Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), HBNI Fellowship in Breast Surgery (Tata Memorial Hospital), Fellow of the European Board of Surgery in Breast Surgery (UEMS, HQ Belgium), Fellowship in Breast Oncoplasty (Paris, France)

Designation: Consultant, Surgical Oncology

Years of experience: 12 years

Areas of expertise: 

  • Diagnosis and treatment of all types of breast diseases - benign and cancerous
  • Oncoplastic breast surgeries including breast reshaping and reconstruction after breast cancer surgery
  • Breast reduction and augmentation


Dr. Karishma Kirti is a Consultant Breast Specialist and Oncoplastic surgeon treating breast cancers as well as benign breast diseases. She has received her cancer training from the prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and from L'institut du Sein, Paris (France). She specialises in all types of breast cancer surgery from ultrasound and wire guided biopsies to mastectomies, breast conservation surgeries, oncoplastic procedures and aesthetic breast surgery with the latest techniques. She also has sound experience in axillary surgery like sentinel lymph node biopsy to reduce surgery related side effects and lymphoedema management. 
Dr. Karishma has a keen interest in holistic cancer care and goes to great lengths to ensure a good quality of life after cancer treatment in her patients. Her goal is to bring awareness about breast cancer amongst women in India and educate the population about the importance of risk management, screening and early diagnosis.
She has also given talks and participated as a faculty in many national conferences and has the honour of being a manuscript reviewer for the indexed journal Indian Journal of Surgery.

Awards & Publications: 

Awards & Publications:
Poster Presentations:

  • San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS 2020) “Reconsidering the management of palpable DCIS: a single institution audit”cin December, 2020
  • European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC 2020) “Knowledge Attitude and Practice of Surgeons for Breast Conserving Surgery: Results From an Indian Cohort” in October, 2020
  • European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC 2020) “Reconsidering the management of palpable DCIS: a single institution audit" in October, 2020
  • Indian Cancer Congress (ICC 2017) “Changing Trends in Usage of Her2- Targeted Therapy at a Tertiary Care Centre in India” in December, 2017
  • Advances in Breast Cancer (ABC 2016) poster & oral presentation “Intra-Operative Frozen Section Analysis of Lymph Nodes in Low Axillary Sampling in Clinically Node Negative Breast Cancer"  in October, 2016

Research Publications:

  • Contributor for “Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 83 countries” Lancet. 2021;397(10272):387-397. (
  • Commentary on “Palpable ductal carcinoma in situ: A paradox of benign mind with malignant action!” Published in the Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology in June 2020 (DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_88_20)
  • Chapter on “Breast Cancer Screening” Dasgupta’s Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jaypee Brothers 2019 (ISBN 978-93-89776-53-9)
  • Chapter on “Microdochectomy”. Atlas of Operative Surgical Oncology, Jaypee Brothers 2017 (ISBN 978-93-86261-98-4)
  • Case report “Right Flank Pain as the Only Symptom for Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient on Treatment for HIV Infection” Published in the Internet Journal of Medical Update, January 2016. (DOI: 10.4314/ijmu.v11i1.4)
  • Research Article titled “Comparison Between Rapid Urease Test and Carbon 14 Urea Breath Test in the Diagnosis of Helicobacter Pylori Infection”. Published in International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, September 2015 (DOI : 10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150632)
  • Case report titled “Myxoid Liposarcoma Presenting as a Cystic Neck Swelling”. Published in International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, May 2015. (DOI: 10.5455/2320-6012.ijrms20150547)



  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI)
  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
  • Breast Global
  • Asian Society of Mastology (ASOMA)
  • European Breast Cancer Research Association of Surgical Trialists (EUBREAST Network)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
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