Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

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  • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is one of the most renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Bangalore.
  • Dr. Shetty has been awarded ‘Padma Shri’, the fourth highest civilian award in India and ‘Padma Bhushan’, the third-highest civilian award by the Government of India for his contribution to healthcare.

  • With an experience of over 34+ years, he has performed over 15,000 heart operations among which 5000 were performed on kids.
  • Dr. Shetty has completed his MBBS & MS from the eminent Kasturba Medical College .Following which he did his FRCS from the West Midlands Cardio-Thoracic Rotation Program between Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry and East Birmingham Hospital.
  • Dr. Shetty has performed Asia’s first dynamic cardiomyoplasty operation to strengthen the weak heart muscle using the chest wall muscle.
  • He is one of the few surgeons in the world to use a microchip camera to perform a keyhole heart surgery.
  • For the first time in India, he has used a left ventricular assist device to temporarily support a failing heart .
  • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is counted amongst one of the most experienced doctors in the world in performing bypass-grafting operation on a beating heart.
  • In 1990, he became the first surgeon in India to venture into Neonatal open heart surgery by performing the open-heart surgery on a 9-day-old baby.
  • Dr. Shetty has won several awards for his contribution in both Medical Science and Public Welfare.
  • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is the founder of multi-specialty hospital Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) Kolkata.
  • Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty has his expertise in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Specialities

Specialization

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Work Experience of Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

Education

  • MBBS, Kasturba Medical College ,Mangalore
  • MS, Kasturba Medical College ,Mangalore
  • FRCS

Awards

  • Padma Bhushan, 2012
  • Padma Shri Award for Medicine in 2004.
  • Karnataka Ratna Award in the year 2001
  • Rajyotsava Award in the year 2002.
  • Sir M. Visvesvaraya Memorial Award in for the year 2003.
  • Ernst & Young-Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003.
  • Dr. B.C. Roy Award for the year 2003.
  • Schwab Foundation’s award in 2005

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