Dr. Purshotam Lal is an internationally acclaimed intervention cardiologist and has the unique distinction of introducing the largest number of procedures in the field of Interventional Cardiology. He is currently the Director of the Department of Interventional Cardiology, Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute, Noida and also the Chairman of the Metro Group of Hospitals. With degrees of MBBS, MD, AB(USA), DM (Cardiology) FRCP(C), FACM, FICC, FACC and FSCAI (USA), he has been bestowed with the title of 'Creator of Affordable Healthcare' by ‘Express Healthcare', a leading heath magazine and is considered to be a trendsetter for NRIs to return to India to serve people in need. He has achieved the fellowship of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Medicine, the Indian College of Cardiology, the Royal College of Physicians (Canada) and the Society of Cardiac Angiography & Interventions (USA). He is a member of various reputed organizations including the Central Council of Health & Family Welfare, Expert Committee for Medical Devices (Ministry of Health &Family Welfare, Government of India) and Delhi Medical Council (a regulatory licensing body). He has been felicitated with various prestigious awards, which include Jawaharlal Nehru International Excellence Award, Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award, Dr. V.V Shah Oration Gold Medal, Padma Shri Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, the Padma Bhushan, Dr B C Roy National Award, Padma Vibhushan and the Distinguished Achievement Award of Highest Order. He has contributed to over a hundred researches, articles & chapters and is the author of the book “Cause and Prevention of Heart Disease”.