Dr. Radhika Lakshmanan is a general surgeon with more than 18 years of surgical experience. Before joining the private sector, she was a consultant surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital where she still practices as a visiting consultant.
Dr Radhika is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, and she trained for specialisation in Breast and Reconstructive Surgery under the Human Manpower Development Programme scholarship. From 2010 to 2011, Dr Radhika was appointed as an Honorary Clinical Fellow in Breast Surgery at the Nottingham Breast Institute. She was also the Clinical Lead in Surgery for Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU/Imperial College of London in 2012.
Her sub-specialty interest lies in the treatment of breast diseases ranging from management of benign breast disorders such as breast cysts, lumps, nipple discharge, lactation problems, screening, male breast disorders and breast cancer. Dr Radhika has published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters on cancer-related topics. She is frequently invited to present at regional and international conferences.
As a breast specialist trained in Reconstructive Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, her surgical technique allows for removal of cancerous tissue while attaining the optimal aesthetic outcome. Dr Radhika is also an advocate of breast cancer awareness and frequently participates in seminars for both the public and medical fraternity. She is an active member of the Singapore Breast Cancer Foundation and Asian Breast Diseases Association, she aims to improve awareness and share her expertise in the Asia Pacific region.
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.