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Mahesh K. Shetty, MD, FRCR, FACR, FAIUM

Mahesh K. Shetty

Mahesh K. Shetty, MD, FRCR, FACR, FAIUM

Accepts New Patients

Offers Virtual Visits

Location

Houston Office

7900 Fannin Street
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77054

Accepts New Patients

Offers Virtual Visits

Occupation

MANAGING DIRECTOR

“Striving for clinical excellence through practice experience, clinical research, and continuing medical education, I am passionate about the need for routine and risk-based supplemental screening for breast cancer.”

Board Certification

Diplomate, The American Board of Radiology, May 1994

Fellow of The Royal College of Radiologists, U.K., October 1991

Diploma in Medical Radiodiagnosis
The Royal College of Radiologists, U.K, February 1991

M.D. (Diagnostic Radiology)
University of Mangalore, India, August 1987

Areas of Expertise

Fetal Ultrasound

Gynecological Imaging

Mammography

Pelvic MRI

Education

Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine
Abdominal Imaging
Houston, Texas
1995

Residency
University of Chicago
Radiology
Chicago, Illinois
1994

Internship
Kasturba Hospital
Internal Medicine, Surgery, OB-GYN
Manipal, India
1984

Medical School
Kasturba Medical College Mysore University
Doctor of Medicine
Manipal, India
1983

M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) 
University of Mysore; 1984 
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Undergraduate School
MGM College
Biology
Udupi, India
1978

Professional Associations

Honarary Professional Society Fellowships

Fellow, American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine, November 2011

Fellow, American College of Radiology, May 2010

Fellow, Society of Breast Imaging, November 2008

Present Appointment

Clinical Professor of Radiology, May 2007
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Managing Director,
Privia Gulf Coast Imaging
Privia Medical Group

Medical Director, Owner
Woman’s Clinic P-LLC dba Pink Door Imaging, Breast Gyn Imagers PA

Previous Appointments

Chief Physician, 2003-2015
Woman’s Center for Breast Care & MRI,
The Woman's Hospital of Texas

Women’s Imaging and Neonatal Radiology Practice, 1999-2015
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Director of Mammography, 1997-1999
Ben-Taub General Hospital

Academic Chief of Genito-Urinary Radiology,
Assistant Professor of Radiology,
Baylor College of Medicine

Staff Radiologist, 1995-1997
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston, TX

Post Residency Training

Fellow in Body Imaging, 1994-1995 Baylor
College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellow in Abdominal Imaging, 1992-1993

Fellow in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 1993-1994
The University of Chicago, Chicago

Residency Training

Registrar, Department of Radiology
Meath Hospital, Dublin, Barnet General Hospital, London

Senior Registrar, Department of Radiology, Hope Hospital (University of Manchester School of
Medicine), U.K.

Resident, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Kasturba Medical College Hospital Manipal

Lecturer, Department of Radiology
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Medical Licensure:

State Of Texas (J9344)

Professional Society Memberships

Radiological Society of North America

American Roentgen Ray Society

American College of Radiology

Houston Radiological Society

Texas Medical Association/Harris County Medical Society

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine [Senior Member]

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

Society for Advancement in Women's Imaging

Society of Breast Imaging

American Society of Breast Diseases

European Society of Radiology

European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology

Academic / Professional Society Activities

Radiology Coordinator Integrated Clinical Experience Course for Senior Medical Students, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999

Member of The Performance Improvement Committee, Department of Radiology Ben-Taub General Hospital, 1998-1999

Member Executive Committee of The Houston Radiological Society [HRS], 1999

Member Nominating Committee of The HRS, 2001

Program Chair, Houston Radiological Society, 2002

Secretary, Houston Radiological Society, 2003

Treasurer, Houston Radiological Society, 2004

Vice-President, Houston Radiological Society, 2005

Alternate Delegate to Texas Medical Association, 2004

Membership Committee, Harris County Medical Society, 2005

President, Houston Radiological Society, 2006

Advisor, Women’s Imaging Online, American Roentgen Ray Society, 2008

Examiner, American Board of Radiology, 2009

Fellow’s nomination committee, Society of Breast Imaging: April 2021- 2025

Community Service Experience

2004: President, SE Texas Chapter of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin [AAPI]

2005: Convention Co-Chair, National Convention of AAPI, Houston, Texas

2005: President/Founder, The Woman's Cancer Foundation www.womanscancerfoundation.org

