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Dr. Ashok Seth

Cardiologist, Cardiac Surgeon
MBBS, MD, D Litt – Honoris Causa
Chairman – Interventional Cardiology
41 Years Of Experience
6 Awards

Introduction

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. 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. For his contribution to 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 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. Dr Ashok Seth 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.

Experience

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road
Interventional Cardiology
Chairman
Currently Working
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Cardiology
Visiting Professor

Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka
Cardiology
Honorary Professor

Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India
Cardiology
Honourary National Professor

Medical College, Bilaspur
Cardiology
Honorary Professor

Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
Cardiology
Honorary Professor

Medical College, Raipur
Cardiology
Honorary Professor

Max Healthcare, Delhi
Cardiology
Chief
2005 – 2007

Qualifications & Affiliations


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 Memberships 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 Clinical Achievements He Has Performed One of The Highest Number of Angiographies and Angioplasties Which Has Been Mentioned in the ‘LIMCA Book of Records’ –

Awards & Achievements

Awards 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

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