Sangeetha Kolluri DO, FACOS

Breast Surgical Oncology

Breast Surgery

Dr. Kolluri is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon, treating the entire spectrum of breast conditions from breast cancer to benign conditions. She is proud to be exclusively focused on breast health and disease, including genetic evaluation and assessment of risk for breast cancer. She performs numerous in-office procedures with ultrasound guidance, to assist in the diagnosis of breast disease, and coordinates closely with her medical oncology and radiation oncology colleagues to ensure that all her patients are receiving a comprehensive multi-disciplinary treatment plan that is tailored to their needs. Dr. Kolluri is a Hidden Scar trained surgeon on and delivers optimal clinical and aesthetic outcomes for patients with breast cancer. She routinely utilizes Hidden Scar incisions such as peri-areolar, axillary and inframammary, with excellent cosmetic outcomes. For breast cancer patients, she will additionally place a BioZorb bio-absorbable tumor marker within the lumpectomy cavity. Dr. Kolluri is extremely experienced in using this leading edge tool to facilitate oncoplastic reconstruction of the lumpectomy cavity, to avoid breast defects after surgery and radiation. She frequently partners with plastic surgeons to provide breast reconstruction options such as DIEP flap and implant-based reconstruction at time of mastectomy.

Educational Background

Dr. Kolluri was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey and relocated to Texas in 2015. She attended medical school and general surgery residency in New York, and completed her breast surgical oncology fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She lives in Austin with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys craft beer and wine tasting, travel and playing with her dog.

What I Love About My Job

“What I love about my job is the ability to put the patient in the driver’s seat. I work for you, the patient. Together we navigate the worst moment of a patient’s life and together we get you to the other side. Every patient is different in my years of practice and together we find an evidence based approach for you. My job is to ask questions and to find out what is most important to you, I will help. Cancer consumes all things in life, it’s not only your life it’s your
quality of life.”

Appointments

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sangeetha Kolluri, call Austin Cancer Center at 512.505.5500, or use our online Request an Appointment form.