MBBS, MD, D Litt - Honoris Causa
Chairman - Interventional Cardiology
33 Years of Practice, 6 AwardsCardiologist
Dr. Ashok Seth is the Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Head of Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. He is part of the core team that built the Escorts Heart Institute. He 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. For his contribution to the medical industry and patient care, he has been honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri Award by the President of India in 2015 and 2003 respectively. His achievements have also been recognized by the Republic of Spain and USA. Dr. Seth has been Officer's Cross Order of Isabella the Catholic in 2010 by Spain and Mason Sones Award from SCAI (USA) in 2010.
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. He 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
MBBS - Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh, 1978
MD - Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
D Litt - Honoris Causa - Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, 2012
Dsc - Honoris Causa - Banaras Hindu University, Banaras, 1998
Fellowship - Cardiological Society of India, 2011
Fellowship - Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 1995
Fellowship - European Society of Cardiology, 2013
Fellowship - American College of Cardiology, 1995
Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians, Edinburg, 1995
Fellowship - International Medical Sciences Academy, USA, 1998
Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians, Ireland, 1995
Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians, London, 1995
DSc - Honoris Causa - Amity University, Noida, 2012
DSc - Honoris Causa - Tirthankar Mahavir University, Moadabad, 2012
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
Member - Royal College of Physicians, UK, 1984
Member - Royal College of Physicians, Ireland, 1986
Fellow - Endovascular Intervention Society of India
He Has Performed One of The Highest Number of Angiographies and Angioplasties Which Has Been Mentioned in the 'LIMCA Book of Records' -
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka
Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India
Honourary National Professor
Medical College, Bilaspur
Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
Medical College, Raipur
Max Healthcare, Delhi
2005 - 2007
National Award of Republic of Spain "Officer's Cross Order of Isabella the Catholic
Mason Sones Award
Padma Bhushan Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Padma Shree Award
Doctor of the Year - Escorts
A: Dr. Ashok Seth has 32 years of experience in Cardiology.
A: Dr. Ashok Seth is specialize in Cardiology.
A: This doctor works at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road.
A: Opp Holy Family Hospital, New Friends Colony, New Delhi
Opp Holy Family Hospital, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi NCR, 110025, India