Dr Krishnaswamy Thirumurthi | Nuclear Medicine MGM Healthcare

Dr Krishnaswamy Thirumurthi

Head of the Department

Dr Thirumurthi is a highly experienced medical professional with expertise in nuclear medicine. He has over 40 years of experience in the field. A Graduate of University of Madras (MBBS – 1979), he Completed masters in Nuclear Medicine in 1982 (Masc.) from the National University of Ireland. Before moving to Chennai, he worked as Physician in Nuclear Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital-Dublin, Ireland and at SKIMS, Srinagar, Kashmir. In Chennai he was Consultant in Nuclear Medicine at Apollo Hospital, Malar Hospital and at Madras Medical Mission and now he is the chief of Nuclear Medicine at MGM Healthcare.

He is also an accomplished teacher and researcher in his field. He has published research articles and presented research papers at international and national journals / medical conference. He has contributed a chapter in ‘Principles and Practice of Paediatric Nephrology’ text book. Recently (Dec 2022) he was honoured to give RD Lele Oration at ANMPI meet at Vadodara.

Apart from being a part of the design team in the development of New Gamma Camera – E Cam
(Siemens USA), he was also the chair-person for the committee to review of code for practice of Nuclear Medicine in India.


MBBS – University of Madras, Chennai

M.APPL.Sc (Hons) – Nuclear Medicine.
Master of Applied Sciences
National University of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland Medicine

  • Life member of Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • Founder Member – Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians of India and Past president of (ANMPI) Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians of India
  • Founder Member – Indian College of Nuclear
  • Life Member- Indian Radiological and Imaging Association

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