Dr radhika lakshmanan
MBBS (Singapore), MMED (Surgery), FRCS (Edinburgh)
Consultant General Surgeon
Breast & Oncoplastics Surgery
Dr Radhika is a general surgeon with about 20 years of surgical experience. Her sub-specialty lies in the management of breast conditions of which breast cancer and breast reconstructive surgery remains her area of passion and expertise.
She obtained her basic medical degree (MBBS), Singapore in 1997. In pursuit of her surgical career, she further obtained Masters of Medicine in Surgery and Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
She was appointed as an honorary clinical fellow of the prestigious Nottingham Breast Institute, United Kingdom in 2010. She spent a year there working with experts in oncoplastic breast surgery and various aspects of breast cancer management. She returned to Singapore and thus far many cancer patients have benefitted from her skills and knowledge and support. She strives to provide the best aesthetic and oncologic outcome for the patient.
She also manages the whole spectrum of benign breast conditions including gynaecomastia for men. She constantly aims to learn new techniques to keep herself uptodate. In 2015; she spent time in Japan, Kameda Medical Centre to further her skills in minimally invasive breast procedures and oncoplastic breast procedures.
Dr Radhika converses in English,Malay and Tamil. She frequently gives public awareness talks on breast cancer in collaboration with Singapore Cancer Society and the Breast Cancer Foundation.
With the rapid advancements in the field of surgery, Dr Radhika ensures that she keeps abreast with new developments so as to ensure that her patients receive the best and most updated mode of treatment. Dr Radhika’s personal mission is to be a surgeon who delivers excellent surgical service with purity of intent and compassion for her patients.