Ms Isabel Teo

Qualifications

MBChB FRCS(Plast) Dip Hand Surg

GMC number: 6151211

Practising since: 2007

Specialties

Plastic Surgery

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  • Thursday- ad hoc
  • Tuesdays 1st/3rd/5th
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About

Ms Isabel Teo is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at The Manor Hospital, Oxford and at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Her skillsets include breast reconstruction, aesthetic surgery, hand surgery and skin cancer surgery. Ms Teo graduated from the University of Edinburgh with final year distinctions and completed her higher surgical training in Scotland. She undertook a Masters in Surgical Sciences with the University of Edinburgh, obtaining her post graduate degree with Distinctions. She successfully completed three prestigious subspeciality fellowships- a Cosmetic TIG fellowship in Guildford, a Hand TIG Fellowship in Oxford, and a breast microsurgical fellowship in Chelmsford, UK. Ms Teo is a compassionate surgeon who prides herself in placing her patients’ wellbeing above everything else. She believes that each patient’s journey is unique, and her approach is rooted in empathy and meticulous attention to their individual needs. Ms Teo’s private practice include body contouring surgery with liposuction and lipofilling, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), cosmetic breast surgery (augmentation, lifts, reduction), lumps and bumps (skin tags, fatty lumps, scar revision), labia reduction, prominent ear correction, injections for facial rejuvenation, hand surgery and skin cancer excision.

Special interests

Ms Teo has been very active in research and academia. She has authored more than 20 publications in peer reviewed journals, and delivered 47 national and international presentations. She was the Associate Principal Investigator for the Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) NEON at Oxford in 2021 (analysing outcomes of finger digital nerve injuries), and is currently the Principal Investigator for the RCT Flare in Oxford (analysing tendon injuries in the finger).

Treatments and tests offered by Ms Isabel Teo at Nuffield Health

  • Body contouring
  • Hand surgery

Locations Ms Isabel Teo works with

Related experience

Research

1. Lam W, Trew C, Wong L, Gall C, Duncan O, Teo I. Developing a parental-friendly scoring system for children with congenital hand differences. J Hand Surg AP. 2021;26(1):24-30. Developing a Parental-Friendly Scoring System for Children with Congenital Hand Differences - PubMed (nih.gov)

2. Teo I, Riley N. Thumb carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis- is there a role for denervation? A systematic review. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2020 Jul;73(7):1208-1220. Thumb carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis: Is there a role for denervation? A systematic review - PubMed (nih.gov)

3. Teo I, Duck E, McNab I. Complex thumb metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation caused by ulnar collateral ligament entrapment in a 6-year-old. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Dec 44(10):1092-1094 Complex thumb metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation caused by ulnar collateral ligament entrapment in a 6-year-old - PubMed (nih.gov)

4. McAllister P, Teo I, Chin K, Makubate B, Alexander Munnoch D. Bilateral breast reconstruction with abdominal free flaps: a single centre, single surgeon retrospective review of 55 consecutive patients. Plast Surg Int. 2016:6085624. Epub 2016 Jul18. Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Abdominal Free Flaps: A Single Centre, Single Surgeon Retrospective Review of 55 Consecutive Patients - PMC (nih.gov)

5. Teo I, Thompson J, Neo YN, Lundie S, Munnoch DA. Lower limb dominance and volume in healthy individuals. Lymphology. 2017; 50(4):197-202. Lower limb dominance and volume in healthy individuals - PubMed (nih.gov)

6. Teo I, Coulborn A, Munnoch DA. Use of the HIVAMAT with manual lymphatic drainage in the management of lower limb lymphoedema and lipodedema. Journal of Lymphoedema. 2016; 11(1): 49-53 09888380619e160ffcb84c711f3372df.pdf (woundsinternational.com)

7. Teo I, Azmy I. Cost-effectiveness of one-stage versus two-stage breast reconstruction in the United Kingdom. Plastic Aesthet Res. 2015 Nov;2(6):320-325 OAE Publishing Inc. - Gold Open Access Journal Publisher

