Dr. Mitesh Shetty

Consultant, Medical Genetics, Genetics


MBBS; University of Mumbai. | MSc (Medical Genetics); University Of Glasgow, UK. | PhD (Medical Genetics),MAHE, Manipal

Fellowship & Membership

  • Short term Fellowship-Medical Genetics, York Hill Hospital, Glasgow, U.K.
  • Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG).
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics-Genetics Specialty Chapter.
  • Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  • Indian Society of Inborn errors of Metabolism.
  • Indian Society of Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy

Field of Expertise

  • Over 16 years of extensive experience in the field of Medical Genetics
  • Prenatal diagnosis & Genetic counseling
  • Genetic diagnosis of Down syndrome, Autism, ?-Thalassemia, Haemophilia
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) & Spinal muscular atrophy(SMA) etc.
  • Genetic counselling in consanguinity, recurrent abortions,
  • Infertility
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Screening/diagnosis (PGS/D)
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPT/NIPS).Expertise in Karyotyping
  • FISH study, Double/Quadruple study
  • Chromosomal Microarray & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).Risk assessment in Hereditary cancer disorders like Breast & Ovarian cancer

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tulu

Awards & Achievements

  • Faculty for Certificate course in Genetic Counselling (MAHE).Recognized Guide for PhD in Manipal Academy of Higher Education(MAHE).
  • Guided PhD , M.Phil & MSc students & trained students for Genetic counselling.
  • Best Poster award at National Neuroscience Conference, NIMHANS, Sep 04 for the paper “Expressing profiling of Glioma-Molecular Classification & Identification of Grade Specific Markers”.
  • Received IBM Sponsorship of CAS Project expenses towards clinical research .
  • Conducted public awareness programme on World Thalassemia Day (May 18) & World Down syndrome day (Mar 19).
  • Organized CME on “Integrating Genomics into Clinical Practice” (Jul 18) & “Autism awareness day” (Apr 19)
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