Dr Jayanti Thumsi,Lead - Breast Surgery,

Dr Jayanti Thumsi

Lead - Breast Surgery

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Dr Jayanti Thumsi is a ‘Lead Surgeon-Breast Oncology’ at Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta road, Bangalore, India and is spearheading a Comprehensive Breast Cancer Department.
She has been practising Breast Oncology in Bangalore for 21 years and has vast experience in performing more than 3500 breast surgeries and 2500 other surgeries so far.
With a keen interest in bringing about awareness among women in our society about Breast cancer, she has been very active in conducting awareness programs (more than 258) and has educated 4,58,000 women so far. A book that she has authored ‘Lump to Laughter’ highlights the emotional journey of women going through breast cancer treatment with medically validated information and is already in its third edition.

She has been honoured with the following awards.

  • Women Achiever of Karnataka 2019 by VRL group, Vijayvani and Digvijay TV.
  • Kengal Hanumanthaiah State Award 2019 for her work in the field of Breast Oncology and her contribution to society.
  • Chanakya National Award – Jury Special Award for Medical Inspiration by the Public Relation Council of India & World Communicators Council on 6th March 2020

Areas of Expertise

  • Breast Conservation Surgeries
  • Implant-based and Breast Reconstruction and Oncoplastic Surgeries
  • LD Flaps
  • Nipple Sparing & Skin Sparing Mastectomies
  • Non- palpable Breast cancers
  • Microdochectomy
  • Benign Breast Diseases
  • Sentinel Lymph node biopsy

Education & Training

  • MS (General Surgery) – Breast Oncology from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Training in Breast Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Professional Work

  • Lead Consultant, Breast Oncology at Apollo Cancer Centre, Bangalore
  • Senior Consultant, Breast Oncology – BGS Global Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Breast Surgeon – Sparsh Super Specialty Hospital
  • Senior Consultant – Sagar Hospital
  • Founder – Breast Cancer Survivors group STHREE, which has more than 1000 members