Professor Teik Oh, Mercy Hospital Mount Lawley’s Director of Medical Services, was recently recognized in the Queens Birthday Honour List and was awarded an Order of Australia as a Member (AM) in the General Division. Awards in the Australian Honour system represents the highest level of recognition accorded by our Nation for outstanding achievements.
He was recognised for his services to medicine, particularly through the development of protocols for the specialties of anesthesia and intensive care, through leadership roles in clinical and academic practice and with professional bodies.
In addition to his AM, Queensland educated Professor Oh, who is an internationally recognized intensivist and anesthetist, has also received other impressive accolades and awards in recent months including:
Adjunct Professor Notre Dame University,
- Inaugural Medal - the highest award of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) of Australia & NZ,
- Inaugural Orator, Congregation of the CICM of Australia & NZ.
On a personal note this busy Director of Medical Services is a married father of 2, and splits his leisure time between his North Fremantle residence and the family hideaway in Mundaring.
When asked what receiving the AM meant to him, Professor Oh replied ‘that he was a proud ethnic West Australian award recipient, and was honoured to be recognised for service to his profession’.
Garry England, Chief Executive Mercy Hospital Mount Lawley said ‘that Professor Oh continues to make an outstanding contribution to medicine and being recognised in the Queen’s Honour list is the icing on the cake in what has been an outstanding career’.
Mercy Hospital Mount Lawley is a division of MercyCare, and is a 244 bed hospital offering medical and surgical services including maternity and mental health aged care.