Dr Uma Krishnaswamy

Give Feedback
Dr Uma Krishnaswamy

MS, FRCSEd, FRCSEng, FFSTEd, FAIS, MA

Breast Surgeon

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
  • 30 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Tamil
  • 177 Recommendations
  •  MON-FRI | 10:00 AM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-02:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • International Surgical Adviser, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ( First Indian Lady to the appointment) 2013.
  • Examiner, FRCS International, General Surgery, Joint Surgical Colleges Fellowship Examinations of Great Britain & Ireland. ( First Indian Lady to the appointment) 2014  
  • Examiner, Intercollegiate MRCS Examination, Surgery in General , The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ( First Indian Lady to the appointment). 1999.  
  • Fellow of Faculty of Surgical Trainers, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ( First Indian Lady to be made Fellow).2013  
  • Core Faculty, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh preparatory course for Trainers & Examiners of the National Board of Examinations, India since 2014.  
  • Core Faculty , Faculty Development Programme, Armed Forces Medical Services India 2018
  • Organiser, The International Edinburgh MRCS Preparation Course (Chennai) since 2013    
  • Dr Gabriel Memorial Lecture, 2014. Annual Conference of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka, 2014. “Standards of Care in Breast Cancer : A moving target”.    
  • Dr.Mathias oration 2008, Association of Surgeons of India, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry State Chapter.” The challenges of breast cancer surgery in India”.    
  • Dr.Jones Oration 2007, Women Doctors Association, Chennai : “The burden of breast disease in India"  
  • Web designer for the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University website. Awarded  by the Hon. Chief Minister and Health Minister of Tamil Nadu for this.  2000.
 

Research and Publications

  • Author & Editor, Text Book on : Benign breast diseases. Publishers : Orient Longman Pvt.Ltd.  
  • In : Gynaecology for Post Graduates and Practitioners 2nd Edition. Publishers : Elsevier.  
  • Journal Publications and Paper presentations :  
  • Have presented over a 150 free papers, invited lectures,  prestigious orations, panel discussions etc, in national and international academic meetings along with journal publications in peer reviewed journals.
 

Qualification

MS, FRCSEd, FRCSEng, FFSTEd, FAIS, MA

Work Experience

  • 30 yrs experience in India and United Kingdom    
  • I am the first surgeon in chennai, working in Apollo hospitals offering a comprehensive  breast srevice: Surgery for benign disease and breast cancer, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Prevention of Breast Cancer Support Group Activities

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Registration with Indian Medical Council and Tamil Nadu Medical  Council,1979.    
  • Full Registration, General Medical Council, United Kingdom, 1987. ( Overseas listing with option to  revert to  list at request).    
  • Life member, Association of Surgeons of India, 1987.    
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1985      
  • Life member, Indian Medical Association, 1993.    
  • Life member & Vice President, Women Doctors Association, Chennai 2001- 2007.  
  • Executive Committee member, Chennai City Chapter, Association of Surgeons of India 2002 – 2004.    
  • Executive Committee member, Women Doctors Association, Chennai,  2007- 2008.    
  • Executive Committee member, Association of Surgeons of India, Tamil Nadu State Chapter, 2008- 2009.    
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England, United Kingdom,2008    
  • Fellow, Faculty of Surgical Trainers 
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2013.
 

Medical Council Registration

31314