Dr. Ashok Seth

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Dr. Ashok Seth’s contributions in the field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology, have been widely recognised in India as well as across the world. Throughout his career of more than 30 years, he has pioneered multiple angioplasty techniques, Direct Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices, Drug-Eluting Stents, Impella heart support devices for failing hearts, Bioabsorbable Stents and Trans Aortic Valve Infusion, and successfully implemented them in India and other parts of Asia Pacific. He is also recognised for performing one of the highest numbers of angiographies and angioplasty which has been mentioned in the ‘Limca Book of Records’.

Chairman - Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Chairman - Fortis Healthcare Medical Council, Cardiologist
36 years of experience
MBBS - Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh, MD - SGPGI, Lucknow, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK, Fellowship, USA

Some of his awards and achievements include –
Awarded Padma Shri in 2003
Awarded Padma Bhushan in 2015
‘Dr. B. C. Roy National Award’ for the most ‘Eminent Medical Person’ by the President of India in January, 2017
National Honour of Republic of Spain “Crus Officer with Insignia Order of Isabella the Catholic”, Master Interventionalist (MSCAI) by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (USA)
‘Life Time Achievement in Interventional Cardiology’ Award by Chien Foundation (Singapore)