Nabha ShettyMD, FRCPC

Interim division head, Assistant professor

Phone: 902-473-2156
Fax: 902-473-8430
Mailing Address: 
Division of General Internal Medicine
QEII - Bethune Building
Suite 406 Bethune Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9


Dr. Shetty joined the Department of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 2016 after completion of training in General Internal Medicine. Her clinical interests include appropriate care of the elderly in the context of frailty and/or multimorbid disease. She works in collaboration with geriatricians from the PATH program. Her research interests and professional goals surround minimizing waste in healthcare and creation of a quality and safety culture on the medical teaching unit.


  • Bachelor of Science with Honors in Neuroscience (Dalhousie University)
  • Medical Doctorate (University of Ottawa)
  • Core Internal Medicine Residency R1-3 (Western University)
  • General Internal Medicine Residency R4-5 (Dalhousie University)
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Quality (Queens University)

Selected publications

  • Shetty N, Taylor T. Rheumatology ambulatory bookings: a study of process change and quality improvement. Poster/Abstract DOM Research Day 2016, Dalhousie University.
  • Shetty N, Nagpal D, Koivu S and Mrkobrada M. Surgical and medical management of isolated tricuspid valve infective endocarditis in intravenous drug users. J Card Surg 2015; 31(2): 83-8.
  • Shetty N, Patton D and Gupta R. Improving the quality of communication with family doctors at the time of discharge. UTMJ 2011; 88: 104-106.
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