Dr. Teoh Soo Huat

Weight Management Specialist

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Bahasa (Malay)
Chinese (Hokkien)
Chinese (Mandarin)
English

Qualifications & Awards

Fellowship in Bariatric Medicine (Ottawa, Canada), AM (Mal), Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Strategic Center for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE) certified, MD (USM), Master of Medicine Family Medicine (USM), Fellow of Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (FASLM), Certified Bariatric Educator, CBE (Obesity Canada), Strategic Center for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE) National Fellow, Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (AABC)

Biography

Dr. Teoh Soo Huat is an obesity medicine physician, family medicine specialist, and medical lecturer. He graduated from medical school in 2009 and completed a four-year family medicine specialty training in 2017 from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). In 2021, Dr. Teoh pursued his passion for obesity medicine and completed a one-year subspecialty fellowship program at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His expertise includes adult and adolescent obesity, pre-operative weight management, weight regain, weight plateau, anti-obesity medications, meal replacement, and weight management programming. He provides long-term follow-up for his patients, befitting the fact that obesity is a chronic disease. Dr. Teoh received numerous accolades in the field of obesity medicine. He is the first Malaysian awarded the World Obesity Federation’s SCOPE National Fellowship in 2021, recognizing his expertise in obesity management nationally. Dr. Teoh was also selected for the first SCOPE leadership program in 2020. The program aimed to create a global pool of obesity experts who disseminate obesity information to practitioners in their own countries. As part of the program, Dr. Teoh completed an obesity medicine preceptorship at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Recognizing his expertise in lifestyle medicine, a field related to obesity care, Dr. Teoh was awarded an international fellowship by the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine in 2020. Dr. Teoh is actively involved in various organizations related to obesity medicine and advocacy for people living with obesity. He is a member of Obesity Canada, Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Medicine Association, and Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity. Dr. Teoh is a member of OMA’s membership committee for 2022/23. In academia, Dr. Teoh lectures aspiring clinical exercise physiologists, supervises postgraduate research students, and mentors family medicine trainees at Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. He is active in clinical obesity research, manages a couple of research grants, and has published over twenty peer-reviewed articles on non-communicable diseases. Dr. Teoh helps people living with obesity by providing evidence-based treatment in a supportive way without bias and stigma. His advocacy aim is to reduce community stigma toward people living with obesity.

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Sunway Medical Centre Penang (Obesity Medicine Clinic)

Sunway Medical Centre Penang, 3106, Lebuh Tenggiri 2 Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Pulau Pinang 13700

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Universiti Sains Malaysia Medical Centre @ Bertam

Obesity Medicine Clinic Executive Health Service, Institut Perubatan dan Pergigian Termaju, Pusat Perubatan USM, Bandar Putra Bertam, 13200 Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang 13200

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09:00 am - 05:00 pm

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08:00 am - 01:00 pm

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Adult and Adolescent Obesity

• Medical Weight Management (Anti-Obesity Medications, Meal Replacement) • Pre-Operative Weight Management • Weight Plateau & Regain • Post-bariatric surgery long term follow-up (vitamin supplementation, weight regain)