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Dr. Sreekanth B. Shetty

Senior Consultant & Head - Interventional Cardiology

MD (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology)

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About Dr. Sreekanth B. Shetty

Dr. Sreekanth Shetty performs most of his angioplasties through the Trans-radial route (Through the wrist), even for complex angioplasties such as those involving large side branches (Bifurcation stenting) and for heart attacks (Primary PCI / Heart Attack Angioplasty). This helps achieve excellent results with great patient comfort and minimal risk of complications. He is also known for his consistent success in opening Chronic Total Occlusions which are considered the final frontier in coronary interventions. He believes in exploring new frontiers to provide the best available care to his patients for the betterment of their lives. He firmly believes in honest communication which allows patients to make fully informed choices.

Area of Expertise

MD (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology)

Qualification

Dr. Shetty is an alumnus of the JJM Medical College, Davanagere (Kuvempu University) where he did his MBBS (1991 – 1996) with distinctions in six subjects. He excelled in clinical and bedside medicine and his exemplary clinical skills were highly appreciated by his peers and teachers alike. He completed his compulsory internship at the Chigateri General Hospital, Bapuji Hospital and Women and Child Hospital at Davanagere where he showed complete commitment and dedication to patient care which would become the foundation for his patient-centric approach in the years to come.  Thereafter he secured MD (Internal Medicine) seat at the prestigious KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai through the all-India Pre-PG entrance where he scored 29 th rank in the first attempt and completed his post-graduation with a Gold Medal in Mumbai University for the year 2000. He was also the best out-going student for his batch at KEM Hospital and was awarded the “Dr. Palekar Prize “. KEM Hospital is among the premier institutes in India and is sought after by the brightest in the medical field. It provides the most comprehensive training in all branches of Internal medicine and also creates solid grounding in academics and research. In 2004 he completed his DM (Cardiology) from J.J. Hospital and Grant Medical College, Mumbai which is one of the largest state-run hospitals in Maharashtra and is also amongst the premier institutes in India. Here he received intensive training in the entire spectrum of Cardiovascular Medicine ranging from Coronary artery disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Congenital Heart disease, Lipidology, Heart Failure, Valvular and other structural heart diseases, Hypertension and Arrhythmia management. Being a very busy hospital with a structured training programme, JJ Hospital provided Dr Shetty with excellent training in Interventional Cardiology and has shaped him into a master interventionist