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Dr Teoh Yee Leng

Dr Teoh Yee Leng

MBBS, MRCP, FAMS (Dermatology)


Specialty: Dermatology

Sub-specialties: Dermatological surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Eczema, Psoriasis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Dermatology Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Teoh Yee Leng is a consultant with the Department of Dermatology at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She graduated from the King’s College London School of Medicine in 2008, was awarded membership by the Royal College of Physicians in 2012 and completed her dermatology specialty training programme in 2016. Dr Teoh has been awarded the Dermatological Society of Singapore Neutrogena scholarship for her outstanding research in reflectance confocal microscopy and the Silver award by the Eastern Health Alliance Caring Awards in 2014.

She is actively involved in the management of complex dermatology patients, running the psoriasis, immunobullous, eczema clinics and has an interest in dermatologic surgery and skin cancer. Dr Teoh has given various seminars and talks to local general practitioners, practice nurses and allied health staff and has a number of publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals and book chapter in dermatology. She also has been awarded the University of London Shields Award by the University of London Student Union in 2004 for her contribution to charitable and community services.


  • MBBS (London)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • FAMS (UK)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor - Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Year 3 medical students, 2015 to 2016
  • Junior Doctors Committee member - Changi General Hospital, 2013 to 2014
  • Junior Doctors Committee member - Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2011


  • Dermatological Society of Singapore-Neutrogena Scholarship, 2016
  • Eastern Health Alliance Caring Awards (Silver Award), 2014
  • Distinction in Special Study Modules and Basic Medical Sciences from the University of London, 2008
  • University of London Shields Award, University of London Student Union, 2004

Research Interests


Teoh YL, S Vohra, Tay YK. Fever and indurated subcutaneous plaques. JAAD Case Reports. In Press.

Teoh YL, Tee SI, Tan AW. Hemorrhagic lip and oral mucosal blisters. J Am Acad Dermatol 2017;76:e113-4.

Teoh YL, Teo RYL, Yeo BKW, Lim KH, Koh MJA. Elderly Hospitalised Patients – The Impact of Itch and its Prevalence. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2016; 45(4): 134-7.

Teoh YL, Tay YK. Generalized pustular psoriasis with a novel mutation of interleukin-36 receptor antagonist, responding to methotrexate. JAAD Case Rep. 2015; 5;1(2): 51-3.

Teoh YL, YK Tay. Seborrheic Dermatitis in Children (Chapter). Silverberg, Duran-McKinster, Tay (Eds). In Pediatric Skin of Color. 2014. Springer, New York

Teoh YL, YK Tay. The Spoils of War: An Imported case of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 2014; 5:3.

Teoh YL, Koh MJA, Liu TT. Daptomycin-Induced Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis (AGEP). Ann Dermatol. 2011; 23(Suppl 3): S288–S289.

Teoh YL, Liu TT. Nipple Pain Caused by Seam Sores. NZ J Sports Med. 2010; 37 (2):44-5.

Rajani R, Mirza F, Teoh YL, Gandhi S. Entrapment thrombus within a foramen ovale. J Card Med. 2009;10(7).576-577.

Research Trials

Pan JY, Teoh YL, Roy Chan, Benson Yeo KW, Wang DY - completed An Asian, phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled 14-week study of DS-5565 in patients with disbetic peripheral neuropathic pain followed by a 52-week open-label extension

Pan JY, Seow CS, Teoh YL, Benson Yeo KW, Joel Lee HL - completed Open label study on onychomycosis and treatment with Kerasal nail solution (Propylene Glycol and Lactic Acid OTC solution.

Lee HY, YK Tay, Teoh YL (Collaboration with A-star) - completed Identification of HLA alleles associated to severe cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions induced by strontium ranelate.

Teoh YL, Phua J, Tay YK, R Lim - ongoing Retrospective analysis of positive reactions to Shellac and its relevance in our local population.

RSP Lim, Teoh YL, Koh SH, Tan AL, Wong SY, Ng SK, Ng SY - ongoing Development of a real-time multiplex PCR for the detection of dermatophytes and Fusarium spp. (Research Grant from Changi General Hospital)