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Dr Mahesh Shetty is a Clinical Professor, a fellow of the American College of Radiology, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Society of Breast Imaging. Dr. Shetty has been practicing in the Medical center for over 27 years and has interpreted over 220,000 mammograms. He has published several journal articles and authored two text books on Breast and Gynecological cancer screening and diagnosis. He maintains a passionate dedication to his practice and is a recognized speaker at national and international conferences.


  • Director of Mammography, Ben-Taub General hospital, Houston, Texas [1997-1999]
  • Obstetric and Gynecological Imaging Practice, Woman’s Hospital of Texas [1998-2015]
  • Chief Physician, Woman’s Center for Breast Care and MRI [2003-2015]
  • Clinical Professor of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas [2007-Present]
  • Fellow, Society of Breast Imaging [2008]
  • Examiner, American Board of Radiology [Mammography, 2009]
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology [2010]
  • Fellow, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine [2011]
  • President, SE Texas Chapter of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin [2004]
  • President, Houston Radiological Society [2006-2007]
  • International Advisory Board, Women’s imaging Online, American Roentgen Ray Society [2007]
  • President, Woman’s Cancer Foundation, www.womanscancerfoundation.org [2009-Present]
  • Director, Well Woman Charity Clinic, India House, Houston [2009 to 2011]
  • Guest Editor, Seminars in US, CT & MRI. CT in Medicine: Radiation Risks, Utilization Patterns and Appropriateness, 2010
  • Guest Editor, Seminars in US, CT & MRI Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis: State of The Art. August 2011
  • Guest Editor, Seminars In US, CT & MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstetrics and Gynecology, August 2015
  • Guest Editor, Seminars In US, CT & MRI Gynecological Oncology, August 2019


  1. Breast & Gynecological Diseases: Role of Imaging in the Management
  2. Breast and Gynecological Cancers: An Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis in Developing Countries. Published By Springer, Mahesh K. Shetty [Ed]
  3. Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. A Synopsis Springer. Mahesh K Shetty [Ed] October 2014


  • Imaging Perspectives: Mammography, Houston, Texas 1999
  • Imaging Perspectives: Sonography, Houston, Texas 2003
  • Women’s Health Conference. March 2009, Manipal, India 2009
  • Co-Chair, AAPI National Convention, June 2005
  • Journal Reviewer: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2011
  • Editorial Board, Seminars in US, CT& MRI, February 2012
  • International Visiting Professor: American College of Radiology, RSNA


  • Radiation Exposure in Pregnancy: Appropriateness, Risks and Dose Reduction Strategies. ISBN: 978-1-62100-869-9 Radiation Exposure: Sources, Impacts and Reduction Strategies. 2012


  1. S. Hamilton, H. Flood, Shetty MK Et Al: Radiology of the AS 800 Artificial Urinary Sphincter, European Journal of Radiology 13, 1992
  2. Shetty MK, N. Lamki: Imaging of Pelvic Masses During Pregnancy. Journal of Women’s Imaging, May 2001
  3. Shetty MK, A. Watson: Mondor’s Disease of the Breast: Sonographic and Mammographic Findings. American Journal of Roentgenology, October 2001
  4. Shetty MK, Y. Shah: Sonographic Patterns In Focal Fibrocystic Changes of the Breast. Ultrasound Quarterly 2002 Vol 1, March 2002
  5. Shetty MK, A. Watson: Sonographic Evaluation of Focal Asymmetric Density of the Breast. Ultrasound Quarterly, June 2002
  6. Shetty MK:. Radial Scars of the Breast: Sonographic Findings. Ultrasound Quarterly. September 2002
  7. Shetty MK, .Y. Shah: Prospective Evaluation of the Value of Combined Negative Mammogram and Sonogram in Patients with Palpable Abnormalities of the Breast. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. November 2002
  8. Shetty MK,, M. Jones, P. Athey: CT Assessment of Post-Partum Abdominal Complications. Journal of Women’s Imaging, August 2002
  9. Shetty MK, R. Sharman; Y. Shah: Prospective Evaluation of the Value of Combined Mammographic and Sonographic Evaluation in Patients with Palpable Abnormalities of the Breast. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, March 2003
  10. Shetty MK,, W. Carpenter: Sonographic Evaluation of Isolated Abnormal Axillary Lymph Nodes Identified on Mammograms. Journal Of Ultrasound in Medicine, January 2004
  11. Shetty MK, A. Watson: Sonographically Occult Screen Detected Breast Masses: A Retrospective Analysis of Cases Undergoing Biopsy. Clinical Imaging, December 2007; Vol 31
  12. Shetty MK,, NM Garrett, W. Carpenter, Y. Shah, C. Roberts: Computed Tomographic Imaging of the Pregnant Abdomen for Suspected Appendicitis: A 5-Year Experience at a Maternity Hospital Seminars in US, CT AND MRI, February 2010
  13. Shetty MK: Computed Tomographic Imaging of the Pregnant Abdomen: Indications and Fetal Radiation Risks. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, February 2010
  14. Shetty MK: Computed Tomography, a Landmark Advancement in Medical Technology. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT & MRI. 2010 February 31(1): 1-2 February 2010
  15. Shetty MK: Screening for Breast Cancer with Mammography: An Overview and Status Update. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, April 2011
  16. Shetty MK: Pre-surgical Localization of Breast Abnormalities: An Overview and Analysis of 202 Cases. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, April 2011
  17. Shetty MK: Breast Cancer Screening in Low Resource Countries. What is the State of the Art? Seminars in US CT & MRI, August 2011
  18. Lepetross H., Shetty MK: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Breast Sonography as an Adjunct to Mammographic Screening in High-Risk Patient. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, August 2011
  19. Shetty MK: . Guest Editor Letter. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT & MRI, 2011 August 32(4): 265. July 22, 2011
  20. Shetty MK: Early Detection of Breast and Gynecological Cancers in Low Resource Countries: An Integrated Approach. Indian Journal Of Surgical Oncology, July 2011
  21. Shetty MK: MRI in the Management of Placenta Accreta. MRI Applications in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Seminars In US, CT & MRI, August 2015
  22. Shetty MK: Role of MRI in the Evaluation of Adnexal Masses MRI Applications in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, August 2015
  23. Shetty MK: Imaging and Differential Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, August 2019
  24. Shetty MK: Non-ovarian mimics of Ovarian malignancy. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, August 2019

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