Devi Shetty Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Devi Shetty

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BIRTHDAY 8 May, 1953
BIRTH PLACE Mangalore , Karnataka
AGE 64 Years Old
Last Updated on : May 9, 2017
Other Name: Devi Prasad Shetty
More Professions : Chairperson Founder

Birthday Countdown & Age

64 years, 0 month, 14 days old age Devi Shetty will turn 65 on 08 May, 2018. Only 11 months, 15 days, 2 hours, 54 minutes has left for his next birthday.

About   Edit

Devi Shetty was born on 08-05-1953 in Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Doctor, Chairperson & Founder.


Dr Devi Prasad Shetty is the founder and chairperson of the Narayana Health Care medical centres in India. It has 21 branches in India. He is himself a cardiac surgeon and is often referred as the Henry Ford of the heart surgery business for bringing change to the 'hearts' of India.
He completed his graduation in Medicine and post-graduation in General Surgery from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He trained in cardiac surgery in the United Kingdom at Guys Hospital. In the year 1989, he returned to India and initially worked at B.M. Birla Hospital in Kolkata. After some time, he moved to Karnataka and started the Manipal Heart Foundation at Manipal Hospital in Bangalore. 
He started his career as a cardio surgeon. In the West Midlands Cardiothoracic Rotation Program, he had gone through basic training in cardiac surgery. He obtained heavy capital from reliable sources and from the government to start with his project and thus in May 2001, he founded Narayana Hrudayalaya.
Dr Devi Shetty's legacy revolves around Narayana Hrudayalaya Private Limited. Dr Devi Shetty's Narayana Hrudayalaya has a striking simplicity in its business model. The paediatric cardiac unit, for instance, is the largest facility in the world. At any point of time, it handles fifty to sixty cases, probably, the number of cases that other hospitals would handle in a year.

Awards Receipt

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2004 Medicine
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2012 Medicine

For his contribution to the field of Medicine, he has been conferred with several awards and most notable of them being Padma Shri Award and Karnataka Ratna Award. 

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