Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi

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Dr Jayanti Thumsi is a highly experienced general surgeon with a specialisation in breast surgery. She provides a range of breast surgery services, including mastectomies, microdochectomy, breast reconstruction surgery, DIEP reconstruction, implant reconstruction surgeries, sentinel lymph node biopsies, localisation and surgery for non-palpable masses in the breast, LD flaps, breast conservation surgery, TRAM flaps, non-cancerous breast surgeries, and cosmetic breast surgery.

Educational Qualification

  • MBBS – Grant Medical college, JJ Group of Hospitals, 1990
  • MS – Grant Medical college, JJ Group of Hospitals, 1993

Treatment & services expertise

  • Senior Registrar in Department of General Surgery in JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Worked in one of the major and renowned government Hospital in Mumbai.
  • Area of work Included Minor and Major Surgeries, OPD Clinics, In patients, Post-Operative Ward, Surgical ICU Patient management. Senior Registrar in Department of General Surgery in St John’s Hospital, Bangalore
  • Independently managed all Major and Minor Surgeries and Surgical Emergencies. Clinical Attachment in Department of Breast Oncology, TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. 
  • Conducted various major and minor breast surgeries. Performed breast reconstruction surgeries. Performed comprehensive management of breast cancer patients. have worked as a general surgeon from 1996. Since 1999 I have been increasingly focusing on Breast Oncology and since 2012, I
    have a full-time commitment towards patients with Breast Cancer.
  • Focused work on Breast Oncology patients in the following hospitals:
  • Visiting Consultant
  • Sagar Group of Hospitals (2002 -2012)
  • Rajashekar Hospital (2000-2012)
  • Sevakshetra Hospital (1995- present)
  • Full-time Appointment
  • BGS Global Hospital (2012- April 2018)
  • Sparsh Super Specialty Hospital (May 2018 – August 2020)
    Currently working at Apollo Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Surgical work
  • Performed 3600 breast surgeries and more than 2500 non-breast surgeries.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Have Worked as A General Surgeon From 1996. Since 1999 I Have Been Increasingly Focusing on Breast Oncology and Since 2012
  • India Surgical Work Performed 3600 Breast Surgeries And More Than 2500 Non-Breast Surgeries. She Would Like To Continue To Make Positive Impact On Lives Of Women To Take Change Of Their Health And Wellbeing.   Future Plans:
  • She Has 30 Years Of Experience In The Field Of Breast Oncology. She Conducted More Than 3300 Breast Surgeries. One Of
  • The Very Few Lady Surgeons Practicing Breast Oncology Exclusively. She Has Desire To Continue Be A Part Of Comprehensive Breast
  • Oncology Department For Patients With Breast Diseases. Our Facility Should Be Able To Manage The Spectrum Of Patients With Breast
  • Cancer From Non-Palpable Mass To Stage 4 Breast Cancer According To The International Standards. Using Technology, Innovations She
  • Would Want To Enhance The Quality Of Breast Surgeries With Focus On Organ Preservation, Oncoplastic And Breast Reconstruction
  • Surgeries With An Intent To Not Only Clear Cancer But Also Give Equal Importance To Maintain Femininity Of Women And Improve The
  • Patient’s Quality Of Life.
  • She Is  Getting Trained In Robotic Breast Surgeries And If Found Feasible Would Be One Of The First Ones To Start Robotic Breast Surgeries
  • In India.
  • She Wants To Train Young Surgeons, A Wholesome Treatment For Breast Related Diseases Such That Breast Cancer Treatment Gets Standardized In India And Wherever She Chooses To Work. She Wants To Be A Part Of Research Program Both In Basic Science And Clinical Breast Oncology.
  • She Wants To Conduct Research To Understand The Disease Pattern, Risk Factors And Most Effective Treatment Particular To Our Country. 
  • She Wants to Organize, Participate and Train People in Various Activities to Bring About Awareness in General Public in Early Detection of Breast Cancer to Decrease the Burden of the Disease in Our Society. 
  • She Wants to Continue and Expand the Activities of Sthree (Breast Cancer Survivors Group) Thereby Assuring Women That They Are Not
  • Alone In the Fight Against Breast Cancer.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Indian Cancer Society.
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India
  • Karnataka state chapter of gynecological oncologists of India.

