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Dr. Krithika Murugan

   MBBS, MRCS, CCBST

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Dr. Krithika Murugan

  Qualification

MBBS, MRCS, CCBST

  Specialities

Surgical Oncology

  Locations

HCG Cancer Centre - K. R. Road, Bengaluru

  Experience

15 Years

Introduction
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.
Training and Certifications
  • 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.
Recognition
  • 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.

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