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‘They will eventually get me’: Surgeon Charlie Teo threatens to quit

Celebrity brain surgeon Charlie Teo has launched an extraordinary attack on the medical establishment, describing its governing bodies as “the enemy” and accusing the…

  • Eryk Bagshaw
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

In comments that will spark controversy at the very top of Australian medicine, Dr Teo said he will quit if concerns raised by other surgeons and regulators about his fees and methods continue.

The neurosurgeon has been embroiled in a spat with surgical colleagues, the College of Surgeons and the Australian Medical Association over allegations of “a disturbing trend” of his patients crowd-funding $120,000 to have life…

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