Shetty, Vijay MD

Vijay Shetty, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Primary Address:
953 49th Street 1st FLOOR
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Vijay Shetty, MD

Dr. Vijay Shetty is currently the Deputy Asst Dean in the Dept of Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Maimonides Medical Center has just become a University Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is its newly designated Brooklyn Clinical Campus. He is also an Asst. Professor of Medicine at Einstein in addition to his roles as Director of Undergraduate Education, Director of the Cardiac Telemetry Unit and consultant Cardiologist at Maimonides Medical Center. He earned his MBBS degree at JSS Medical College, India in 2000. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at K.S. HEGDE Medical Academy in India from 2000-2002. He came to the U.S. in 2002 and after spending approximately a year in research at Weill Cornell Medical Center, he started his residency in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in 2003. He founded the "Physical Diagnosis Club" in 2004 {as a second year resident} at Maimonides which serves to resurrect the dying art of physical diagnosis.11 years later, he continues to run this club; the residents and Einstein medical students continue to benefit from this endeavor.

As a result of his multiple achievements, Dr. Shetty was offered the chief residency in Internal Medicine from 2006-2007. He started his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Maimonides Medical Center in 2007. After graduating from his fellowship in 2010, he decided to stay on as faculty and took on the responsibility of the Director of the Cardiac Telemetry unit on 6 West. He was unanimously nominated to be the site director for the clerkship {2010} and sub-internship {2011} for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at its Brooklyn campus. He received several commendations from students and peers alike for his efforts in shaping the educational structure for the Einstein students. Dr. Shetty has authored or co-authored more than 30 contributions to the medical literature. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.  He currently serves on the Clinical Directors subcommittee at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Student Education committee, the Clinical Oversight Committee and the Clinical Competency Committee at Maimonides Medical Center.

Conditions Treated
Dr. Shetty treats a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Arrythmias
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Treatments and Procedures
    Dr. Shetty offers a number of treatments and procedures  including:

    • Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography
    • Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress Testing
    Dr. Shetty has ben the recipient of many honors throughout his medical career that includes Fellow Teacher Of The Year 2008-9, Teacher Of The Year 2010-11, Maimionides Medical Center. Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Clinical Award-2014, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


    Medical Education:
    Medical School:
    J.S.S. Medical College
    K.S.Hegde Medical Academy
    Maimonides Medical Center
    Maimonides Medical Center

    Board Certification:
    Internal Medicine
    Cardiovascular Disease
    Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology

    Department and Division:
      • Medicine
      • Cardiology
    Academic Title:
    Deputy Asst. Dean, Director of Undergraduate Education
    Articles Listed in PubMed
    Office Hours:
    Primary Address:
    953 49th Street 1st FLOOR
    Brooklyn, NY 11219


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