Dr. Kowsalya (Kowsi) MurugappanEndocrine and Breast Surgeon

Dr. Kowsalya (Kowsi) MurugappanDr. Kowsalya (Kowsi) Murugappan
Dr Kowsi Murugappan is an Australian-trained Breast and Endocrine Surgeon. She obtained her medical degree at Monash University in 2004 and then completed her General Surgical training at the Austin Hospital and Monash Health between 2006-2012.
After completing three years of Breast and Endocrine fellowships at Nepean Hospital Sydney, Christchurch Hospital, NZ and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, she accepted a staff specialist position at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in 2016.
In this role Dr Murugappan has continued to indulge her passion for clinical teaching and research and is currently one of the principle breast cancer clinical researchers working within the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, with a growing body of published research.
Over the years, Dr. Murugappan has proven to be a compassionate and dedicated Breast and Endocrine Surgeon providing high quality of care for her patients. She is currently member of General Surgeons of Australia (GSA), Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurg ANZ) and International Society of Surgery (ISS).


  • Accredited at the Following Hospitals

    St.Andrew's War Memorial Hospital, Spring Hill

    Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower

    Royal Brisbane Womens Hospital, Herston

    St.Vincent's Northside Private Hospital, Chermside

  • Special Interests

    Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery

    Breast implant based reconstruction

  • Associations

    BreastSurg ANZ



  • Appointments

    Visiting Medical Officer, Breastscreen Queensland

    Senior Lecture at University of Queensland

    Breast and Endocrine Surgeon, RBWH

Practice Locations

Contact Details

Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

Suite 202 Level 2 AMA House 69 Christie Street ST LEONARDS, NSW 2065

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