Dr. Vijay D. Shetty is a full-time orthopedic and arthroscopic surgeon at Dr. D. L. Hiranandani Hospital, one of most trusted medical institutions in India accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers, International Standards Organization (ISO), and the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL).
Dr. Shetty’s career in medicine started following his graduation from Gulbarga University (India) where he obtained his MBBS degree in 1990. He then completed his Master in Surgery (orthopedics) in Manipal in 1995 and completed his fellowship in advanced hip and knee surgery at Cambridge Hip and Knee Unit in the United Kingdom in 2005.
Prior to joining Dr. D. L. Hiranandani Hospital, he held the following positions in the United Kingdom:
- Honorary orthopedic resident - Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
- Registrar, orthopedics and trauma department- Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham
- Staff orthopaedic surgeon - Department of Orthopedics, Grantham & District Hospital, Lincolnshire
- Cambridge hip and knee fellow - Cambridge Hip and Knee Unit, Cambridge Lea Hospital, Impington, Cambridge
Driven to continuously improve patient outcomes and do his share for the advancement of his chosen field, Dr. Shetty has committed himself to continuing research and education. To date, he has written numerous studies and papers that were published in national and international journals. He has also written multiple books and book chapters on topics such as total hip and knee replacement, platelet-rich plasma injection in sports medicine, and rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, among others.