Dr. Krithika Murugan

Dr. Krithika Murugan

Dr. Krithika Murugan

QualificationMBBS, MRCS, CCBST

Specialities Surgical Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - KR BLR
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Dr. Krithika is a skilled oncosurgeon and her key areas of expertise are breast and oncoplastic surgery, reconstruction and cosmetic surgery, colorectal cancers, and laparoscopic colorectal surgeries. She has pioneered advanced breast conservation surgeries (BCS). Dr. Krithika is known for her compassionate and empathetic approach, and she makes sure her patients are comfortable before devising personalised treatment plans for them.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Krithika Murugan is an experienced oncosurgeon with a specialised interest in breast and oncoplastic surgery.
  • She has been associated with HCG for the last 10 years and has performed more than 8000 oncosurgeries so far. 
  • Dr. Krithika primarily focuses on breast cancer as her specialist interest spanning across breast conservation, oncoplasty, reconstruction (including nipple reconstruction), use of genomics in breast cancer management and tumour microenvironment of breast cancer.
  • She is actively involved in research projects centred on breast cancer.
  • Currently, she is involved in investigating the role of minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery, in the treatment of breast cancer.                             

Medical Breakthrough

  • Dr. Krithika is actively involved in mentoring junior doctors and is a faculty of the DNB fellowship program in breast (affiliated to RGUHS).
  • She actively participates in the scientific and research arm of HCG guiding and mentoring students:                               
  • Runs her comprehensive breast MDT every week and is involved in journal clubs
  • Reviewer in the Indian journal of oncology
  • Has over 14 citations and more than 600 reads for her research
  • Dr. Krithika has multiple publications to her credit.  

Awards & Accolades

  • Dr. Krithika has completed her fellowship training in Breast and Oncoplastic Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons,England.  
  • She has also received fellowship training in Colorectal Surgery (Edinburgh, UK).
  • She also has Robotic Surgery Certification from Newcastle (UK)    
  • Dr. Krithika has completed her laparoscopic fellowship training from MATTU, Guildford.                  

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