Dr. Subodh M Shetty graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 1992. His basic orthopedic training was at KMC, Manipal, and JNMC, Belgaum. He worked at city hospital and research center with prof Shantharam Shetty at Mangalore. In Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai worked as spine fellow under prof P S Ramani. He got trained in minimally invasive spine surgery at Fujita Health University in Japan. His training in pediatric spine surgery and deformity correction was in Germany. He has attended international conferences in Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands and updated himself in recent trends in spine surgery.He is senior spine consultant at Apollo Hospital, Promed Hospital, and Sagar Hospital Bangalore. He is an expert in treating slipped disc problems of the neck and lower back using minimal invasion techniques. He has been treating pediatric spine problems with hunch back problems. His real strength has been in treating people with failed back surgery, that is revision spine surgery. His results in correcting spine surgeries with complicated spine problems after an initial spine surgery have been excellent and it is a real challenge as it is already distorted the original anatomy. His revision spine surgery work is almost 30 to 40 percent of all his spine work. So Dr. Shetty opines that good results in spine surgery are dependent upon not only the skill of the surgeon but also the facilities in the hospital as well as the good teamwork of anesthetists and physiotherapists. He has the experience of operating on more than 5000 spine patients with disc problems, Deformities, Traumatic Spine, Infections and Hunch Back problems. His revision spine surgery is also one amongst the highest in the state. He has more than 20 years of experience and his dedication towards spine surgery has made him an expert spine surgeon.