Dr. Prathiba Rajalakshmi

Dr. Prathiba Rajalakshmi

MBBS, MD, EDiR, FNB (Breast Imaging).

Interventional Radiology and Imaging Services

Senior Consultant, Department of Radiology.
Lead- Breast Imaging and Interventions.

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Brief Profile

  • More than 10 years post MD (Radio-diagnosis) experience
  • MD in Radio-diagnosis from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Fellowship in Breast Imaging and Interventions (FNB) from Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore
  • Excels in her work as radiologist with speciality training in Breast Imaging and  actively involves in clinical, academic and research activities
  • Other areas of her interest include abdominal and oncoimaging

Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S – Government Stanley Medical College, 2008
  • M.D. – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2011
  • EDiR – European Board of Radiology, 2021
  • Fellowship of National Board in Breast Imaging – National Board of Examination in Medical Sciences, 2022

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Indian Radiological and Imaging Association
  • Breast Imaging Society of India

Research and Publication

  • Srinivasan K, Prathiba Rajalakshmi P, Daspin D, Sukanya. Systemic manifestations of Neurocutaneous syndromes. Chapter in “Comprehensive textbook of Clinical Radiology” from Elsevier- IRIA, Volume 1.
  • Chahal A, Rajalakshmi P, Khan SA, Rastogi S, Srivastava DN, Gamanagatti S. CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteoma: Our experience in 87 patients. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2017 Apr-Jun;27(2):207-215.
  • Vasan S, Rajalakshmi P, Thulkar S. Imaging Case: NK/T-Cell Lymphoma, Nasal Type. Iran J Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov;27(83):481.
  • Rajalakshmi P, Vasan S, Hari S. Chronic abdominal pain in a young adult. Oman Med J. 2013 Mar;28(2):149-50. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.40
  • Rajalakshmi P, Srivastava DN, Rastogi S, Julka PK, Bhatnagar S, Gamanagatti S. Bipolar radiofrequency ablation of tibialchondroblastomas: A report of three cases. World J Radiol. 2012 Jul 28;4(7):335-40.
  • Rajalakshmi PP, Gadodia A, Priyatharshini P. Middle interhemispheric variant of holoprosencephaly: A rare midline malformation. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2015 Jul-Sep;10(3):244- 6. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.165678.
  • Prathiba Rajalakshmi P, Srinivasan K. Gastrointestinal manifestations of Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A report of two cases. World J Radiol. 2015 Mar 28;7(3):66-9. R Sidhu Ganesh, P Prathiba Rajalakshmi, G Murugan.Duplication of Gall Bladder: A Case Report.
  • SM Mohideen Fathima*, Kanakaraj, Prathiba Rajalakshmi. Ultrasound and MRI Findings in Invasive Molar Pregnancy.
  • Radiological spectrum of Pseudoangiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia of Breast- A case series. Accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, April 2022.

Clinical Expertise

Holistic breast imaging and interventions including

  • Mammogram interpretation including Tomosynthesis and contrast enhanced mammography
  • Sonomammography
  • MRI Breast
  • USG guided breast biopsy
  • USG guided therapeutic and diagnostic aspiration of breast lesions
  • Stereotactic and Tomosynthesis guided breast biopsy
  • MRI guided breast biopsy
  • Wire localisation of breast lesions
  • Marker placement in breast lesions

Whole body imaging including non vascular interventions and cross sectional imaging


  • Senior Resident at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi – February to July, 2012
  • Junior Consultant at Global Hospitals and Health City, Chennai – July, 2012 to December, 2013
  • Assistant Professor at Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital – February 2014 to June,2016
  • Consultant Radiologist at Annai Arul Hospital, Chennai – August to December, 2016 and June 2018 and February, 2021
  • Fellow in Breast Imaging at Kovai Medical Center and Hospital – February 2021 to February 2022
  • Consultant Radiologist at Cancer Institute, Adyar – April 2022 to present
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