Dr Usha had completed her masters in surgery at prestigious Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai. She have also completed her masters in surgical Oncology at Kidwai memorial institute of oncology Bangalore, gainined fellowship in advanced laparoscopy in gastrointestinal and gynaecological cancers and also in performing HIPEC and PIPAC,advanced training in management of breast oncoplasty surgeries and peritoneal surface malignancy.

Education and Qualifications


  • Mch Surgical Oncology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore 2020
  • MS General surgery at Government Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, Chennai 2016

Additional Certificate Courses


  • Fellowship in advanced Laparoscopy in GI cancers
  • Fellowship in advanced oncological surgeries at Warren buffet centre Nebraska USA
  • Certified for Comprehensive Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Workshop & PIPAC Course 2023

Professional Work & Affiliations


  • Sep 2017 to Sep 2020 –Resident in the MCh Surgical oncology at reputed oncology institute, Bengaluru.
  • Observership in Department of Surgical Oncology in March 2020 at reputed cancer centre, University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
  • Clinical Observership in Department of Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Oncology in December 2019 at leading hospital in Mumbai, India.
  • July 2013 – May 2016: Resident in General Surgery, Government Kilpauk medical college and hospital, Chennai.
  • Completed my certified training in comprehensive management of peritoneal surface malignancy and technique of HIPEC and PIPAC in June 2023.
  • Completed IAP certified course in pain and palliative care medicine in may 2020



  • Board certified (General Surgery)-Medical Council of India
  • Board certified (Surgical Oncology)-Medical Council of India
  • Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (FALS)-IAGES



  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian Association of Gastroenterology Surgeons
  • Association of Surgeons of India

Publications & Awards


  • Althaf S, Karthik SDS, Usha H. Urachal adenocarcinoma surgical management - Emphasis on enbloc umbilectomy and urachal remnant excision with negative margins. Urol Case Rep. 2019; 28:101039.
    (doi: 10.1016/j.eucr.2019.101039) (PMID: 31641616)
  • Vasuki Rajam, Usha H. Study of clinical outcomes of subfascial perforator ligation surgery in perforator incompetence. Journal of evidence based medicine and healthcare published feb 2017 page 810-815.

Areas of Expertise


  • Breast and complex oncoplasty surgeries
  • Minimal invasive Laparoscopic
  • Robotic Gastrointestinal
  • Gynaecological
  • Peritoneal surface malignancies and with techniques of HIPEC and PIPAC

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