Born in Singapore, Dr Nicholas Teo moved to Queensland to study medicine at the University of Queensland and fell in love with sunny Queensland where he has lived, trained and worked for the past 10 years. Dr Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Queensland in 2015.
Dr Teo has worked at the Gold Coast University Hospital, the Toowoomba Base Hospital and at the St Andrews Hospital in Toowoomba. He gained solid experience with acute medicine and cardiac emergency units, aiding the development of the Rapid Access Heart Centre at St. Andrews Hospital, and also spent time as a GP.
His time treating emergency cardiac issues led to an interest in studying an ultrasound course and becoming a member of the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.
In his experience, Dr Teo saw firsthand how severe the impact of painful, swollen legs could be. He witnessed the transformative potential modern Phlebology treatments could have in combining ultrasound skills with the cutting-edge treatment of chronic venous disease and leg ulcer, which led his to study with the Australasian College of Phlebology.
Dr Teo has expertise in vein treatments and has completed his formal Lipoedema training with Dr Lekich under the Lipoedema Surgical Solution protocol.
Outside of medicine, Dr Teo has lived and studied in Singapore, in the USA and in Canada. He enjoys swimming, snowboarding, and spending time on the beach with his family.