Ashok Seth

MBBS, MD, D.Litt.- Honoris Causa
Chairman and Chief - Cardiology

01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm


Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman & Chief of Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi is part of the core team that built the Escorts Heart Institute. Dr. Seth has led the initiative on numerous surgeries, from being the first cardiologist in Asia-Pacific region to perform Directional Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices & Drug Eluting Stents to the use of Impella heart support device failing heart. Dr. Ashok Seth has performed one of the highest numbers of angiographies and angioplasties in the world.

His skilled expertise as an interventional cardiologist is widely sought after international conventions, lectures, and courses all over the world. Dr. Ashok Seth is the Associate Editor of International Journal of Cardiology, Member, Editorial Board Journal American College of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Interventions, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention, Euro Intervention & the most important journals in the field of interventional cardiology. He has authored over 150 publications in both Indian and international medical journals.

Dr. Ashok Seth is actively involved in training cardiologists from across the world in advanced techniques of angioplasty. Dr.Seth's holds prestigious accolades like the National award of Padma Shri by the President of India, Doctor of the Year award at Escorts, and an election to the Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA), the official professional and regulatory body of interventional cardiologists in USA that has a global influence.


Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh ----
MD SGPGI - Lucknow ----
D.Litt.- Honoris Causa ---- ----
Dsc - Honoris Causa ---- ----
FCSI ---- ----
FSCAI ---- ----
FESC ---- ----
FACC ---- ----
FRCP Edinburgh, London & Ireland ----


Institute Year
Immediate Past President Cardiological Society of India ----
Associate Editor International Journal of Cardiology ----
Member Editorial Board Journal American College of Cardiology ----
Board of Governors Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA) ----
Chairman Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals ----
Vice President Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology ----


Designation And Department Hospital Year
Cardiology,Chairman & Chief Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road Present
Cardiology,Chief Max Healthcare 2005

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World 2007
Padma Shree Awarded by the President of India 2003
Padma Bhushan Awarded by the President of India ----
Doctor of the Year - Escorts 2005

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