Speciality

Sports Medicine

Gender

Female

Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore),
MSS (SpMed) (Hons),
GDAcu,
GCertSpNutr,
GDBA

Profile
Dr Teoh Chin Sim is Senior Consultant and Clinical Director of the Sports Medicine Centre at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. She obtained her Master of Sports Science (USA) in 1994, becoming Singapore’s first female sports physician. A qualified acupuncturist, her interests include chronic pain and sports nutrition. Her passion lies in helping people of all ages and abilities keep active throughout their lives.

For more than 2 decades, Dr Teoh has been attending physician to Singapore’s elite athletes at ASEAN Schools, ASEAN Para, South East Asian, Asian, Commonwealth and Paralympic Games, her most recent being Chief Medical Officer for the 2018 Asian Games contingent.

She is a Past President of the Sports Medicine Association (Singapore), member of the Executive Committee of the Singapore Disability Sports Council and Medical Commission of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and Chairman of the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Committee of Anti-Doping Singapore. Internationally, Dr Teoh serves on the Anti-Doping Committee of the International Paralympic Committee and served at the Rio Summer and Pyeongchang Winter Paralympic Games.

Dr Teoh scuba dives for leisure and keeps fit by jogging, swimming and hiking. She founded and volunteers in PlayBuddy, a sports playgroup for children of varying abilities.

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