Dr. Selvi Radhakrishna is a leading consultant oncoplastic surgeon of Chennai practicing at Chennai breast centre.
Finishing her MBBS in 1988 from Madras Medical College, Dr.Selvi Radhakrishna under took comprehensive training at Chennai & The United Kingdom leading to DNB ( National board of India) in general surgery, FRCS ( Edinburgh) , and a Post graduate diploma in clinical oncology ( University of Birmingham, UK) .
Understanding the need for a specialist breast service in India, especially by a lady surgeon, she undertook further training in breast cancer surgery at Adyar -Cancer Institute and in the UK at Hull & Edinburgh breast units.
She returned to Chennai in 2007 to set up a state of the art breast cancer in Chennai called Chennai Breast centre. She is also the cofounder of Penn Nalam, a non profit organization for women’s health and runs a trust called Sharana for breast cancer relief and research.
She has made several presentations in national and international meetings on breast cancer and has many publications in the subject of breast cancer and breast imaging. She has authored a book about breast cancer in Tamil and English. She conducts regular skills course in breast imaging and interventions and has been a faculty for operative workshops and conferences across the country.