Radhika (Radi) Counsell, MBBS, MD, is a Consulting Medical Officer with RGA UK Services Limited. A specialist in gynecological and breast cancers, she provides direct case consultation for annuities, critical illness, terminal illness, and medical insurance claims, and review and input for RGA Global Underwriting Manual’s oncology guidelines and for new products under development in Asia. Dr. Counsell’s managerial role in the National Health Service (from which she recently retired) included the launching of the NHS Trust’s Acute Oncology Outreach Service, which provides opinions on cancer patients presenting with acute problems, and leadership of the regional gynecological brachytherapy service. She has also taught and trained medical students, acute medicine doctors, oncology specialty trainees, and therapy radiographers. She continues to work as an appraiser for NHS Trust medical consultants.
Dr. Counsell has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) of the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Faculty of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR). Her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, and her medical doctorate (M.D.) for research on magnetic resonance spectroscopy in breast cancer, are from University of London medical school. She has lectured on oncology at both medical and insurance events.