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Preetha Madhukumar
Dr Preetha Madhukumar
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Division of Surgical Oncology
Senior Consultant
MBBS, FRCS (Glasg)

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.

FAMS, Singapore 2004
FRCS, Glasgow 1998
M.S (General Surgery), Kerala University, India 1993
MBBS, Kerala University, India 1990
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

·         Clinical Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore     

·         Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School   

·         Course Director of ATLS, SAF and SingHealth

·         Chairperson, National Cancer Centre Singapore Infection Control Committee  

·         Core Faculty, General Surgery Residency program, SingHealth


·         NCCS Care Excellence award, 2011

·         SGH Service with a heart award quality service award, 2011

·         Duke- NUS Outstanding Faculty for Advocacy (Surgery) Faculty appreciation award, 2011

·         Outstanding Faculty Award for Singhealth, Residency Program 2014

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