Dr. Ashwin B Mehta

Dr. Ashwin B Mehta

MBBS, MD, Fellowship - Cardiology
Director - Cardiology

Cardiologist

47 Year of Experience
6 Awards

About Dr. Ashwin B Mehta

The Director of the Department of Cardiology at Jaslok Hospital, Dr. Ashwin B Mehta is an eminent Interventional Cardiologist in Mumbai, with more than 38 years' experience behind him. He also serves as an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at SR Mehta Hospital, Lilavati Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Harkisondas Hospital, Western Railway Hospital and Saifee Hospital. He is a well-qualified Interventional Cardiologist and has been recognized with several awards and honors. He has received the prestigious Padmashree National Award in 2004. The same year, Dr. Mehta received the Maharashtra Gaurav Award for the most outstanding contribution in Cardiology by the Govt. of Maharashtra.

Dr. Ashwin B Mehta has pioneered Cardiac Catheterisation and Angiography in newborn babies in India and was also the first to introduce His Bundle Electrography in India and Primary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction with the first systemic trial. He has performed more than 10,000 Angioplasties and over 50,000 Angiographies. Dr. Ashwin B Mehta's special skills include Coronary Interventions, Rotablation, Balloon valvotomy, transcatheter and Aortic valve replacement. Among many of his other achievements, he was a pioneer in starting Cardiac catheterization and Angiography in newborn babies in India in 1973 and the first one to start Bundle Electrography in India in the same year.

Dr. Ashwin B Mehta also has a vast experience on academic front as he has taught hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and super specialty medical students and has served for over 25 years as Hon. Professor of Cardiology at the University of Mumbai and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai. 

Education

Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS ---- ----
MD ---- ----
Fellowship - Cardiology American College of Cardiology ----
Fellowship - Cardiology Indian Society of Electrocardiology ----
Fellowship - Cardiology Indian College of Physicians ----

Memberships

Institute Year
Former President Cardiological Society of India ----
President Cardiovascular Society of India ----

Experience

Designation And Department Hospital Year
Cardiology,Director Jaslok Hospital Present
Cardiology,Honorary Consultant Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai Present

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
Indian Medical Association Distinguished Doctor Award ----
Padma Shree Awarded by the Government of India ----
Golden Contribution Award received at AICT, New Delhi ----
Maharashtra Gaurav Award by Govt. of Maharashtra ----
Chemtech Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award ----
Mahavir Mahatma Award for Oneness ----

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