trauma care for 2.8 million
residents. He is also the current Chair of the Central Region (SIngapore) Trauma Committee.
He did his Trauma Fellowship
in McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada, sharing expertise and
knowledge on trauma care and acute care surgery. He was also involved in
trauma audits, trauma regional systems and trauma outreach programs in Quebec
In the 2006 Central Java
Earthquake, he led a combined military and civilian surgical team to aid in the
disaster. This highlights his continued interest and active involvement in
managing mass casualties and humanitarian disasters in Singapore and the region.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Tan Tock Seng
Hospital (TTSH) is the flagship hospital of the National Healthcare Group and
part of Singapore’s Public Healthcare System. As a pioneering hospital with
strong roots in the community for over 176 years, TTSH is recognised as the
People’s Hospital, serving a resident population of 1.4 Million living in
Together, with 70
community partners and 80 community health posts, it brings care beyond the
hospital into the community as an integrated care organisation – Central
As one of the largest
multi-disciplinary hospitals in Singapore, TTSH operates more than 1700 beds
with centres of excellence including the National Centre for Infectious
Diseases (NCID), Institute for Geriatrics & Active Ageing (IGA), NHG Eye
Institute (NHGEI), TTSH Rehabilitation Centre, and Ang Mo Kio Specialist Centre
Integrated Care Hub will be ready in 2023 to provide for subacute care and
rehabilitation. As a healthcare leader in population health, systems
innovation, health technologies and workforce transformation, TTSH hosts
Singapore’s largest purpose-built innovation centre for healthcare - the Ng
Teng Fong Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) and its Co-Learning Network of
37 local and international partners.
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