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Avinash K. Shetty, M.D.

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Avinash K. Shetty, M.D.

Avinash K. Shetty, M.D.

Associate Dean, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)

Professor, Pediatrics

Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes

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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

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    336-713-4500

  • Department: 336-713-4500

  • Fax: 336-716-7100

Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Research

  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics

  • NPI: 1669456745

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Education & Training

  • M.D.

    1989 - Bombay Univ Seth Gs Medical College-India

  • Fellowship

    1995 - LSU School of Medicine-New Orl

  • Residency

    1996 - Louisiana State U Hosp

  • Residency

    1997 - Louisiana State U Hosp

  • Fellowship

    1998 - LSU School of Medicine-New Orl

  • Fellowship

    2001 - Stanford University School of

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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Research Contact Information

  • Academic: 336-716-2740

  • Department: 336-713-4500

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Research Interests

  • HIV Infections, Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious, Staphylococcal Infections, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Recent Publications

  • Zika virus: a serious global health threat McNeil CJ, Shetty AK.. J Trop Pediatr. 2017;63(3):242-248.
  • Treatment-seeking behavior and obstacles to treatment compliance in diabetic patients in Mangaluru, India Mentock SM, Ng VY, Narayana R, Ullal H, Kumari S, Badiger S, Shetty AK.. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2017;():.
  • A cystic splenic mass in a farmer Rao SB, Madi DR, Shetty AK.. Eur J Intern Med. 2017;():.
  • Impact of care at foster homes on the health-related quality of life of HIV-infected children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study from India Gopakumar KG, Bhat KG, Baliga S, Joseph N, Mohan N, Shetty AK.. Qual Life Res. 2017;():.
  • Keeping children healthy and safe worldwide in the era of sustainable development [editorial] Shetty AK.. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016;63(1):xvii-xviii.
  • Global maternal, newborn, and child health: successes, challenges, and opportunities Shetty AK.. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016;63(1):1-18.
  • Toxic shock syndrome due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection after a pediatric scald burn Garland M, Zeller KA, Shetty AK.. Am J Emerg Med. 2016;34(8):1735.e1-2.
  • Knowledge and attitudes towards human papillomavirus (HPV) among academic and community physicians in Mangalore, India Canon C, Effoe V, Shetty V, Shetty AK.. J Cancer Educ. 2016;32(2):382-391.
  • Childhood sarcoidosis: Louisiana experience Gedalia A, Khan TA, Shetty AK, Dimitriades VR, Espinoza LR.. Clin Rheumatol. 2016;35(7):1879-1884.
  • The elements of paediatric HIV status disclosure: a qualitative study from Karnataka, India [abstract] Kodyalamoole NK, Badiger S, Shetty AK.. Int J Infect Dis. 2016;45(Suppl 1):253.
  • A cross sectional study on knowledge and perception about risk factors of selected vector borne diseases among the population of rural field practice areas of KSHEMA [abstract] Priyadarisini N, Badiger S, Udayakiran N, Shetty AK.. Int J Infect Dis. 2016;45(Suppl 1):218.
  • Peramivir injection in the treatment of acute influenza: a review of the literature Wester A, Shetty AK.. Infect Drug Resist. 2016;9():201-214.
  • Cervical cytological abnormalities and human papilloma virus infection in women infected with HIV in Southern India Thunga S, Andrews A, Ramapuram J, Satyamoorthy K, Kini H, Unnikrishnan B, Adhikari P, Singh P, Kabekkodu SP, Bhat S, Kadam A, Shetty AK.. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2016;42(12):1822-1828.
