Biography

Dr. Teng is the newest member of the UBC Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She is originally from Taiwan, but her family has travelled extensively and now currently resides in Surrey, BC.  She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at McGill University, followed by a Master of Public Health at Yale University.  She went on to obtain her Medical Degree and OB/GYN specialty training from the University of British Columbia. She earned the Dr. H.A. Henderson Memorial Medal for Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2009 and was recently awarded the Robert M. Liston teaching award for medical student teaching.

She has a passion for research and has conducted clinical and health services research in cardiovascular health, infectious disease, and obstetrics and gynecology.  In May of 2012, Dr. Teng conducted a qualitative study on the role of embarrassment in HPV self-collection in Uganda.  She continues to be involved in global health and is dedicated to the health of women in Canada and around the world.

Dr. Teng is an enthusiastic and compassionate physician who strives to provide excellent and comprehensive care to her patients.  She believes that education, prevention, and empowerment are the keys to health.  Dr. Teng has an interest in minimally-invasive gynaecologic surgery, high-risk obstetrics, and family planning. 

Dr. Teng provides family planning services at the CARE Program at BC Women’s hospital. In addition, she provides maternity care and gynaecologic services at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver.  She welcomes both English and Mandarin-speaking patients.

Teaching

Medical Students, Residents

Research Interests/Skills

Global Health
Health Policy and Quality Improvement
Quality of Life

Publications

•    Teng F, Kalloger S, Brotto L, and McAlpine J. Determinants of Quality of Life in Ovarian Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada (In Submission).
•    Teng F, Mitchell SM, Money DM, Sekikubo M, Biryabarema C, Byamugisha JJK, Steinberg M, Ogilvie GS, Understanding the role of embarrassment in gynecologic screening: A qualitative study from the ASPIRE cervical cancer screening project in Uganda, British Medical Journal Open, 2013 (In Submission).
•    Teng F, Mitton C, Mackenzie J. Priority setting in the provincial health services authority: survey of key decision makers. BMC Health Services Research 2007, 7:84.
•    Niccolai LM, Livingston KA, Teng FF, Pettigrew MM. Behavioral intentions in sexual partnerships following a diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis. Prev Med. 2008 Feb;46(2):170-6. Epub 2007 Sep 4.
•    Eisenberg MJ, Teng FF, Chaudhry MR, Ortiz J, Sobkowski W, Ebrahim I, et. al. Impact of invasive versus non-invasive management on functional status and quality of life following non-Q-wave myocardial infarction: A pilot randomized clinical trial. Am Heart J 2005 May;149(5):813-9.
•    Eisenberg MJ, Teng FF, Pilote L. Improved functional status and quality of life after invasive management of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (Abstract). J Am Coll Cardiol 2003; 41:398A.
•    Developing Residency Training in Global Health: A Guidebook. Reviewer and Editor.

Grants

UBC CARES! (Computer-Assisted Reproductive Health Education for Students)- Lead grant writer and Resident supervisor  – (2009 – 2012)

Projects

Determining an optimal cervical cancer screening paradigm in a low-resource setting: A community-based randomized controlled trial comparing self-collected HPVDNA testing with visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) screening in Kampala, Uganda – Co-investigator

Glaxo-Smith-Kline Educational Award – Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health

Branch of International Surgery Research Award

H. A. Henderson Memorial Medal – Obstetrics and Gynecology

Victor Gomel Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ethlyn Trapp Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

Jeffrey D. Dolph Memorial Bursary in Medicine

Florence E Heighway Summer Research Award

Dr Jay C Cheng Memorial Scholarship

Challenge 2002 Research Grant for the NQWMI Study