Dr Selvi Radhakrishnan is one of the leading and renowned oncoplastic breast surgeon in the country. She is the foremost breast surgeon with over 30 years of exemplary experience and known to be an extra-ordinary tutor amongst the surgeons. Dr Selvi has trained several fellows in breast surgery and imaging who have subsequently been able to set up successful breast program in remote places in India. She introduced the full field digital mammography and prone table stereo biopsy system with vacuum assisted biopsy techniques for the first time in South India at her own one stop breast centre in Chennai.



  • Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Madras University
  • FRCS General Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Diplomate in General Surgery in National Board of India
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Oncology from University of Birmingham

Professional Work


  • Managing Director and Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Chennai Breast Centre
  • Founder and Managing Trustee of Sharana Breast Cancer Relief and Research Foundation
  • Life member in ASI & ABSI

Publications & Awards


  • Authored books in English and Tamil “All about breast cancer “and Breast Diseases : Imaging and clinical management
  • Contributed to chapters in several books on breast
  • Landmark publication in Nature scientific reports
  • Published Articles in peer review reputed journals and have organized various National workshops, educational program and conferences.
  • Honorary Adjunct Professor in Breast Research unit, St. Johns medical college, Bangalore.

Areas of Expertise


  • Breast Imaging
  • Oncoplastic Breast surgery
  • Teaching and Training young breast radiologists and surgeons

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