Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is one of the most renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Bangalore.
He 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
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