Detail Work Experience

  • She has worked as consulting obstetrician and gynaecologist in respected hospital with an experience of more than 10 Years.

Research & Publications

Worse event-free and relapse-free survival in financially disadvantaged patients with breast cancer in South India. J. Thumsi (1), M. Nataraj (1), M.L. Kavitha (2), S. Jadhav (1) (1) BGS Global Hospital, Global Cancer Institute, Bangalore, India (2) Christian Medical College, Department of Haematology, Vellore, India. EBCC 9, Glasgow 2014. Abstract number: 141. Poster presentation.

  • Outcomes in financially disadvantaged patients with breast cancer in south India. Jayanti Satish Thumsi, Mallika Nataraj, Kavitha M L, Sachin Suresh Jadhav; BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore, India; Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Abstract Number: e17501. http://meetinglibrary.asco.org/content/126174-144
  • Poor prognostic factors and differences in chemotherapy lead to poorer outcomes in financially disadvantaged patients with breast cancer in South India. Jayanti S. Thumsi1, Mallika Nataraj1, Kavitha ML2, Sachin Suresh Jadhav1. 1.Global Cancer Institute, BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore, India. 2.. Department of Hematology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Breast oncology conference 2014, Kochi, Multi – disciplinary management of breast cancer. Oral presentation.
  • A Handy Diagnostic Tool for Preventive Therapy based on Prior Estimation of Metastasis. Madhura Gangaiah1, Divya Patil2, Sangeetha D R3, Dr. Andhe Pallavi4, Dr. Sachin Suresh Jadhav (MD)5, Dr. Jayanthi Thumsi (MS)6 1Assistant Professor, IT Department, RNSIT, Bangalore, India 2, 3 PG Student, IT Department, RNSIT, Bangalore, India 4 Prof. & HOD, IT Department, RNSIT, Bangalore, India 5, 6 BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore, India. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015 www.ijsr.net
  • Journal of Cancer Policy, Volume 13, September 2017, Pages 75-80, Worse event-free and relapse-free survival in financially disadvantaged patients with breast cancer in South India Jayanti S.ThumsiaSachin SureshJadhavaMallikaNatarajaKavithaMLb
  • Thumsi et al., (2020) Analysis of risk factors in Breast Cancer: Experience from a single centre from South India. Archives of Oncology Research and Therapy (Arch Onco Resh Ther) 2(1): 1-9

Trainings and conferences

Education for public- So far, have conducted about 357 breast awareness and screening camps throughout Bangalore and in many districts in Karnataka. Have reached out to more than 4,58,000 women through this. 40% of our patients have been diagnosed in these camps. • Conducted many TV shows on Breast Diseases. • Conducted many Radio Programs on Breast Oncology. • Written many articles in Newspaper and Magazines on Breast Oncology. Authored a book on breast cancer ‘Lump to laughter’ (Blue jay publishers- 3rd Edition has been now published). Organized ‘The World’s largest drive for self-examination of the breast in India’ along with BGS Global hospital, in Bangalore on October 31st, 2015, wherein 2332 women were taught breast self-examination in one day. 1000 volunteers were trained for this event. This has been recognized by the Limca Book of Records. Presentations and Conferences:

  • Invited as a speaker in Srilanka Medical Association Annual Conference in 2013.
  • Invited as a speaker in Srilanka Oncology Association conference in 2012.
  • Invited as a speaker in Kenya Medical Association Conference in 2012.
  • Speaker in Global Oncology update in 2012.
  • Speaker in more than 58 CME and conferences conducted by various IMA, BSOG, Fertility preservation society, Family.
    Physician’s association in Bangalore and throughout Karnataka.
  • Organizer of Breast Oncology Conference in Bangalore 2012.
  • Program Moderator for CME on Mammaprint.
  • Organizing secretary ‘Symposium of Breast Disorders’ in association with KSC AGOI and BSOG on June 4th, 2017.
  • Invited to conduct a workshop on Preventive Oncology at FOGSI annual conference in Jan 2019 to be held in Bangalore.
    with 10,000 delegates from all over the country.
  • Speaker in the Annual conference of Indian Fertility Society 2017
  • Speaker and moderator for preventive Breast Oncology in AICOG 2019
  • Speaker in Annual Conference of BSOG 2020


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