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Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

  • Cardiologist
Bengaluru, Karnataka
St. Aloysius School, Mangaluru
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (MBBS, M.S.)
Royal college of Surgeons (FRCS)
34 Years of Practice
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Expertise And Specialities
  • Cardiac Surgery Adult & Paediatric
  • Pulmonary Endarterectomy
  • Redo Heart Surgery

About Devi Prasad Shetty

Dr. Devi Prasad is among Bangalore's most recognized cardiothoracic surgeons, and he is regarded as one of the country's top ten cardiologists by the Indian Medical Association. In his more than 35 years of experience, Dr. Shetty has conducted more than 15,200 cardiac surgeries, 4900 of which have been performed on children.

He received his MBBS and MS degrees from the prestigious Kasturba Medical College in Bangalore.

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty recently accomplished Asia's first lively cardiomyoplasty surgery, in which the heart muscle of the chest wall is used to replace the heart muscle that has been damaged by disease. His expertise includes keyhole heart transplant using a microchip camera, which makes him one of the world's few doctors who can perform this procedure.

For the first time in India, he has used a ventricular assist gadget to temporarily sustain the function of a failing cardiac muscle. He is widely considered as among the most accomplished bypass grafting experts in the nation when it is about doing bypass grafting procedures on a living body. In 1990, he was the first surgeon in India to perform an open-heart operation on a 9-day-old baby, making him the country's first open-heart surgeon.

Dr. Shetty is also the founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya, a multi-specialty hospital in Bangalore, as well as the Rabindranath Tagore International Centre of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS), a cardiac research institute in Kolkata. Dr. Prasad specializes in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, which is something he has a lot of experience with.

Dr. Shetty was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honor, for his medical services.

In recognition of his contributions to healthcare, he has also been granted the 'Padma Bhushan,' India's third-highest civilian honor, by the Indian government.

Aside from being a renowned surgeon, he is also well-known for his contributions to medical science as well as the welfare of the general public.

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