Dr. Poovamma C U
Senior Consultant and Director- Breast Oncology, Cytecare Cancer Hospitals
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Breast Diseases
Areas of Special Interest:
Oncoplastic breast conservative surgery
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
Nipple areolar reconstruction
Use of prostheses and implants
Radio Immunoguided Ocult Lesion Localisation-ROLL
Symmeterisation Surgery for the Contralateral Breast
Management of lymphoedema
Management of pain
Symptom management in palliative patients
Dr Poovamma has more than 15 years of surgical experience including super-specialisation in Oncoplastic Breast 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.
She currently works at Cytecare Cancer 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.