Dr. Ashok Seth , Head, Cardiology

Dr. Ashok Seth

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About Dr. Ashok Seth

Dr. Ashok Seth Cardiology                             

MBBS, MD, FRCP, MRCP

Dr. Ashok Seth Cardiologist , is the chairman Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals is one of the best cardiology hospitals in the world. As one of the best heart doctor in India he has an experience of over 32 years. He is featured in the "LIMCA" Book of records and renowned for performing over 50,000 angiograms and 20,000 angioplasties in the world.

    • Dr Ashok Seth as one of the top 10 heart surgeons in the world is the first cardiologist in Asia Pacific region to perform an Angioscopy and directional Atherectomy.

    • He is also among the top 10 cardiologists in the world to perform the procedure - Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularization

    • Above all, for his unique achievements & contributions,  he has been honoured with the prestigious National Honour of "Padma Bhushan" and "Padma Shri" Award by the President of India in 2015 and 2003 respectively

    • To his credit he won the National Award of Republic of Spain "Officer's Cross Order of Isabella the Catholic" in 2010, 'Mason Sones Award' from SCAI (USA) in 2010.

    • Above all, he is awarded Fellowship of all the three Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh & Ireland.

Work experience of Dr. Ashok Seth  cardiologist:

  • Dr. Ashok Seth has been the President of the Cardiological Society of India and Vice President of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology.

  • He was also elected Board of Trustee of SCAI (USA) for the period 2007-2010 and is presently a member of the SCAI Nominating Committee and Voting Selector of the MSCAI Nominating Committee.

  • As one of the best heart doctor in India , he was elected on the Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA)as First Cardiologist from Asia. 

  • Dr. Ashok Seth has moreover trained 350 plus cardiologists in India and abroad.

  • He has also performed demonstrations on advanced angioplasty techniques at over 400 international conferences and seminars in various Asia Pacific Countries.

  • Above all, he has more than 250 publications to his credit in various prestigious national & international journals.

  • He is a part of the Focused Advisory Group and seminal studies for the development and clinical applicability of Bioresorbable Scaffold (BRS) Stent which is highly recognised technique worldwide.

  • He is also on the Editorial Board of JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, CCI, Euro Intervention, Indian Heart Journal and others.

  • Moreover, he is honoured by Doctorate from four prestigious Universities in India.

  • As one of the best heart doctors in India has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques and therefore implemented it successfully both in India and other regions in Asia Pacific.

  • Above all his specialization is:

    • Directional Atherectomy

    • Angioscopy

    • Stents

    • Thrombectomy devices

    • Drug Eluting Stents

    • Use of Impella heart support device failing heart

    • Bioabsorbable Stents

    • TAVI 

Education:

  • MBBS, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh

  • MD, SGPGI - Lucknow

  • FRCP, London

  • MRCP, U.K.

  • Fellowship, U.S.A.

Past experience of Dr. Ashok Seth  cardiologist:

  • He has worked as a Chief at one of the best cardiology hospitals in the world at Max Super Speciality Hospital Gurgaon 2007

  • As one of the top 10 cardiologists in the world he also worked as a Senior Consultant, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi 2004

Awards & Training: 

  • Honoured with Padma Shri, awarded by the President of India

  • Also honoured with Padma Bhushan award by the President of India

  • Above all was rewarded Doctor of the Year Award - Escorts

  • Also awarded Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA)

  • He also was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World

Membership & Fellowship: 

  • He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (M.R.C.P.), U.K., 1984.

  • Also Member of the Royal College of Physicians (M.R.C.P.), Ireland, 1986

  • Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians (F.R.C.P.), Edinburgh and London 1995

  • Also Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (F.R.C.P.), Ireland, 1995

  • Fellow: American College of Cardiology (F.A.C.C.), 1995

  • Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (F.E.S.C.), 2013.

  • Furthermore, Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography & Intervention (F.S.C.A.I.), U.S.A., 1995

  • Fellow: International Medical Sciences Academy (F.I.M.S.A.), 1998

  • Above all, Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India (F.C.S.I.), 2011.

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