2009-2011 Director, Well Woman Charity Clinic, IH Medical Clinic

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine

Editorial Board: Seminars in US, CT & MRI

Publications

Clinical Publications
Special Issue Journal Editor

  1. Guest Editor, Seminars in US, CT & MRI. CT in Medicine: Radiation Risks, Utilization Patternsand Appropriateness, 2010
  2. Guest Editor, Seminars in US, CT & MRI Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis: State of The Art. August 2011
  3. Guest Editor, Seminars In US, CT & MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstetrics and Gynecology, August 2015
  4. Guest Editor, Seminars In US, CT & MRI Gynecological Oncology, August 2019
  5. Guest Editor, Seminars In US, CT & MRI Symptom based imaging in the management of Gynecological Diseases  December 2023
  6. Section Editor on Breast cancer screening  and Imaging, Current Breast Cancer Reports. June 2023
  7. Section Editor on Breast cancer screening and Imaging, Current Breast Cancer Reports. June 2024 (In press)

Text Books

  1. Breast and Gynecological Cancers: An Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis in Developing Countries. Published By Springer, Mahesh K. Shetty [Ed] http://www.springer.com/medicine/radiology/book/978-1-4614-1875-7
  2. Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. A Synopsis Springer. Mahesh K Shetty [Ed] October 2014 http://www.springer.com/medicine/radiology/book/978-1-4939-1266-7
  3. Breast & Gynecological Diseases: Role of Imaging in the Management. Springer. Mahesh K. Shetty [Ed] May 2021. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030694753

Book Chapter

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

Journal Articles

  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 Mammogramand 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 Adjunctto 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 Ovarian malignancy. Seminars in US, CT & MRI, August 2019
  25. Shetty MK: Acute Pelvic Pain. Symptom based imaging in the management of Gynecological Diseases December 2023
  26. Shetty MK, Hill SL: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. Symptom based imaging in the management of Gynecological Diseases December 2023
  27. Shetty MK: Pelvic Mass-Adnexal. Symptom based imaging in the management of Gynecological Diseases December 2023
  28. Shetty MK, Hurtado S: Post-menopausal Bleeding. Symptom based imaging in the management of Gynecological Diseases December 2023

CME Conference Program Director

  1. Program Director, Imaging Perspective V1; Mammography in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Diseases-111, Sponsored by The Baylor College of Medicine & Houston Radiological Society, 1999
  2. Program Director, Imaging Perspective IX; Advances in Clinical Sonography, Sponsored by The Baylor College of Medicine & Houston Radiological Society, 2003
  3. Program Director, Women’s Health and Imaging Conference, Manipal, India, 2009

