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Charles Teo

by Adam Chang

Charles Teo
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Dr Charles Teo, high-profile neurosurgeon, describes how it felt to sit for the portrait by Adam Chang.

Video credits: music by Music by Chris Zabriskie.

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Charlie's angles

Magazine article by Stephen Phillips, 2017

Stephen Phillips talks to neurosurgeon Charlie Teo about his practice, perspectives and the anatomy of hope.

Charlie Teo video: 5 minutes
Charlie Teo video: 5 minutes
Charlie Teo video: 5 minutes
Charlie Teo video: 5 minutes

Charlie Teo

'I would love to be considered mainstream'

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Acclaimed neurosurgeon, Charlie Teo discusses the pressures of his career.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.