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Dr Poovamma C U

Surgical Oncologist

13 Years Exp. Bangalore

Breast Cancer

Cytecare, Bangalore

13 years of experience

MBBS , MS (General Surgery) , Fellowship in Breast Diseases

Bangalore

900 / consultation

About Dr Poovamma C U:

Dr Poovamma has several years of surgical experience including super-specialisation in Breast Oncoplastic Surgery. She is the first graduate of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) program for the Fellowship in Breast Diseases. Her professional experience has spanned across Mazumdar- Shaw Medical Center and Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore. Dr Poovamma is also involved in several teaching programs, and is Faculty for Fellowship in Breast Diseases and Cancer, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and Faculty, DNB General Surgery, Directorate National Board. Dr Poovamma has been credited with several publications and paper presentations. She is also a member of Breast Surgery International, International Society of Surgery and The Association of Breast Surgeons Of India. Dr Poovamma is a Breast Surgeon/ Oncologist with over 13 years of Surgical experience, with keen interest in Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. She has limited her practice exclusively to breast surgical Oncology and treats her patients for various breast disorders. She specializes in aesthetically conserving the breast for malignancies. She is also credited with international fellowship in Oncoplastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic breast surgery from the Interdisciplinary Breast Centre , Germany. She is also certified in Pain and Palliation to provide a holistic approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients. Dr Poovamma is the first graduate of the fellowship in Breast diseases in India. Her professional experience has spanned across Mazumdar Shaw cancer center, NH multispecialty hospital and Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore. She is involved in teaching programs and is the Faculty for Fellowship in Breast Diseases and Cancer, RGUHS. She has been credited with several publications and paper presentations both in National and International journals and conferences. She is the member of Breast Surgery International Society of Surgery and The Association of Breast Surgeons of India with active participation in conference proceedings.

Education:

M.B.B.S. from Kasturba Medical College M.S. (General Surgery) from Shri BM Patil Medical College, Bijapur, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore Fellowship in Breast Diseases from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore International Fellowship in Oncoplastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery from Marien Hospital, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany

Experience:

Mazumdar Shaw cancer center, NH Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore.

Memberships:

Breast Surgery International (BSI) International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) The Association of Breast Surgeons Of India (ABSI)

Areas of interest:

Oncoplastic breast conservative surgery Lumpectomy Sentinel lymph node biopsy Scar less surgery of the breast-Mammotome guided excisions Reduction and Augmentation mammoplasty Modified radical mastectomy Extended radical mastectomy Skin sparing mastectomy Subcutaneous mastectomy Nipple areolar reconstruction Use of prostheses and implants Radio Immunoguided Ocult Lesion Localisation-ROLL Snoll Technique Symmeterisation Surgery for the Contralateral Breast Management of lymphoedema Management of pain Symptom management in palliative patients

Research publications:

Khandelwal, Rohan & Poovamma, C & Dolas, Shilpy & Prema, M & Pais, Anthony. (2014). Axillary reverse mapping - Is it feasible in locally advanced breast cancer patients?. Breast disease. 34. https://doi.org/10.3233/BD-140371 Dolas, Shilpy & Poovamma, C & Prema, M & Khandelwal, Rohan & Pais, Anthony & Kaul, Ashok. (2013). Poland's syndrome: A case report with review of literature regarding management. Breast disease. 34. https://doi.org/10.3233/BD-130361 Poovamma, C & Pais, Anthony & Dolas, Shilpy & Prema, M & Khandelwal, Rohan & Nisheena, R. (2013). Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: A rare entity with a variable presentation. Breast disease. 34. https://doi.org/10.3233/BD-130358 Khandelwal, Rohan & u, poovamma & Pais, Anthony & Dolas, Shilpy. (2013). Immediate Micro-vascular breast reconstruction for locally advanced breast cancer patients. Khandelwal, Rohan & Poovamma, C & Dolas, Shilpy & Prema, M & Pais, Anthony. (2013). Breast cancer presenting in the midline without a lesion in the breast: A therapeutic dilemma. Breast disease. 34. https://doi.org/10.3233/BD-130351

Specialisation

Oncoplastic breast conservative surgery Lumpectomy Sentinel lymph node biopsy Scar less surgery of the breast-Mammotome guided excisions Reduction and Augmentation mammoplasty Modified radical mastectomy Extended radical mastectomy Skin sparing mastectomy Subcutaneous mastectomy Nipple areolar reconstruction Use of prostheses and implants Radio Immunoguided Ocult Lesion Localisation-ROLL Snoll Technique Symmeterisation Surgery for the Contralateral Breast Management of lymphoedema Management of pain Symptom management in palliative patients