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Dr. Swathi Prakash

Dr. Swathi Prakash

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Breast & Endocrine Surgery) (AIIMS, New Delhi)

Cancer Centre

Associate Consultant - Breast Surgery

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Brief Profile

Dr. Swathi Prakash is a highly skilled breast surgeon with expertise in diagnosing and treating both benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) breast diseases. Her capabilities encompass a range of conditions, including breast pain, fibroadenoma, uncertain breast lesions, breast cancer in both genders, risk reduction strategies for high-risk patients prone to familial breast cancer, phyllodes, and addressing psychosocial follow-up/survivorship issues in breast cancer patients. She focuses on enhancing the quality of life through compassionate patient care.

She demonstrates a strong commitment to ongoing learning, keeping abreast of advancements in medical research and technology. Her proficiency extends to utilizing diagnostic tools such as mammography, ultrasound, and MRI for precise breast imaging and interpretation.

Dr. Swathi holds the distinction of being the first in Tamil Nadu to attain the MCh degree in the specialty of Breast surgery. Her training included rotations across various disciplines related to breast health, providing exposure to diverse patient management strategies at AIIMS, New Delhi. Additionally, she has contributed to the National Institute of Cancer Prevention & Research (NICPR), Noida, participating in Breast Cancer Screening and educating healthcare professionals through video conferences about self-breast examination and proper patient referral management.

Educational Qualifications

  1. MCh (Breast & Endocrine Surgery) in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi 
  2. MS (General Surgery) in Govt Kilpauk Medical College / Govt Royapettah Hospital, Chennai 
  3. M.B.B.S in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Honors Awards

  • Won Prize in ASOMA 2022 Dehradun for poster titled “Notorious Dcis with Lobular Cancerization, Multiple Recurrences and Contralateral Axillary Metastases (Cam)- A Case Report”
  • Won Prize in ASICON 2017, Jaipur for poster titled “A Rare Case Report of COLLISION TUMOR OF SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND”
  • Won Prize in Case presentation in International College of Surgeons (ICS)- Conference on Updates of endocrine surgery 2017 titled “A Retrosternal goitre”

Associated Publications

Research on “Comparison of Quality of Life, cosmesis and oncological outcomes of skin sparing mastectomy with total breast reconstruction using autologous fat grafting versus skin sparing mastectomy with silicone implant reconstruction versus breast conservative therapy among patients with early breast cancer: A Randomized controlled trial”

Presentation:

Presented in Australasian International Breast Congress in Brisbane (AIBC), Australia titled “Skin Sparing Mastectomy (SSM) With Total Autologous Fat Grafting With Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PrP) Versus Breast Conservation Therapy In Early Breast Cancer Patients: Randomised Controlled Trial With Follow-Up Of 34 Months”

Clinical Expertise

Her expertise is in breast cancer screening, vacuum assisted excision of fibroadenoma, breast lesion excision biopsy, ultrasound guided aspiration and drainage of breast abscess, breast preservation surgery and reconstruction(oncoplasty), wire localisation excisions for non-palpable early breast cancer, modified radical mastectomy, skin/nipple sparing mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy using nuclear colloid or spycamera.

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