Dr Surekha Devadasa Shetty

Assistant Professor

Department of Anatomy


    Surekha Devadasa Shetty teaches students of MBBS, BDS & Allied Health courses.


    • Conducts practicals, class tests and sessional examinations.
    • Serves as internal examiner and expert in the university examinations for MBBS and BDS.
    • Is Coordinator for BDS.  
    • Block Coordinator for MBBS
    • Participated as a resource person in various academic workshops.


Subject Subject code Semester
Medical Anatomy Year 1- MBBS, Year 1- BDS, Year 1- MCHP


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Medical Anatomy Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal 2008
BAMS (Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medical Surgery) Kuvempu University, Shiomoga, India 1999
Ph.D Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2017


Area of Interest

Gross anatomy, Embryology & Histology

Area of Expertise

Human Anatomy Research, Animal Research

Area of Research

Anticancer, Fertility & Histology

1. Surekha D Shetty, Satheesha Nayak B, Venu Madhav, Shalitha Braganza and Somayaji SN. “A study on the variations in the formation of the trunks of brachial plexus”, Int. J Morphol.,2011;29(2):555-558.

2. Sapna M, Shetty SD, Nayak BS. A study on the number and arrangement of the structures passing through the porta hepatis in South Indian Population. Int. J. Morphol. 2015; 33(1):164-168.

3. Surekha Devadasa Shetty, and K Laxminarayana Bairy. “Sorafenib Induced Sperm Shape Abnormalities in Male Swiss Albino Mice”. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences (RJPBCS). 2015;6(3): 950-956.

4. Shetty, Surekha D and Bairy, KL (2015) Effect of Sorafenib on Sperm Count and Sperm Motility in Male Swiss Albino Mice. Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology & Research, 2015;6 (4):165-169.

5. Satheesha Nayak, Ashwini Aithal, Naveen K, Bincy G, Deepthinath R, Surekha S. High incidence of persistence of sacral and coccygeal intervertebral discs in South Indians- a Cadaveric study J Can Chiropr Assoc 2016; 60(2):182-189

6. Satheesha Nayak, Deepthinath, Naveen K, Prakashchandra Shetty, Vasanth K, Ashwini Aithal, Surekha Shetty. Evaluation of numerical and positional variations of the Hepatic veins: A Cadaveric study. J Cardiovasc Echography 2016;26:5-10

7. Nayak, Satheesha B and Deepthinath, R and Prasad, AM and Shetty, Surekha D and Aithal, Ashwini P (2016) A South Indian cadaveric study on obturator neurovascular bundle with a special emphasis on high prevalence of ‘venous corona mortis. Injury. 2016;47(7):1452-1455.

8. Satheesha B. Nayak, Naveen Kumar, Srinivasa Rao Sirasanagandla, Srilatha Parampalli Srinivas, Narendra Pamidi, Surekha D. Shetty. Solitary osteochondroma in the body of the pubic bone: a cadaveric case report. Anat Cell Biol 2018;51:136-138.

9. Satheesha B Nayak, Surekha D Shetty. “Two accessory muscles of leg: potential source of entrapment of posterior tibial vessels”. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 2019;41:97– 99.