Treating Mother Teresa & Model-T Medicine: Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Devi Shetty

 

Dr. Devi Shetty- PeerSpectrum Podcast

 

Name: Devi Prasad Shetty, MD

Location: Bangalore (Bengaluru), India

Specialty: Cardiac Surgeon. Chairman and Founder of Narayanna Health

 

Today’s guest is Dr. Devi Shetty, a cardiac surgeon, entrepreneur and one of the most famous physicians in India. What’s he famous for? Well, he performed the very first neonatal heart surgery in India, and actually served as Mother Teresa’s personal physician after operating on her following a heart attack. Obviously, we weren’t missing the opportunity to explore these unusual stories, but they are far from the main focus of our conversation. Dr. Shetty is best known for the unique and innovative health system he created. A system so revolutionary, the Wall Street Journal has nicknamed him the “Henry Ford of Medicine.”

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