Dr V Surendra Shetty

Pro Vice Chancellor

Department of Orthodontics


    Dr Vorwady Surendra Shetty is Pro Vice Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education since July 2012. He has been associated with the Orthodontics since 1974. He has guided more than 75 postgraduate students, published numerous articles in national and international journals and delivered keynote address in several conferences and conventions.



Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Computerised Orthodontics Loma Linda University California, USA 1991
MDS Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics College of Dental Surgery, Manipal 1974
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) College of Dental Surgery, Manipal 1970


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Academy of Higher Education Pro-Vice Chancellor July 2012
MCODS, Mangalore Director/Principal/Dean From 1987 to June 2012
KMC Mangalore & Government Wenlock Hospital Professor, Dental Surgery 1975- 1987

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Executive Committee Member of the Dental Council of India from 1998-2003
  • President of the Indian Orthodontic Society 1995-96
  • Chairman, Indian Board of Orthodontic 2008-2009
  • Member of the Selection Committee for the W.H.O Scholarship in the year 1998
  • Chairman, Govt. of Karnataka Task Force Committee for Private Colleges
  • Member of Technical Committee NABH for Dental Centers
  • Past President of Indian Dental Association, South Kanara District

The Effect of the Short Term Administration of a Bisphosphonate upon Relapse

Siddharth Shetty Subraya Mogra

June 2006, Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society, p198-203

Evaluation of antimicrobial and physical properties of orthodontic composite resin modified by addition of antimicrobial agents—an in-vitro study

April 2007, American Journal of Orthodontics, p526-529.

Role of facemask in correction of skeletal midface deficiency in unilatereal cleft lip and palate

April- June 2008, Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society

The effect of pulsed electromagnetic field and unloading of the condyle on the “Effective mandibular length” in young adult guinea PIGS – A cephalometric study

April- June 2008, Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society, p32-40

Role of suprahyoid muscles in the growth pattern of mandible

Jan- June 09, Journal of Nepal Dental Association, p3-11

Non- Surgical treatment of mutilated severe skeletal clall II Malocclusion with hyperdvergent growth pattern”, Acase report

Jan- June 9, Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society, p32-41

Cephalometric comparison of vertical changes between begg and preadjusted edgewise appliances

Mar-11, European Journal of Orthodontics

Effieciency behavoirand clinical properties of superelastic NiTi Versus multistranded stainless steel wires

Jan 2012, Angle Orthodontist

Three dimensional finite element analysis of strength, stability & stress distribution in orthodontic anchorage: A conical, selfdrilling miniscrew implant system

March 2012, American Journal of Orthodontics, p327-336