Dr Rachael Teo is a Ministry of Health accredited Dermatologist with more than 16 years of clinical experience in both public and private practice. She has been practicing Dermatology since 2004.
After graduation from the National University of Singapore in 2000, she obtained her Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and was elected a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2004. Dr Teo completed her Advanced Specialist Training in Dermatology at Changi General Hospital (CGH) and National Skin Centre in 2009. In 2012, Dr Teo completed her fellowship in Immunodermatology at the prestigious Indiana University School of Medicine, USA.
At The Dermatology Practice @ Gleneagles, Dr Teo aims to provide excellent, evidence-based care for her patients. Her clinical expertise includes general dermatology like mole and skin cancer screening, assessment of skin allergies, acne, pigmentary disorders, psoriasis, urticaria and hair loss, as well as evaluation and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. She has a special interest in managing patients with pemphigoid, pemphigus, cutaneous vasculitis and connective tissue disorders affecting the skin such as cutaneous lupus erythematosus. She performs skin surgery for mole removal and other benign skin lesions. She is proficient in the use laser surgery for facial rejuvenation and to treat a variety of conditions such as acne scars, pigmentation and tattoo removal.
Dr Teo remains active academically in the local Dermatology community. She is a frequently invited speaker at public educational forums and has published many research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has served 2 terms on the Executive Committee of The Dermatological Society of Singapore and also in organizing committees of local Dermatology meetings. Presently, she is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Chapter of Dermatologists) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatologists.