Dr Lynette Teo

Senior Consultant
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital (NUH)


Program Director
Diagnostic Radiology Residency ACGME-I Program, National University Hospital (NUH)


Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore (NUS)


Dr Lynette Teo is a Senior Consultant radiologist at NCIS and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, NUH. 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. 


Education and Fellowships

MBChB (UK), FRCR (UK), MMed (Diag Radiol, NUS), FAMS, EBCR (European Board of Cardiac Radiology)


Specialty Interests

  • Advanced cardiovascular imaging
  • Interstitial lung disease


Awards and Honours

  • 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


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



Updated as of 23 June 2017