Consultant Anaesthesiologist & Intensivist


Dr. Sukhen Narayana Shetty is a member of the Anesthesiology team as a consultant here at Health City Cayman Islands since 2018. Dr. Sukhen has extensive experience in a variety of surgical procedures and following through with the patient in intensive care.

He is passionate about anesthetic care to the entire spectrum of cardiac and general surgeries, including high-risk cases. He is proficient with invasive anesthetic techniques and monitoring and is extremely well-conversant with various ventilation modes and weaning strategies. He has been involved in the management of critically ill patients in multi-disciplinary Intensive Therapy Units. specializes in pediatric anesthesia.

Being a committed academician, Dr. Sukhen Shetty has publications in numerous eminent indexed national and international journals. He has presented papers at many national and international conferences and meetings, been actively updating his BLS, PALS, and ACLS training.

Professional Highlights
  • Junior Consultant and furthermore Consultant – Department of Anesthesiology, Narayana Health, 2016
  • Tutor – paramedical team, anaesthesiologist technicians
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified.
  • Member of the EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS, ICA, IACTA, Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, the Karnataka Medical Council, and the Indian Medical Association
  • Part of the anesthesia team for multiple heart transplants and the de novo lung transplantation in the hospital.
  • Active contributor towards the care of the ELDERLY during the “JOY OF GIVING “ programme.
  • ”CHAIN OF HOPE” mending little hearts…An international charity organization treating congenital heart disease and saving children’s life …A VOLUNTEER.
  • ”HEALING LITTLE HEARTS” charity organization from the free cardiac surgeries in undeveloped areas of the world… traveled to NIGERIA on a program..A VOLUNTEER
  • Paper presented: 3 and Poster presentations :3 to his name.
  • Has 3 publications in international journals.
Education and Fellowships
  • Fellowship in Pediatric cardiac ananesthesia.
  • Fellowship of Indian association of cardio- thoracic anaesthesia.
  • Fellowship in cardiac critical care.
  • Fellowship in adult cardiovascular anaesthesia.
  • Fellowship in cardiac anesthesiology.
  • Consultant Anaesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Narayana Hrudayalaya, 2017 to 2018
  • Junior Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology, Narayana Hrudayalaya, 2016 to 2017
  • DNB (Anesthesiology) – National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • MD  (Anesthesiology) – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • MBBS – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
Procedures Performed
  • 4,000 + cases including cardiac surgery - adult as well pediatrics involving complex congenital heart diseases, general surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedics, once surgery, pediatric surgery, gastro-enteric surgery, genitourinary surgery, neurosurgery, joint and reconstructive surgery, obstetric & gynecological surgeries and laparoscopic surgeries, remote area anaesthesia.
  • Being a part of the transplant team - heart as well as lung transplant.
Special Areas of Interest
  • Pediatric anaesthesia
  • Regional Analgesia
  • Trans-esophageal echocardiography.
  • Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).


SpecialtyConsultant Anaesthesiologist & Intensivist
QualificationsM.B.B.S., M.D. (Anesthesiology), DNB (anaesthesiology), FCA, FICCC, FICA, FIACTA, FPCA.
Years of Experience8 years in the practice of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi, Kannada, Tulu