Dr. Subodh M. Shetty is a Senior Consultant Spine Surgeon who is available for consultation at two of his own clinics – SMS Spine and Ortho Clinic, at Koramangala and Banashankari, Bangalore.
His Orthopaedic training was at KMC,Manipal and JNMC,Belgaum. He worked at City Hospital and Research Center with Prof. Shantharam Shetty at Mangalore. He worked at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai under Prof. P S Ramani. Following this, he trained in minimally invasive spine surgery at Fujita Health University at Japan. His training in Paediatric spine surgery and deformity correction was in Germany .He has attended international conferences at Japan, Swizerland and the Netherlands and keeps himself actively updated in the latest trends in spine surgery.
Dr. Shetty is an expert in treating slipped disc problems of the neck and lower back using minimal invasion techniques. He has also been treating paediatric spine problems with hunch back problems.
His real strength has been in treating people with failed back surgery, that is revision spine surgery. His results in performing a secondary spine surgery, with complicated spine problems after an initial spine surgery has been excellent. His revision spine surgery work is almost 30 to 40 percent of all his spine work. Dr. Shetty opines that good results in spine surgery are depend upon not only the skill of the surgeon but also the facilities in the hospital as well as a good team work of Anaesthetists and Physiotherapists.
He has the experience of operating on more than 5000 spine patients with disc problems, deformities, traumatic spine infections and hunch back problems.
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