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Dr. B.S.Rama Murthy


Dr. B.S.Rama Murthy is a Consultant Radiologist and Fetal Medicine Specialist at Srinivasa Ultrasound Scanning Centre, Bangalore, India. He is one of the leading pioneers in the Ultrasound practice in India.

He was the first radiologist to practice ultrasound exclusively, in the state of Karnataka. He has worked for over 34 years out of his institution, Srinivasa Ultrasound Scanning Centre.

He is the founder of 'Fetal Foundation of India' which runs a completely free obstetric ultrasound service. He has trained many specialists through the Foundation.


  • MBBS & DMRD (Diploma Medical Radiodiagnosis) from Bangalore Medical College, India.

  • MD Radiodiagnosis from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. His dissertation as a part of the MD curriculum was on ‘Ultrasound of Abdominal masses’, the first ever ultrasound thesis presented in India.

  • DNB Radiology from the National Board of Examiners, New Delhi, India.


  • Dr.B.S.Rama Murthy has logged over 34 years of ultrasound practice at his private centre.

  • He has been a former Associate Professor of Radiology in M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital and Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore.

Publications and Work:

  • Dr. B.S.Rama Murthy has published a textbook, ‘Imaging of fetal brain and spine’ (Springer 2019) with all the eleven chapters authored by him.

  • Dr. B.S.Rama Murthy has contributed chapters to the following textbooks:
    - A Practical Guide to Obstetrics
    - An Introduction to Genetics and Fetal Medicine
    - Fetal Echocardiography
    - The First Trimester
    - Ultrasound in Congenital Anomalies (two chapters)
    - Management of Obstetrics & its related problems
    - Ward Rounds in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    - Ultrasound in Medicine

  • He has been honoured with the following orations:
    N.G.Gadekar oration at the National Congress of Indian Radiology & Imaging Association
    - BM Memorial Foundation Day oration organised by the Bengal Obstetric & Gynecological Society
    - The AOGS oration organised by the Ahmedabad Obstetric and Gynecological Society

  • He has organized two ultrasound conferences on invitation from the Ministry of Health, at Kuwait.

  • He has, on invitation, delivered lectures in Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Kuwait, and UAE.

  • He has delivered innumerable lectures and conducted many live obstetric ultrasound workshops all over the country.

  • He has been a part of many webinars dedicated to obstetric imaging and Fetal medicine.

Achievements and Awards:

  • He is a Founding member of the Indian Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • He is the founder of the Medical Ultrasound Society of Karnataka (MUSK) which is now 25 years old. He is the Chief patron of MUSK.

  • He was on the editorial board of ‘Indian Journal of Radiology & Imaging’