INSPIRED &

PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED,
BY KOREAN'S BESTS”

Meet Dr. Darren Khoo Teng Lye

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Dr. Darren is no stranger to the world of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. With more than 15 years' of extensive professional experience and having graduated with honors from Korea's Most Prestigious Daegu Catholic University Medical Center under Professor Dr David Park Dae Hwan, Dr Darren is well sought after for his specialty in Oculoplastic and Aesthetic surgeries. He's also a highly passionate and dedicated surgeon with a tender heart for his patients. Ever constantly striving for perfection and not resting on his good works. He has won numerous prestigious awards both local and internationally. A highly respected surgeon in his field and has written many articles, regularly featured in the news and in industry publications. A favourite keynote or guest speaker internationally as well. With Dr. Darren, you can rest in assurance of his more than 15 years of experience and highly sought after expertise to give you the confidence, trust and natural looks you desire. You'll be in good hands!
 

Doctor

REVEAL YOUR NEW CONFIDENCE AND BEYOND


  • Subspecialty / Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery
    • In Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Daegu Catholic University Medical Centre, Daegu, Korea

  • Aesthetic Surgery Training (Facial Contouring Surgery and Rhinoplasty)
    • In EFIL Plastic Surgery Clinic, Daegu City, Korea.

  • Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Training
    • In V Plastic Surgery Clinic, Daegu City, Korea.

  • Visiting Scholar in cleft and craniofacial surgery
    • In Chang Gung Craniofacial Centre, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

  • Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (USA)
    • Awarded by American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

  • More than 15 years’ experience in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery as well as minimally invasive aesthetic procedures.

  • Specialty and focus in aesthetic eyelid surgery, including more than 2000 cases of double eyelid surgery, upper eyelid lift and eye bags removal.

  • Special interests in facial rejuvenation and contouring with autologous fat graft injection (lipo-filling) and lipo-sculpture



Qualifications & Awards

“YOU’RE IN GOOD HANDS”

Dr. Darren Khoo Teng Lye

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon | MMC No. : 38730 | NSR No. 128969


HIGHLY QUALIFIED

MD (USM), Master in Surgery (Plastic Surgery), FADUSM, AM, Dip. AAAM (USA), Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery (DCUMC, Korea)
Master of Surgery (Plastic Surgery)
Awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia
Subspecialty/ Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery
In Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Daegu Catholic University Medical Centre, Daegu, Korea
Aesthetic Surgery Training (Facial Contouring Surgery and Rhinoplasty)
In EFIL Plastic Surgery Clinic, Daegu City, Korea.
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Training
In V Plastic Surgery Clinic, Daegu City, Korea.
Visiting Scholar in cleft and craniofacial surgery
in Chang Gung Craniofacial Centre, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (USA)
Awarded by American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

AWARD WINNING

International Awards


Young Investigator Award (Zimmer Award) of 5th World Congress on Tissue Banking
“The Application of Glycerol Preserved Skin Allograft in the Treatment of Burn Injuries in a Regional Burn Centre”
Was presented in 5th World Congress on Tissue Banking in conjunction with 12th International Conference of Asia Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banks (APASTB) on 2 –6th June 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Award for Best Non-European Union Abstract
“Glycerol Preserved skin allograft (GPA) in the management of burn injuries and as an adjunct in free flap surgery: Seven years’ experience.” He was presented in European Burns Association Congress, 2-5th September 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland.

National Awards


Tun Abdul Razak Research Award 2008
Awarded by Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
Guang Ming Hero Awards 2013
Awarded by Guang Ming Daily Voluntary services for cleft lip and palate patients in Bangladesh

University Awards


Gold Medalist and Best Overall Postgraduate Student of Master of Medicine Program of Universiti Sains Malaysia 2010
Awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia and Penang Medical Practitioner Association in the 42nd USM Convocation August 2010
Best Surgical Based Postgraduate Student Master of Medicine Program of Universiti Sains Malaysia 2010
Awarded by USM Doctor Alumni Association
Best student in Master of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) of Universiti Sains Malaysia 2010
Awarded by USM Doctor Alumni Association

HIGHLY EXPERIENCED & SOUGHT-AFTER


More than 11 years’ experience in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery as well as minimally invasive aesthetic procedures.

WELL RESPECTED


International Journal Publication
Khoo, T. L., Halim, A. S., Mat Saad, A. Z., Dorai, A. A. The application of glycerol-preserved skin allograft in the treatment of burn injuries: An analysis based on indications. Burns, 2010 (36): 897 –904
Bujang-Safawi, E., Halim, A. S., Khoo, T. L., Dorai, A. A. Dried irradiated human amniotic membrane as a biological dressing for facial burns-A 7-year case series. Burns, 2010(36): 876–882
Mat Saad, A. Z., Khoo, T. L., Dorai, A. A., Halim, A. S. The versatility of a glycerol-preserved skin allograft as an adjunctive treatment to free flap reconstruction. Indian J PlastSurg, 2009;42(1): 94-9.
Arman ZaharilMat Saad, Ahmad SukariHalim, TengLye Khoo. The Use of Glycerol-Preserved Skin Allograft in Conjunction with Reconstructive and Flap Surgery: Seven Years of Experience. J ReconstrMicrosurg. 2011 Feb;27(2):103-8.
KhooTL, Halim AS, ZakariaZ, Mat SaadAZ, Wu LY, Lau HY. A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Trial to Study the Efficacy of Topical Tocotrienolin the Prevention of Hypertrophic Scars. J PlastReconstrAesthetSurg. 2011. 64, e137-e145.
Halim AS, KhooTL, Shah JM. Biologic and synthetic skin substitutes: An overview. Indian J PlastSurg2010;43:23-8.
A Emami, AS Halim, I Salahshourifar, TL Khoo, SJ Yussof, TP Kannan. Association of TGF-β1 and SMAD4 Variants in the Etiologyof Keloid Scar in the Malay Population. Archives of Dermatological Research. 2012; 304:541-547.
Halim AS, KhooTL, Mat SaadAZ. Wound bed preparation from a clinical perspective. Indian J PlastSurg. 2012;45:193-202.

Published Journal Abstracts


Local Khoo, T.L., Halim, A.S. “Laser Doppler Imaging in Assessment of Depth of Burns.” Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences 2005, Volume 12, Supplement 1, page 182.


International


Dorai, A. A., Mat Saad, A. Z., Khoo, T. L., Halim, A. S. Glycerol-preserved skin allograft (GPA) in the management of burn injuries and as an adjunct in free flap surgery: Seven years’ experience. Burns, 2009; Volume 35, Supplement 1, Page S1.

Interview by newspaper


New Strait Times, July 15, 2011, Post-graduate & Professional Development
“Treating cleft palates in Bangladesh “
Guang Ming Daily , December 9, 2011, Guang Ming Doctor
“Plastic Surgeon Creating Beautiful Life”

Charity


Visiting plastic surgeon and humanitarian volunteer for MERCY Malaysia for The Cleft Lip and Palate Project in Bangladesh.