  • Chronic cough and bilateral pulmonary infiltrates in a previously healthy adolescent male Brown C, Hayes NM, Caldwell JW, Shetty AK.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(2):188-191.
  • Knowledge and acceptability of human papillomavirus vaccination and cervical cancer screening among women in Karnataka, India Montgomery MP, Dune T, Shetty PK, Shetty AK.. J Cancer Educ. 2015;30(1):130-137.
  • A child with fever and swelling of the forehead Liu A, Powers AK, Whigham AS, Whitlow CT, Shetty AK.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(8):803-805.
  • Suppurative cervical lymphadenitis in infancy: microbiology and sociology Worley ML, Seif JM, Whigham AS, Mims JW, Shetty AK, Evans AK.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(7):629-634.
  • Renal abscess due to community-acquired extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in a 15-year-old girl Hochreiter D, Lin JJ, Singh J, Shetty AK.. Urology. 2015;85(6):1480-1482.
  • Successful treatment of Chromobacterium violaceum sepsis in a south Indian adult Madi DR, Vidyalakshmi K, Ramapuram J, Shetty AK.. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015;93(5):1066-1067.
  • Trends in antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens with special reference to escherichia coli in community acquired pediatric urinary tract infections from kerala Nisha KV, Shenoy RD, Shetty AV, Shenoy VM, Shetty AK.. J Evol Med Dent Sci. 2015;4(54):9313-9320.
  • Prevalence of adhesive genes among uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients with urinary tract infection in Mangalore Shetty AV, Kumar SH, Shekar M, Shetty AK, Karunasagar I.. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2014;32(2):175-178.
  • Prevalence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among children Shetty V, Trumbull K, Hegde A, Shenoy V, Prabhu R, K S, Palavecino E, Shetty AK.. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(12):DC12-DC15.
  • Bilateral parotitis as the initial presentation of childhood sarcoidosis Banks GC, Kirse DJ, Anthony E, Bergman S, Shetty AK.. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013;34(2):142-144.
  • Community-associated, methicillin-susceptible, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bone and joint infections in children: experience from India Kini AR, Shetty V, Kumar AM, Shetty SM, Shetty A.. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2013;22(2):158-166.
  • Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in low and middle-income countries [editorial] Shetty AK.. Curr HIV Res. 2013;11(2):79-80.
  • Epidemiology of HIV infection in women and children: a global perspective Shetty AK.. Curr HIV Res. 2013;11(2):81-92.
  • Antiretroviral drugs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding Shetty AK, Maldonado Y.. Curr HIV Res. 2013;11(2):102-125.
  • A 6-year-old girl with fever, rash, and increased intracranial pressure Ravish ME, Krowchuk DP, Zapadka M, Shetty AK.. J Emerg Med. 2013;45(2):186-189.
  • A pilot study of Biotene OralBalance gel for oral care in mechanically ventilated preterm neonates Stefanescu BM, Hetu C, Slaughter JC, O'Shea TM, Shetty AK.. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013;35(2):33-39.
  • Vaccine poliovirus shedding and immune response to oral polio vaccine in HIV-infected and -uninfected Zimbabwean infants Troy SB, Musingwini G, Halpern MS, Huang C, Stranix-Chibanda L, Kouiavskaia D, Shetty AK, Chumakov K, Nathoo K, Maldonado YA.. J Infect Dis. 2013;208(4):672-678.
  • Altered neutrophil counts at diagnosis of invasive meningococcal infection in children Demissie DE, Kaplan SL, Romero JR, Leake JA, Barson WJ, Halasa NB, Byington CL, Shetty AK, Tan TQ, Hoffman JA, Lin PL, Edwards KM, Mason EO Jr, Cooperstock MS.. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013;32(10):1070-1072.
  • Extended prophylaxis with nevirapine and cotrimoxazole among HIV-exposed uninfected infants is well tolerated Aizire J, Fowler MG, Wang J, Shetty AK, Stranix-Chibanda L, Kamateeka M, Brown ER, Bolton SG, Musoke PM, Coovadia H.. AIDS. 2012;26(3):325-333.
