DR. Manjula Rao


Dr Manjula Rao is an energetic Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, with extensive experience in treating breast cancer, having trained and worked in some eminent high-volume centres, in the country. Following her Masters in General Surgery, she underwent exclusive training in the sub-speciality of Breast Diseases & Cancer management. Her areas of interest include raising awareness of breast health in the community, Breast Conservation, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Cancer survivorship; and is actively involved in research as well. Dr Manjula is a well-rounded individual, active not just in academics, but also in various extracurricular fields. She is a brilliant orator and takes a keen interest in writing as well.



  • MS (General Surgery) from Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University,Karnataka
  • Fellowship in Breast Diseases at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  • Clinical & Research Fellowship, Breast Services at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Currently pursuing the MCh. program in Breast Oncoplasty, jointly organized by the University of East Anglia, UK, and Prashanti Cancer Care Mission, Pune.

Publications & Awards


  • Various publications in peer review reputed journals.
  • Contribution in books and chapters
  • Active participant in various National & International Conferences
  • Vibrant orator and has given various lectures as guest speaker

Areas of Expertise


  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Breast Cancer Management
  • Sentinel Lymph node biopsy
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Winning Over Cancer