DR. ROHIT SHETTY

CLINICIAN & TRANSLATIONAL SCIENTIST

Dr. Rohit Shetty is the Vice Chairman of Narayana Nethralaya Eye Institute. He is a Professor at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, India and an Adjunct Associate Professor at MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. Dr. Rohit is an Affiliate Associate Professor and PhD guide at the Maastricht University in The Netherlands.

Dr. Shetty has over 150 publications in peer reviewed indexed journals. He is a corneal and refractive surgeon at Narayana Nethralaya Eye Institute, Bangalore, India. His other areas of work include neuro-ophthalmology and electrophysiology. Dr. Rohit defended his PhD from Maastricht University, Netherlands on Understanding the Clinical, Immunological and Genetic Molecular Mechanism of Keratoconus. He has a special interest in the management of keratoconus, tear film abnormalities and biomarkers. He has introduced cutting edge technology at Narayana Nethralaya and spearheads treatment for challenging eye disorders.

In the 2015 annual conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Dr. Rohit won the prestigious Col. Rangachari award for the overall best paper of the conference for his work on "Is Inflammation Driving Keratoconus? – A Holistic Study Of Molecular Pathways". The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently conferred an achievement award to Dr. Rohit Shetty for the distinguished services he has rendered over the years to the programs of the society.