  • Immunologic response to oral polio vaccine in human immunodeficiency virus-infected and uninfected Zimbabwean children Gnanashanmugam D, Troy SB, Musingwini G, Huang CH, Halpern MS, Stranix-Chibanda L, Shetty AK, Kouiavskaia D, Nathoo K, Chumakov K, Maldonado YA.. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012;31(2):176-180.
  • Peramivir for the treatment of influenza Shetty AK, Peek LA.. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2012;10(2):123-143.
  • Hematologic and immunologic parameters in Zimbabwean infants: a case for using local reference intervals to monitor toxicities in clinical trials Troy SB, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Dyner L, Musingwini G, Shetty AK, Woelk G, Stranix-Chibanda L, Nathoo K, Maldonado YA.. J Trop Pediatr. 2012;58(1):59-62.
  • Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient Shetty AK, Ross GA, Pranikoff T, Gubareva LV, Sechrist C, Guirand DM, Abramson J, Lin J-J.. Pediatr Transplant. 2012;16(5):E153-E157.
  • Purpura fulminans caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Fitzgerald CJ, Pranikoff TV, Ross GA, Mou S, Givner LB, Shetty AK.. Am J Emerg Med. 2012;30(6):1013.e1.
  • A 6-year-old girl with chronic vaginal discharge Gardner AR, Shetty AK, Goodpasture M.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012;51(8):801-803.
  • Fever, severe mucositis, and conjunctivitis in a 15-year-old male Hochreiter D, Jackson JM, Shetty AK.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012;51(11):1103-1105.
  • Clinical experience in adults and children treated with intravenous peramivir for 2009 influenza A (H1N1) under an Emergency IND program in the United States Hernandez JE, Adiga R, Armstrong R, Bazan J, Bonilla H, Bradley J, Dretler R, Ison MG, Mangino JE, Shetty AK, et al.. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52(6):695-706.
  • Infantile orbital cellulitis secondary to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Kobayashi D, Givner LB, Yeatts RP, Anthony EY, Shetty AK.. J AAPOS. 2011;15(2):208-210.
  • Factors associated with repeat pregnancy among women in an area of high HIV prevalence in Zimbabwe Smee N, Shetty AK, Stranix-Chibanda L, Chirenje M, Chipato T, Maldonado Y, Portillo C.. Womens Health Issues. 2011;21(3):222-229.
  • Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale among women in a high HIV prevalence area in urban Zimbabwe Chibanda D, Mangezi W, Tshimanga M, Woelk G, Rusakaniko P, Stranix-Chibanda L, Midzi S, Maldonado Y, Shetty AK.. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2010;13(3):201-206.
  • Lemierre syndrome associated with group A streptococcal infection Shah RK, Wofford MM, West TG, Shetty AK.. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28(5):643.e5-8.
  • Genetic analyses of HIV-1 env sequences demonstrate limited compartmentalization in breast milk and suggest viral replication within the breast that increases with mastitis Gantt S, Carlsson J, Heath L, Bull ME, Shetty AK, Mutsvangwa J, Musingwini G, Woelk G, Zijenah LS, Katzenstein DA, et al.. J Virol. 2010;84(20):10812-9.
  • Retropharyngeal edema: an unusual manifestation of Kawasaki disease Langley EW, Kirse DK [sic] [Kirse DJ], Barnes CE, Covitz W, Shetty AK.. J Emerg Med. 2010;39(2):181-185.
  • Postnatal depression by HIV status among women in Zimbabwe Chibanda D, Mangezi W, Tshimanga M, Woelk G, Rusakaniko S, Stranix-Chibanda L, Midzi S, Shetty AK.. J Womens Health. 2010;19(11):2071-2077.
  • Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in urban Zimbabwe [letter] Shetty AK, Chandisarewa W, Mahomva A, Mushavi A.. J Perinatol. 2010;30(11):763-764.
  • Giant cell hepatitis and primary peritonitis complicating neonatal Escherichia coil sepsis and meningitis [abstract] Laroche G, Glock M, Tobin J, Turner C, Iskandar S, Shetty A.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010;105(Suppl 1):S387.
  • Index of suspicion Mian A, Becton D, Blackall DP, James SH, Berman DM, Owusu JA, Turner C, Givner LB, Shetty AK.. Pediatr Rev. 2009;30(4):139-145.

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