Medical Director, Infectious Disease Clinic and Internal Medicine Faculty
Shubhra Shetty, MD, FACP, is a faculty member within the Internal Medicine Residency. She primarily practices at the Ryan White Infectious Disease Clinic, of which she is medical director, and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
Miles Between Her Practice and Her Hometown
Years at The Wright Center
Dr. Shetty has been in practice since 1991. She helped establish The Wright Center for Community Health Ryan White Clinic, the first Ryan White Clinic in northeast Pennsylvania. She is the medical director of this clinic, which serves a seven-county area and takes care of more than 430 patients. Since 2014, Dr. Shetty has also served as regional associate dean of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Dr. Shetty received her bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery from the Armed Forces Medical College and served in the Indian Armed Forces for three years. In 1991, she and her husband moved to New York to complete residencies at the State University of New York, Brooklyn. During residency, she became interested in the rising HIV/AIDS and cocaine epidemics, which led her to complete a fellowship in infectious disease at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In 1999, she became associate program director of the Scranton-Temple Residency Program (The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education) and helped establish the Infectious Disease Clinic in 2000. In addition to her role at the Scranton clinic, she is also an infectious disease consultant in two area hospitals. Dr. Shetty and her husband, Dr. Ajay Shetty, live in Clarks Summit.