Dr. Sachin Shetty is a Rehabilitation & Pain Physician working at Prince of Wales Public & Private Hospital in the Eastern Sydney suburb of Randwick. He has a special interest in Spinal Injuries, regional pain, and management of various acute & persistent pain and rehabilitation issues. He mostly uses Ultrasound guidance for his interventional pain management strategies avoiding the risks of radiation and anesthetics. His approach has a holistic focus on exploring multidisciplinary, non-interventional, and interventional approaches to maximize the quality of life.
Dr Shetty finished his M.D in Rehabilitation Medicine in 2005 from the University of Calcutta (India) with honors and was awarded the Indian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Gold Medal in the year 2005 for his dissertation. He then was accepted on the London Deanery Rehabilitation Medicine training program and further trained in prestigious centers like Kings College Hospital & Regional Rehabilitation Unit in London. He arrived in Australia in 2008 to further his training in Spinal Rehabilitation at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He completed his Rehabilitation fellowship in 2009 and went on to train in Conservative and Interventional Pain Management at St Vincent's hospital & Prince of Wales hospitals finishing his Pain Fellowship in 2010.
He currently works as a staff specialist at the Pain Management department and the Director of the Prince of Wales Spinal Injury Unit. He is also the Director of PRISM (Pain Rehabilitation to Improve Self Management) - the multidisciplinary pain group program at Prince of Wales hospital Pain Clinic.
He is also is a part of the Sydney Spine Pain - a multidisciplinary pain Clinic at the Prince of Wales Private hospital
He has strong academic interests fulfilled as the Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the UNSW Medical School.