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Charlie Teo

'I would love to be considered mainstream'

Charlie Teo 'I would love to be considered mainstream'
Video: 5 minutes

Renowned Australian neurosurgeon, Professor Charlie Teo AM, discusses the pressures associated with his career.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang.

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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.

Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang
Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang
Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang
Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang

Charles Teo

by Adam Chang

Portrait story

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

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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.