Dr. Mukta Mahajan


Dr. Mukta Mahajan is a skilled and dedicated Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist with subspecialty focus in breast, gynaecological, hepatobiliary and gastro-intestinal malignancies. She is trained at multiple prestigious institutions in Austria and Canada. Her work experience of 12 years includes several leading private hospitals in Mumbai, Bangalore and now, Chennai. Known for her patient-centric, quality conscious and evidence-based practice, she cherishes lasting relationships with her patients and peers. She enjoys being part of mentorship programmes for young radiologists through various academic platforms. Her recent academic contributions also include “Quality Assurance Guidelines for Breast Imaging” for the Breast Imaging Society, India (BISI) and two chapters in first radiology textbook of Indian Radiological And Imaging Association (IRIA).

Areas of Expertise


  • Interventional Oncology – diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Breast Cancer Imaging & Interventions: Multi-modality screening, diagnostic, staging and response evaluation (post neoadjuvant therapy) assessments
  • Pre-operative localisations of non-palpable masses with wire and radioactive seeds
  • Vacuum assisted breast biopsies and excisions
  • Stereotactic biopsies/ localizations
  • MRI guided biopsies/ loalizations
  • Personalised risk-based breast cancer screening including breast MRI
  • Surveillance imaging of breast cancer survivors
  • Symptomatic breast clinic including benign breast diseases
  • Multi-disciplinary meetings and discussions in breast, gynaecological, hepatobiliary and gastro-intestinal cancers

Education & Training


  • Clinical Fellow of Breast Imaging & Intervention, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Canada (2015)
  • Fellow of European School of Radiology - Breast Imaging, Medical University of Vienna (AKH), Austria (2015)
  • Research Fellow & Clinical Assistant, Interventional Radiology (Body and Neurovascular Interventions), Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai (2011)
  • Resident, D.N.B Radio-Diagnosis, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai (2008)

Additional Certificate Courses


  • Course on Research Ethics (TCPS2: Core) August, 2015
  • Course on Good Clinical Practice (Canada)- Stage 1 September 2015
  • Basic and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider 2007, 2012 and 2018.
  • Certificate course in Clinical August 2007.

Professional Work & Affiliations


  • Consultant Radiologist, Department of Onco-imaging and Intervention - Lead Breast Imaging at a top hospital, Bangalore (2017 –2021)
  • Radiologist, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at a well reputed hospital in Bangalore (2013 –2015)
  • Governing Council Member at Breast Imaging Society of India (BISI) (2019-2021)
  • Editor-In-Chief, BISI Newsletter Committee (2019 – Current)
  • Executive member of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR) - Karnataka State Chapter (2019 - 2021)
  • Life member at Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA), Breast Imaging Society, India (BISI), Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR)
  • Member, European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Young Club, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), European Society of Radiology (ESR)

Publications & Awards


  • Invited as a faculty in multiple national radiology and oncology symposia.
  • Has publications in indexed journals
  • Award winning posters and presentations in the field of radiology – including in the international annual meetings such as Radiological Society Of North America (RSNA) and European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
  • Four distinctions and two merit ranks in MBBS: 2nd in state in second year MBBS, 3rd in state in final year MBBS

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