Dr Madhukumar is a senior consultant surgeon in Singhealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre under Division of Surgical Oncology. She obtained her MBBS and Master of Surgery degree from India. She obtained FRCS from Royal college of surgeons, Glasgow in 1998. She started working in Singapore from 1999 and obtained her FAMS and specialist accreditation in Surgery in 2004.
Since then she was working in Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) before joining National Cancer Centre Singapore, Department of Surgical Oncology. Her main interest is in breast cancer surgery including screening and detection, surgical management and follow up. She is also senior consultant in the trauma service under Division of General Surgery, SGH. Apart from the clinical interest she is very active in the educational field. She is a pioneer fellow of AMEI. She is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows and allied health professionals.
She is also actively involved in breast cancer research activities.