Dr. Sreekanth B. Shetty - Interventional Cardiologist at Sakra Hospital in Bangalore

Dr. Sreekanth B. Shetty

Senior Consultant & Head - Interventional Cardiology

MD (Internal-Medicine), DM (Cardiology)

Institute of Cardiac Sciences

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Dr. Sreekanth B. Shetty completed his MD (Internal Medicine) from the prestigious KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai with a Gold Medal in Internal Medicine in the year 2000. Thereafter, he completed his DM (Cardiology) from J.J. Hospital and Grant Medical College, Mumbai.

Dr. Shetty is a well-known Interventional Cardiologist with a decade of experience in Cardiology. Before Joining Sakra World Hospital he has worked at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Heart Centre/VIVUS, Bangalore and Columbia Asia Referral Hospital and Fortis Hospital Cunningham Road, Bangalore.

Dr. Shetty is an expert in Complex Coronary Angioplasties, Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction, Acute Stroke Intervention, Permanent Pacemaker and Defibrillator implantation, Heart Failure device (CRT) implantation, Congenital heart disease intervention like device closures and Valvuloplasties, Carotid, Renal and Peripheral Vascular Interventions and Venous Interventions like IVC Filter placement and Venoplasties.

Dr. Shetty is a strong proponent of lifestyle interventions for the prevention of Heart Disease and stroke. He has taken several initiatives to educate the general public and medical practitioners on healthy lifestyle habits. Expeditious treatment of Heart attacks with Primary Angioplasties saves lives. Dr.Shetty works towards creating awareness regarding early recognition of heart attacks and fast tracking access to medical care for patients with heart attacks.

Dr. Shetty believes that “Evidence Based Medicine” is the best way to standardize care to achieve best outcomes.

Dr. Sreekanth’s Key Achievements:

  • He is a proud recipient of many awards and citations from Mumbai University. Dr. Shetty is a life member of the “Cardiological Society (CSI) of India”
  • Gold Medalist in Mumbai University for M.D. (Internal Medicine) in the year 2000.
  • Third rank in Mumbai University for D.M. (Cardiology) in 2004
  • Several Citations and awards from Mumbai University as under:
  • Dr. V. S. Palekar Prize, year 2000.
  • Dr. C. S. Patel Gold Medal 2000.
  • Dr. Latif Patel Prize, 2000.
  • Dr. R. B. Billimoria Scholarship.
  • Dr. J. K. Mehta Scholarship.
  • Dr. N. F. Surveyor Memorial Scholarship.
  • Won the best presentation for “A case of stent grafting for coronary Aneurysm with acute MI” at the ACVS 2012 at Hyderabad.

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Blogs by Dr.Sreekanth B. Shetty

  • Angina: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

    What is Angina?

    Angina is the discomfort that one experiences when there is a narrowing of the heart’s artery, or when the heart does not receive enough blood supply, particularly while exercising because during exercise or

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  • Unstable Angina: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

    What is Unstable Angina? 

    Unstable angina is a situation where the coronary blockages have progressed to a point where the blood supply is critically reduced to the heart. So the person experiences symptoms either at minimal

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  • Heart Attack: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

    What is a Heart Attack?

    Our heart muscles need oxygen to survive. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscles is severely reduced or cut off completely. This happens

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  • What you should know about Coronary Angiography

    What is Coronary Angiography?

    Coronary angiography is a procedure in which a special X-ray of the heart’s arteries (the coronary arteries) is taken to see if they are narrowed or blocked. It is an important test,

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