Graduated in dentistry- Bachelor of dental surgery (BDS) from Bangalore university in 1970.
Received the Masters degree in Orthodontics (MDS) from Bangalore university, Karnataka, India in 1976.
Studied at Government dental college and research institute, Bangalore, India.
Served as a lecturer in dentistry at Government dental college, Bangalore.
Served as assistant professor in Orthodontics in the same institution from 1981 to 1993.
From 1993 to 1999 served as an orthodontist in the Ministry of Public health, State of Kuwait. (award certificate to be inserted)
From 1999 to 2001, worked as professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at K.L.E.S. dental college, Bangalore. In the institution served as Vice Principal, Professor & Head of the Department of Orthodontics from 2001 to 2004.
From 2005 to 2009 served as Professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at M.S.Ramaiah dental college, Bangalore.
From 2009 to 2012 served as Principal, Professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at K.L.E.S. dental college, Bangalore.
Research Work, Presentation & Publication:
Author of Growth & Development of Dental Arches – paper presented at the International orthodontic conference held at Bombay -1976
“Intrusion of Maxillary Incisors using a removable Appliance” original paper presented at the All India Dental Conference held at Madras 1978.
“Management of abnormally inclined Canines using a new Device” – Original paper presented at Karnataka State Dental Conference held at Mysore 1978.
“New approach to TMJ problems” a clinical study (original paper part I) presented at the International Dental Conference held at Bombay in 1980.
“Ankylosis of TMJ & Trismus” – Management using a new Device (Original paper part I & II) presented at the 69th World Dental Conference of F.D.I , held at Hamburg, West Germany – September 1980.
Derotation & distal movement of premolar using a modified finger spring, case report- paper presented at the 10th Karnataka State Dental conference held at Bangalore- November 1981.
Delivered a lecture on “TMJ rehabilitation at the symposium conducted by IDA at Bangalore on 02.09.1984.
“Arthritis of TM Joint” management using Shekar’s appliance I.O.S. Conference held at Bangalore – November -1984.
Presented a video film on “TMJ – TRISMUS- Management” at the International Orthodontic Conference held at Bombay 1990.
Title: S-Fixed Expansion Appliance – An innovation in palatal expansion. Appliance designed and fabricated by Dr. S. E. Shekar. Paper presented at I. O. C conference held at Goa, India – November 2016.
“ TMJ Ankylosis & Physiotherapy “– a review – Indian Journal of Oral Surgery – Vol. No. 1, No. 2, December 1981.
“Derotation & Distal movement of a premolar using a modified finger spring” – paper published in Karnataka State Dental Journal Vol.-1, No. 2 1983.
“Correction of posterior cross bite by removable appliance – A New Device” – Karnataka State Dental Journal Vol. – 2, No. 2 -1984.
Note on fabrication & use of the TMJ (Shekar’s) appliance was presented to the Library of Glasgow Dental College, Scotland, U.K 1981.
Oral Sub mucous Firosis (OSF), Functional (Shekar’s) appliance – New Therapeutic Air, Dento- Vision 2007 4, 35 (M.S.Ramaiah dental college publication).
“Erupted compound Odontome” – Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 1999 Vol. -13, No. 1, 47.
“New splint for orthognathic Surgery “– Published in WORLD JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY 2011, Vol. 2, No. 2 143-49.
Other Professional Activities:
Visited U.K & had research discussion with Prof. Luffingham of Glasgow Dental College in September 1980.
Delivered a lecture at the Community Hospital, Sunderland, U.K. in September 1980.
Delivered a lecture on TMJ Ankylosis at the clinical meeting at Madras Dental College in November 1980.
Delivered a lecture on Orthodontics in General Dental Practice at the Karnataka State Assistant Dental Surgeon Conference held at Bangalore 1980.
IDA – President of Indian Dental Association – Bangalore Branch 1991-92.
President – Alumni association of Government dental college and research institute ,Bangalore 2016-17.
Ist Rank in B.D.S. Examination, Bangalore University.
“Best Clinical Paper Award” Presented at the Indian Orthodontic Society Conference held at Bangalore in 1984.
“Second Best Scientific Paper” award, Presented at the Indian Orthodontic Society Conference held at Bangalore, in 1984.
Selected by Govt. of Karnataka to take part in the National Exhibition of the “Invention for the Welfare of the Handicapped Children”.
“Best Doctor” Award from the State of Kuwait, in 1998 (certificate to be included)