Indian Radiology and Imaging Association
Breast Imaging Society
European Society of Breast Imaging [ EUSOBI ]
Society of Breast Imaging, USA
[ SBI ]
Oncological Society of India
The breast center at KMCH is led by Dr Rupa Renganathan who has 15 years of experience in Radiology after her post-graduation from the Madurai Medical College and later at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. She then completed her fellowship from the Royal College of Radiologist, United Kingdom. She further had specialist training in Breast imaging at San Diego University, The Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University and also at the Toronto University.
She has been an Governing council member of the Society of breast imaging and also one of the members in drafting guidelines for the society. She is currently a leader in performing minimally invasive procedures for breast tumours she continues to train people all across India and has the largest series in removal of benign tumours of the breast. She has several publications in Indian and international journals.
MBBS, PSG Medical College – 2002
Received Distinction in Anatomy, Bio-Chemistry, Pathology, PSM, ENT and Ophthalmology.
Was all rounder Rank-3 for the batch of 96
DMRD, Madurai Medical College – 2005 and was the university topper.
DNB, Amirta Institute of Medical Sciences – 2007
Has done extensive research in ultrasound, MRI and 3D Mammography. Has published papers on the use of advance sequences in differentiating types of cancer breast, the effect of Chemotherapy and grading of tumor on imaging.
She holds the record for having done the largest number of pinhole procedures for the removal of non-cancerous lumps of the breast in India. She has extensive experience doing image-guided biopsy for breast lumps. She also routinely does wire localization.
Dr. Rupa is the first doctor to start MR guided biopsy for breast lumps.
She is a luminary for Hologic USA and lectures across the globe on advanced breast imaging on the behalf of the company.
She is the proctor for all breast interventions and conducts workshops in training other physicians in the Asia Pacific region.