About us

Dr. Nitin Shetty is an accomplished Vitreoretinal surgeon, Medical retina and Uveitis specialist. He has served as Consultant in the Department of Vitreoretina Services at the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai for more than a decade. He has extensive experience in diagnosing and managing retinal diseases and has published textbooks and articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the All India Ophthalmology Society, American Academy of Opthalmology, Uveitis Society of India and International Society for Clinical and Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV).

Dr Nitin S Shetty did his initial medical and postgraduate MS training at B J Medical College Pune wherein he obtained a ‘Distinction’ in Ophthalmology. Thereafter he did his Vitreo Retina fellowship training at the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. He was awarded the ‘VT Joshi’ award for the best vitreo retina fellow for his batch. He continued as a Vitreoretina consultant at Sankara Nethralaya for a decade – from 1994 to 2003- before moving to Bangalore in 2003. He worked for a short period as a Visiting Scholar at the Chinese University of HongKong. He is working as a Vitreoretina Consultant at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

Our areas of specialization include:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Macular diseases
  • Hereditary retinal degenerations and diseases
  • Uveitis
  • Screening, laser treatment and surgery for Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Pediatric Vitreoretinal disorders
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusions
  • Other Vitreoretinal disorders



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