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#323 Dr Charlie Teo - Controversial Neurosurgeon on Being Cancelled & Trying To Cure Brain Cancer

Dr Charlie Teo is an Australian Neurosurgeon and the founder and director of the Charlie Teo foundation. Charlie has trained at distinguished centres such as the Barrow Neurological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University and Harvard University.

Charlie has been published in over 120 peer reviewed journals, has authored two books on keyhole approaches to brain tumours and featured as a guest editor for several journals. He was the Australian representative on the Tumour Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and CNS.

In this interview today, Charlie & I discuss:

- Charlie’s Background
- Why was Charlie cancelled?
- What it’s like having lives in your hands
- Charlie’s surgery success rate
- Do no harm vs necessary risk-taking
- How many patients has Charlie told that he wouldn’t operate on?
- The skill involved in brain injury
- Why not retire?
- Curing Brain Cancer
- What would Charlie do if he had brain cancer?
- Connect with Charlie

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