Dr Teoh Kum Faut is our resident Consultant Gastroenterologist. He is accredited by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia and Singapore in the subspeciality practice of Gastroenterology.
Dr Teoh attained his medical degree MD (UKM) from the National University of Malaysia in 1996. He went on to complete his post graduate training in internal medicine and obtained the membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, MRCP (UK) in 2002. From 2003 to 2006, he did his Advanced Specialty Training in Gastroenterology at the National University Hospital (NUH) of Singapore and is board certified by the Specialists Accreditation Board of Singapore. These valuable experiences have afforded him the opportunity to be trained in the management of a wide variety of common and complicated gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He is competent in diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy ie gastroscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
Dr Teoh had presented several abstracts at international conferences and had published 4 scientific papers in international journals. He had also participated as co-investigator in more than 29 clinical researches in gastroenterology and hepatology. He was also actively involved in clinical teaching of undergraduate medical students from Penang Medical College and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
In 2001, he was given an Excellent Service Award by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia. In 2003, he was conferred the PKT (Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji) state award by the Yang Di Pertua Negeri of Penang for his contributions during the SARS epidemic.
Dr. Teoh is a fellow of the academy of medicine of Singapore and a member of the academy of medicine of Malaysia. He is also a life member of Malaysian Medical Association, Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Penang Medical Practitioners' Society.
He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien and Cantonese.