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Dr Charlie Teo and model girlfriend Traci Griffiths go swimming at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Dr Charlie Teo and his model girlfriend and former patient have been spotted holidaying together at a picturesque reef.

The renowned brain surgeon went swimming with Traci Griffiths, 46, at Ningaloo Reef, off the Western Australia coast, in early May.  

A gushing Ms Griffiths took to Facebook to share photos of the pair tricked out in snorkeling apparatus and swimming through the crystal clear water alongside fish and whale sharks.  

The renowned brain surgeon went swimming with Traci Griffiths, 46 (pictured, right), at Ningaloo Reef, off the Western Australia coast, in early May

Dr Charlie Teo and his model girlfriend and former patient Traci Griffiths, 46, attended the Rebel Ball Reimagined at Doltone House in Sydney on May 2

Dr Charlie Teo and his model girlfriend and former patient Traci Griffiths, 46, attended the Rebel Ball Reimagined at Doltone House in Sydney on May 2

Ms Griffiths is a former model and pet apparel designer who has reportedly been operated on by Dr Teo twice since they met in 2011

Ms Griffiths is a former model and pet apparel designer who has reportedly been operated on by Dr Teo twice since they met in 2011

‘What an incredible privilege it was to swim beside one of THE most majestic and peaceful creatures on earth,’ Ms Griffiths wrote.

‘The first one we swam with was about four meters in length and was hard to keep up with, as he went about his way in a dead straight line.

‘And a BIG hug and kiss to my favourite human, Charlie, for organising such a special trip.’ 

Daily Mail Australia contacted Dr Teo and Ms Griffiths for comment. 

Ms Griffiths is a former model, pet apparel designer and animal conservationist who promotes health and wellbeing on her social media pages.

She is a volunteer director at Zambi Wildlife Retreat and runs Miyow and Barkley – a pet designer accessory store. 

Ms Griffiths was introduced to Dr Teo in 2011 and has reportedly been operated on twice by the renowned surgeon.  

The pair ‘grew closer’ after Dr Teo ended his 30-years of marriage and split with his wife Genevieve in 2018.

They have since been spotted attending public events together, working out and wearing outrageously funny costumes for fancy-dress parties.  

The pair were seen together at the Rebel Ball Reimagined at Doltone House, in Sydney, on May 2.

A gushing Ms Griffiths took to Facebook to share photos of the pair tricked out in snorkeling apparatus and swimming through the crystal clear water alongside fish and whale sharks

A gushing Ms Griffiths took to Facebook to share photos of the pair tricked out in snorkeling apparatus and swimming through the crystal clear water alongside fish and whale sharks

Ms Griffiths has reportedly been operated on twice by Dr Charlie Teo after the pair met in 2011

Ms Griffiths has reportedly been operated on twice by Dr Charlie Teo after the pair met in 2011

The black-tie charity event is organised by the Charlie Teo Foundation and raises money for crucial research into brain tumours.

Dr Teo was photographed with a loosened black bow tie and posing with his arm around a glamorously-dressed Ms Griffiths.

The pair have also shown their humorous sides after they dressed up for a fancy dress party in October.

Dr Teo traded in his surgical scrubs for a pink velvet suit and retro-styled wig to impersonate ‘international man of mystery’ Austin Powers. 

Ms Griffiths wore a pink dress and sat on Dr Teo’s shoulders to reenact an iconic scene from the smash-hit comedy.  

Dr Teo traded in his surgical scrubs for a pink velvet suit and retro-styled wig to impersonate 'international man of mystery' Austin Powers

Dr Teo traded in his surgical scrubs for a pink velvet suit and retro-styled wig to impersonate ‘international man of mystery’ Austin Powers

Dr Charlie Teo (right) is pictured working out with fitness fanatic Traci Griffiths

Dr Charlie Teo (right) is pictured working out with fitness fanatic Traci Griffiths

Ms Griffiths has previously shared videos of her and a shirtless Dr Teo working out and attending a wildlife retreat together. 

Dr Teo is best known for operating on patients who other doctors have deemed inoperable. 

One of his most well-known cases was 14-year-old Milli Lucas who became known as his ‘miracle girl’.  

She was diagnosed with a brain tumour and flew from Perth to Sydney to be operated on by Dr Teo in June 2019.

Doctors deemed it inoperable though Dr Teo managed to remove 98 per cent of the tumour.

Sadly her cancer returned in March 2020 and she passed away in January 2021.  

One time model Traci Griffiths (pictured above) shares her love for animals to her social media accounts

One time model Traci Griffiths (pictured above) shares her love for animals to her social media accounts

Dr Charlie Teo (pictured right) hamming it up with a pig. He recently joined the Zambi Wildlife Retreat committee with Ms Griffiths

Dr Charlie Teo (pictured right) hamming it up with a pig. He recently joined the Zambi Wildlife Retreat committee with Ms Griffiths

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