Dr. Devi Shetty

Speciality Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
Qualification MBBS, MS, Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery
(Royal College of Surgeons, England)
Experience 34+ Years
Hospital Narayana Hospital, Bangalore
Location – Bangalore

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Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
MBBS, MS, Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery (Royal College of Surgeons, England)
34+ Years of experience
Bangalore, India

Dr. Devi Shetty is the most reputed and renowned cardiac surgeon in the country. He is the chairman and founder of Narayana Health- which is a chain of 21 hospitals in India.

He has to his credit over 15,000 cardiac surgeries, 5000 of which were on children, which include India’s first neonatal cardiac surgery performed in 1992. He is the first surgeon to perform Asia’s very first Dynamic cardiomyopathy operation which aims to strengthen the weak heart muscles using the chest wall muscle.

Dr. Shetty earned his MBBS and MS degrees from the prestigious Kasturba Medical College.
Following that, he completed his FRCS at Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry and East Birmingham Hospital as part of the West Midlands Cardio-Thoracic Rotation Program.

He is one of the few doctors in the world that does keyhole heart surgery using a microchip camera. He has employed a left ventricular assist device to temporarily maintain a failing heart for the first time in India. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is one of the most accomplished doctors in the world when it comes to bypass grafting on a beating heart.

He designed ‘Yeshasvini Cooperative Farmer’s Health Care Scheme’, the cheapest health insurance scheme to provide insurance cover for around 805 surgical procedures to the poor farmers and their families.

For his contribution in the field of affordable healthcare, Dr. Shetty has been awarded the Padma Shri-the fourth highest civilian award and the Padma Bhushan- the third-highest civilian award by the Government of India.