Mangaluru: Dr. M V Shetty memorial trust founder and eminent vascular surgeon Dr M Ramgopal Shetty, passed away at the age of 75 on Monday, September 14.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Dr M Ramgopal Shetty was the executive member of the Rehabilitation Council of India. He was a member of the Syndicate of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bengaluru, and Mangalore University.
Born on June 12, 1945, in Mangaluru, Dr. Shetty had his early education at St. Aloysius High School, Mangaluru, and completed his professional education in Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Mangaluru. Later he went to the U.K. on a vascular surgery fellowship. On his return, he served as Assistant Professor in Surgery at KMC and worked there till 1989.