Invited Speaker

  1. 28th International Congress of the Obstetrical & Gynecological Society of Malaysia. Screening for Breast Cancer – What the Ob Gyn needs to know. July 2021
  2. RSNA International visiting professor: XVII International Ultrasound Course and Annual meeting of the Mexican society of Radiology and Imaging September 2018
    • Mammographic Interpretative accuracy and audit
    • Screening for Breast Cancer, An update
    • Imaging of Non-Obstetric complications in Pregnancy
    • Imaging of Ovarian Tumors, Hospital General De Mexico
    • Imaging of the Symptomatic Breast in Young, Pregnant and Lactating XVII International Ultrasound Course, Mexico City
    • Gynecological Imaging Case Conference XVII International Ultrasound Course, Mexico City
    • Non-Ovarian Mimics of Ovarian Pathology XVII International Ultrasound Course, Mexico City
    • Breast Ultrasound Hospital General De Mexico
    • Challenges in Breast Imaging Hospital General De Mexico - 9/4/2018
  3. 2017 American Roentgen Ray Society, Breast Imaging Symposium, Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Lecture and Work Shop, San Diego, California, February 2017
  4. 2015 SBI-ACR Breast Imaging Symposium: Challenging Cases. Orlando, Florida, April 2015
  5. RSNA International Visiting Professor: 60th Argentine Congress of Radiology, Buenos Aires, September 2014
    • Imaging Pathological Correlation in Breast Imaging
    • Differential Diagnosis of Ovarian and Non-Ovarian Masses
    • Non-Obstetrical Imaging in Pregnancy
    • Breast Ultrasound
    • Imaging Challenges in Breast Imaging
    • Management of the Symptomatic Breast in the Young, Pregnant and Lactating Woman
  6. Breast Cancer Screening: A Global Perspective. 67th Annual Meeting of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association in AGRA, January 2014
  7. Imaging of the Symptomatic Breast in the Young, Pregnant and Lactating Woman: 67th Annual Meeting of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association in AGRA, January 2014
  8. Breast Cancer Screening: Optimal Strategies in Developing Countries: A Mini Symposium at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, January 2014
  9. Q&A With the Experts Session on Multidisciplinary Approach in Management of Breast Cancer Patient. Bi-Annual Meeting of the Society Of Breast Imaging, April 2013
  10. Management of the Symptomatic Breast in the Young, Pregnant or Lactating Woman, Xth Annual Meeting of the Myanmar Radiological Society, November 2012
  11. Gynecological Diagnosis: Ovarian and Non-Ovarian Masses Xth Annual Meeting of the Myanmar Radiological Society, November 2012
  12. Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Symposium Mahe University, Manipal, India, October 2012
  13. Radiation Safety in Pregnancy. ARRS Chicago International Breast Congress and Women’s Imaging Conference, October 2011
  14. Imaging Challenges: Q&A With the Experts. Society of Breast Imaging, Bi-annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, May 2011
  15. Radiation Safety Issues in Pregnancy. SAWI and Chicago International Breast Congress, October 2010
  16. MRI and Sonography as an Adjunct to Mammography: Women’s Health and Imaging Conference, Manipal, India, March 2009
  17. Imaging Pathological Correlation in Mammography: Women’s Health and Imaging Conference, Manipal, India
  18. Non Fetal Imaging in Pregnancy: Appropriateness and Hazards: Women’s Health and Imaging Conference, Manipal, India
  19. Women’s Imaging Case Conference: Women’s Health and Imaging Conference, Manipal, India, March 2009
  20. Management of Palpable Breast Masses: 61st Annual Congress of The Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Bangalore, India, January 2008
  21. Sonography As An Adjunct to Mammography 61st Annual Congress of The Indian Radiological And Imaging Association, Bangalore, India, January 2008
  22. Imaging of Maternal Complications in Pregnancy: Imaging Perspective Ix: Advances In Clinical Sonography. Sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine & Houston Radiological Society. October 2003
  23. Sonography as an Adjunct to Mammography: Imaging Perspective IX: Advances in Clinical Sonography. Sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine & Houston Radiological Society. October 2003
  24. Imaging of Maternal Complications in Pregnancy. 54th Annual Congress of The Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, January 2001
  25. CT Evaluation of Appendicitis and Diverticulitis: 54th Annual Congress of The Indian Radiological and Imaging Association. January 2001
  26. Breast Sonography. Imaging Perspective V11: Sonography in the New Millennium. Sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine & Houston Radiological Society. September 2000

International Visiting Professor Assignments

  • Jan 2008 Manipal University, India
  • June 2009 Sisli Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, TR
  • September 2009 University of Dubrova, Zagreb, Croatia
  • November 2009 University Hospital of Malta, Malta
  • November 2009 Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
  • January 2010 Sihanouk Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • March 2010 Barretos Cancer Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • September 2011 San Juan De Dios Hospital, Costa Rica
  • December 2011 Tata Cancer Center, Kolkata, India
  • June 2012 Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar
  • October 2012 Manipal University, India
  • September 2014 RSNA International Visiting Professor, Argentina
  • September 2018 RSNA International visiting professor, Mexico

Academic Appointment

American College of Radiology, RSNA 
International Visiting Professor

American Board of Radiology 
Examiner 
Mammography 
2009

Baylor College of Medicine 
Clinical Professor 
Radiology 
2007 – Present

Personal Interests

Dr. Shetty is a global traveler and enjoys experiencing various cultures, philosophies, and spiritual pursuits. He is a women’s cancer screening and prevention advocate. Dr. Shetty is a founder of a multinational nonprofit service organization, Woman’s Cancer Foundation, which advocates for cost-effective combined screening methodology for breast and Gynecological cancers in low-resource countries. During his free time, Dr. Shetty likes to spend time with his daughters, pursue his hobby of amateur astrophotography, hiking and wine tasting.

Practice Experience

Breast and Women’s Imaging specialist since August of 2018 
The Breast and Imaging Center and BreastGyn Clinic.

Breast Imager at the Rose 
6/2018 – 6/2020

Three years at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas 
7/2015-5/2018

One year at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center 
7/2014-7/2015

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound 2011
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology 2010
  • Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging 2008
  • Physician of the Quarter, Woman's Hospital of Texas

Biography

Dr. Mahesh Shetty is a Clinical Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine, a fellow of the American College of Radiology, the Society of Breast Imaging, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. His expertise in breast and gynecological imaging has earned him distinction as a published thought leader. He has published two textbooks, book chapters, four special issue journals, and written over 25 papers on Breast and Gynecological Imaging. He is currently working on a third textbook on Breast and Gynecological Imaging,

He has been practicing in the Medical center for 25 years, and as the Chief of Woman’s Center of Breast care and MRI at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas until 2015. Dr Shetty assumed a leadership role as the Managing Director of the The Breast and Imaging Center in July of 2016.

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