Primary school education in municipal school, Secondary education in N.K.E.S. high school Wadala. Premedical in S.I.E.S college. He joined LTM Medical College, Sion, Mumbai in 1973. He passed M.D. (Gen. Medicine) in April 1982 (stood 2nd in the University) and D.M. (Card) in October 1984 at 1st attempt from the same institution.
He is currently Prof. & Ex-Head - Dept. of Medicine & Cardiology at Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Nerul., Navi Mumbai. Prior to this, he was associated with K. J. Somaiya Medical College from 1st June, 1991 till 28th Jun, 2005. He is a astute bedside clinician and very scientific in patient care. He always keeps pace with scientific advances in medicine by attending various meetings at national and international levels. Also, he conducts many lectures and teaching programs for lay people an medical community. He is an excellent orator and outstanding leader. He is a MC1 recognized teacher and examiner for under-graduate and post-graduate degrees.
He was API - Gen. Secretary (Mumbai Chapter) in the year 1995-96 and was in the sub-committee of Golden Jubilee API program. He has given an oration on Heart Failure at the API Vidarbha Chapter, Nagpur in 2006. He has contributed a paper in India Heart Journal He has also given talks on TV, Radio for health awareness and written i newspapers for Positive Health & Healthy Liviing. His this website is for creating awareness for lay people and for doctors' continued medical education.
He has been awarded Follow of Indian College of Cardiology and Fellow of Indian College of Physicians, Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology, Fellow of American College of Cardiology, Member of European Association of PCI.
He is a life member of Association of Physicians of India. Cardiological Society of India. Indian Medical Association. Indian College of Cardiology, Indian College of Interventional Cardiology. Indian Society of Electrocardiology and Indian Heart Rhythm Society.
Because of his sharp clinical acumen, extensive knowledge in the subject and art of caring and curing, has a unique simple way of approaching illness using low technology more often than the high technology. He also believes strongly that majority of the patients need low technology only and high technology should be reserved only for few selected patients and as and when necessary because high technology has its own limitations and problems. many people may believe that high technology and spending lot of money is superior form of treatment but it is not so because in the field of medicine every treatment has its own place and all are complimentary to each other rather than one is better than the other.
For last 25 years he has been treating 100's of patient giving them the right direction and advice to balance all four components of health and well being i.e. body, mind, spirit and social, in the holistic way.
Dr. Shetty has a unique distinction of performing the 1st angiography and 1st angioplasty at two leading private institute in Mumbai.
Today good scientific study and data are available confirming the fact that our disease process is different as compared to the western world in most of the illnesses. If that is so Dr. Shetty feels that our disease also needs different approach rather than applying western methods straightaway.
Dr. Shetty had the privilege of seeing the evolution of various checkups for the last 25 years and has the ability of doing every checkups himself on patients from simple history taking up to the complex procedures like angiography and angioplasty. Because of this, he knows the positive and negative aspects of every checkups and is sharp in selecting the right investigation applying common sense, presence of mind approach particularly looking into our socio- economic background.
He strongly believes that good history taking and examination of the patient is the most important tool among all the available checkups today.