Dr. Rajinder Kaur Saggu

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals,
New Delhi


Dr Rajinder Kaur Saggu is a highly experienced, dedicated, and leading Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon with a clinical practice devoted solely to the management of breast cancer and non-cancerous conditions of breast. She received her training at prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, in Mumbai, India, and M D Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Texas.

Dr Saggu is committed to providing the highest levels of professionalism, care and integrity to her patients. Her approach to patient care is comprehensive, minimally invasive (Breast Oncoplasty) and compassionate. She strives to provide evidence-based care and management aligned with international best practices. Dr Saggu offers full range of level I and level II oncoplastic techniques as well as Flap and implant based Breast Reconstruction to all her patients.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr Saggu is actively involved in breast cancer awareness campaigns. She is passionate about educating the public about importance of early detection and prevention of breast cancer.

With her extensive experience and expertise, Dr Saggu is valuable asset to our organization and is dedicated to providing exceptional care to our patients.

She has an overall 22 years of experience as a General Surgeon and 16 years of rich professional experience in Surgical oncology and breast Services.


  • Tata Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai
  • M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Fellow: American College of Surgeons (FACS)


  • Evidence based Breast diseases Management (Benign and Malignant)
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy (Dual Dye, ICG / Gamma probe / Blue dye)
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Breast Conserving Surgery
  • Perforator Flap Breast Surgery
  • Nipple and Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Flap & Implant based Whole Breast Reconstruction
  • Early diagnosis & treatment of breast cancer
  • Experienced in performing image guided VABB, localization of impalpable breast lesions, ICG Fluorescence guided breast surgery
  • Experience in Complex Oncological procedures
  • Breast Cancer Genetics, Family history and risk assessment


• Senior Research Fellow in Breast Surgery- Tata Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai (2009)

• Master of Surgery (MS), General Surgery, Govt. Medical College, Patiala, Punjab (2002)

• Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) Govt. Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra (1998)


  • Oncoplasty Fellowship at International School of Oncoplastic Surgery, under world renowned Oncoplasty expert Dr C B Koppiker
  • M.Ch. Principles of Breast Oncoplastic Surgery, University of East Anglia, UK – 2021 – 2023
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Workshops by Breast Global & ISOS
  • Hands on ICG workshop by ISOS & Stryker
  • Hands on VABB workshop by ISOS & BARD
  • Breast Fellow at American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Breast Fellow at Tata Memorial hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, under the able guidance of renowned Breast Surgeon Dr Rajendra Badwe.


• Director Breast Oncosurgery, Max Institute of Cancer Care, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad – May 2023

• Senior Consultant Apollo Spectra Hospital, New Delhi – March 2022 – April 2023

• Consultant Surgical Oncology, Specialist Breast Services, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals; New Delhi, 2015 – February 2022.

• Attending Consultant Surgical Oncology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals; New Delhi –2010 – 2015

• Trainee in Breast Oncology and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston. Texas. 2009

• Senior Research Fellow, Breast unit, (Surgical oncology) at Tata Memorial Hospital & RESEARCH CENTRE, MUMBAI. 2009

• Senior Registrar, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. 2004 – 2007


  1. Metaplastic Carcinoma of the Breast: a rare neoplasm with prominent osseous differentiation: MAR Oncology, Vol 1, issue 3.
  2. Poster presentation – An Unusual Symptomatic Breast Asymmetry in a 33-Year-Old female – A Case Report.


  • ASI (Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India)
  • ABSI (Association of breast surgeons of India)
  • Member of Delhi Breast Oncology Group (DBOG)
  • Member of Breast Imaging Society of India (BISI)
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO)
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Associate Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS)


In order to provide services to the underprivileged women, she along with her husband Dr. S S Saggu, set up a charitable organization – Guru Nanak Cancer Care Trust.

The Trust was established on May 27th, 2012 at the Jonti Village, Delhi. Over the years, she has treated several people suffering from various diseases of breast.

The mission of the Trust is to treat, educate, and support people fighting breast cancer.  We aim to create awareness on the importance of early detection of Breast Cancer.

Dr Rajinder Kaur Saggu is actively involved in spreading awareness about breast cancer by holding CMEs, awareness talks, forums on various platforms.

She regularly holds public meetings and writes articles on breast cancer awareness.


2020 (Women’s Era):
When to worry about breast lumps…? 

book moving on

2019 :
Moving On – A Comprehensive Handbook on Understanding Breast Cancer. [download]

2012 :
Guide to Women Cancer –
Cure Your Body, Heal Your Soul.