Dr. Ashok Seth

Chairman
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
38 years of experience

Profile

Dr. Ashok Seth is the current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. His contributions in the field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology have been recognised extensively in India as well as across the world. During his career span of 30-years, he has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques Directional Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices and Drug Eluting Stents, use of Impella heart support device failing heart, Bioabsorbable Stents and TAVI and implemented it successfully both in India and other regions in Asia Pacific. He has performed one of the highest number of angiographies and angioplasties which has been mentioned in the ‘LIMCA Book of Records’.

 

Awards and Honours

  • Padma Shri, awarded by the President of India
  • Padma Bhushan award by the President of India
  • Doctor of the Year Award – Escorts
  • Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA)
  • “Lifetime Achievement Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World

 

Procedure/Expertise

  • Angioplasty
  • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
  • Bypass
  • Surgery
  • Cardiomyoplasty
  • Heart Transplant
  • Stent Placement

 

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery,

  • MBBS, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh
  • MD, SGPGI - Lucknow
  • FRCP, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians , London,
  • MRCP, Member of the Royal College of Physicians , U.K.
  • Fellowship, U.S.A.
  • Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, 2008
  • Chief, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Gurgaon, 2007
  • Senior Consultant, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, 2004

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