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Dr Bryon Teo

Dr Teo Jun Xiong Bryon

​MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Orth)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Sports Service, Acute Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Kneecap Dislocation, Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Shoulder and Elbow - Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Dislocations/ Labral Injuries, Sports Injuries.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Physician Faculty, Singhealth Postgraduate Year 1 Residency Programme

Profile

​Dr Bryon Teo graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2012 and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons from Edinburgh. His clinical interest is in joint preservation using minimally invasive (MIS) arthroscopic key-hole techniques in reconstruction of ligament/cartilage sporting injuries and joint replacement in degenerative arthritis of the hip, knee and shoulder joints.

Dr Teo has published widely in internationally acclaimed journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Open) and the Bone & Joint Journal. He was part of the bisphosphonate-related atypical fractures group that published practice-changing results and helped guide management for successive patients afflicted with these fractures. A recipient of the global ESCEO-Eli Lilly Scholarship and Singhealth Publish! Award for his work in arthroscopy and arthroplasty, Dr Teo is well-respected as a Khoo Scholar and was a Singapore delegate at the Global Young Scientist Summit in 2021.

A respected member of the Orthopaedic fraternity, Dr Teo was elected as Chairman of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association Trainee Committee and was in the 40th Singapore Orthopaedic Association Ex-Co. Dr Teo strongly believes in giving back to the medical community and developing the next generation of healthcare practitioners. In recognition of his exemplary contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate education, he holds faculty appointments and received several awards from NUS, Duke-NUS and Singhealth.

Education

  • ​Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Ortho), Edinburgh
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), National University of Singapore

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Singapore Delegate, Global Young Scientist Summit 2021
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Singhealth Associate in Education, College of Clinical Medicine
  • Physician Faculty Member for PGY-1, Singhealth
  • Executive and Organizing Committee, Singapore Orthopaedic Association, 2018
  • Chairman, Singapore Orthopaedic Trainees Committee, 2018
  • Member, Singhealth Residents’ Committee, 2018
  • External Affairs Liaison, Singhealth Orthopaedic Residents’ Committee, 2017
  • Wong Hock Boon Society, 2011

Awards

  • ​Singhealth Publish! Award – Gives accolade for my publication in the prestigious JAMA Open Journal
  • Khoo Scholars Program, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Pitch-For-Funds Award, MSK Academic Clinical Programme
  • ESCEO- Eli Lilly Scholarship
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, NUS
  • RISE Singhealth Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Most Outstanding House Officer in Paediatrics
  • NUS Outstanding Student Leader
  • NUS Achievement Award: Outstanding Achievements in Community Projects
  • NUS Achievement Award: Distinguished Leadership

Research Interests

  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Guidance Surgery
  • Biomechanical Implant Design

Publications

  1. Teo, B. J. X., Yew, A., Tan, M. W. P., Chou, S. M., & Lie, D. T. T. (2022). The double-lasso loop technique of Biceps tenodesis has lower displacement after cyclic loading, compared to interference screw fixation: Biomechanical analysis in an ovine model. Shoulder & Elbow, 17585732221095766.
  2. Teo, B. J. X., Gatot, C., Cheng, D. Z., & Koo, K. (2021). Location of Talar Osteochondral Defects in Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability in an Asian Population. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 60(4), 689-691.
  3. Teo, B. J. X., Koh, J. S. B., Jiang, L., Allen, J. C., Yeo, S. J., & Howe, T. S. (2019). Association of the 36-Item short form health survey physical component summary score with patient satisfaction and improvement 2 years after total knee arthroplasty. JAMA Network Open, 2(2), e190062-e190062.
  4. Teo, B. J. X., Woo, Y. L., Phua, J. K. S., Chong, H. C., Yeo, W., & Tan, A. H. C. (2020). Laminar flow does not affect risk of prosthetic joint infection after primary total knee replacement in Asian patients. Journal of Hospital Infection, 104(3), 305-308.
  5. Thever, Y., Teo, B. J. X., & Tan, H. C. A. (2020). Predictive value of common serum glycaemic markers on periprosthetic joint infection following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A review of the literature. Journal of Orthopaedics, 22, 278-281.
  6. Teo, B. J. X., Chong, H. C., Yeo, W., & Tan, A. H. (2018). The impact of diabetes on patient outcomes after total knee arthroplasty in an Asian population. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 33(10), 3186-3189.
  7. Teo, B. J. X., Yeo, W., Chong, H. C., & Tan, A. H. C. (2018). Surgical site infection after primary total knee arthroplasty is associated with a longer duration of surgery. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 26(2), 2309499018785647.
  8. Teo, B. J. X., Koh, J. S. B., Goh, S. K., Png, M. A., Chua, D. T. C., & Howe, T. S. (2014). Post-operative outcomes of atypical femoral subtrochanteric fracture in patients on bisphosphonate therapy. The bone & joint journal, 96(5), 658-664.
  9. Teo, B. J. X., Buhary, K., Tai, B. C., & Hui, J. H. (2013). Cell-based therapy improves function in adolescents and young adults with patellar osteochondritis dissecans. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, 471(4), 1152-1158.
  10. See, A., Teo, B. J. X., Kwan, R., Lim, R., Lee, J., Tang, M. B., & Verkooijen, H. M. (2011). Use of complementary and alternative medicine among dermatology outpatients in Singapore. Australasian journal of dermatology, 52(1), 7-13.

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