8. Teo I, Song CT. Assessing the risks associated with antidepressant use in plastic surgery: a systematic review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov;136(5):1107-19. Assessing the Risks Associated with Antidepressant Use in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review - PubMed (nih.gov)

9. Teo I, Munnoch DA. Referral patterns to a surgical lymphoedema service: 10 years of experience. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015;68(10):1395-401. Referral patterns to a surgical lymphoedema service: 10 years of experience - PubMed (nih.gov)

10. Song CT, Teo I, Song C. Systematic review of seat-belt trauma to the female breast: a new diagnosis and management classification. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Mar;68(3):382-9. 15 Systematic review of seat-belt trauma to the female breast: a new diagnosis and management classification - PubMed (nih.gov)

11. Teo I, Azmy I. Explantation of one-stage permanent expanders compromises cost effectiveness. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Jan;67(1):128-30 Explantation of one-stage permanent expanders compromises cost effectiveness - PubMed (nih.gov)

12. Teo I, Dujon D, Azmy I. Seat belt injury causing bisection of the breast: a case report. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Jul;67(7):1008-9. Seat belt injury causing bisection of the breast: A case report - PubMed (nih.gov)

13. Teo I, Lam W, Muthayya P, Steele K, Alexander S, Miller G. Patients’ perspective of wide-awake hand surgery- 100 consecutive cases. J Hand Surg Eur. 2013 Nov;38(9):992-9. Patients' perspective of wide-awake hand surgery--100 consecutive cases - PubMed (nih.gov)

14. Teo I, Azmy I. Outcome of single-stage breast reconstruction using the Natrelle 150 Expander Implant. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;73(5):498-502 Outcome of single-stage breast reconstruction using the Natrelle 150 expander implant - PubMed (nih.gov)

15. Teo I, Cairns S, Stephenson AJ. Reverse Tissue Expansion. Annals Royal College of Surgeons. 2014;96(3):239. Reverse tissue expansion | The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England (rcseng.ac.uk)

16. Teo I. The assault on the Liverpool care pathway. How do we know when a patient is dying? Student BMJ 2013;21 p6.

17. Andrews J, Teo I. Multiple enlarging nodules on the lower limb. British Medical Journal. 2012 Nov 15;345:e7409. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e7409.

18. Teo I, Dupleiss N. Technical tips for liposculpture. Journal of Wound Care. Oct 2012.

19. Teo I, Wild J, Ray S, Chadwick D. A rare case of cholecystitis caused by Rauoltella Planticola. Case Rep Med. 2012;601641. Doi:10.1155/2012/601641 A Rare Case of Cholecystitis Caused by Raoultella planticola - PMC (nih.gov)

20. Teo I, Lam W, Bell D. Tips for using Tissue Glue. J Wound Care. May 2012; 21(5):234-5.

21. Alexander S, Lam W, Teo I, Miller G. Fracture Fixation Through Flaps. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2012; 65, e166. Fracture fixation through flaps - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (jprasurg.com)

22. Teo I, Rao K, Lam W, Caulfield R. Chemistry experiments with elemental metals - fuel for the minds, formula for disaster? Burns. 2012; 38 p614-618. Chemistry experiments with elemental metals -- fuel for the minds, formula for disaster? - PubMed (nih.gov)

23. Teo I, Wild J, Goodfellow P. Giant peri-anal swelling. British Journal of Surgery. June 2011;98(6) p824.

24. Teo I, Navin C, Kolar K. Giant fibro-epithelial polyp of the breast. British Journal of Surgery. May 2011;98(5) p709.

25. Teo I, Ho G. Intussusception following colonoscopy. British Medical Journal. 2009;338(7697)p780

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Other posts held

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust John Radcliffe Hospitals OX3 9DU

Insurers Ms Isabel Teo works with

Ms Isabel Teo works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

Ms Isabel Teo does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Ms Isabel Teo does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Ms Isabel Teo does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.