Safal Shetty, MD

  • Graduate, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program

A former pulmonary and sleep medicine assistant professor at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Dr. Shetty earned his medical degree (MBBS) from the M.S. Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore, India (2001), followed by an internship at the teaching hospital there. He was a house officer (resident) at the Mayo Heart Clinic and Diagnostic Centre, also in Bangalore. Afterward, he held several house officer and clinical observership positions at facilities in India and the United Kingdom. His residency in Internal Medicine was at Franklin Square Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Dr. Shetty was an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences in New Orleans, before coming to the University of Arizona Health Network in February 2013. UAHN merged with Banner Health to form a new academic medicine division, Banner - University Medicine, in February 2015. He completed a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson in 2015. He served on faculty in the UA Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine for one year, leaving for a pulmonary fellowship at Yale University in 2017.

Degrees
  • MD: M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, India, 2001
Residency
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center (Baltimore, Md.), Internal Medicine, 2009
Internship
  • M.S. Ramaiah Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
Fellowship
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Sleep Medicine, 2015
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine - Subspecialty