Dr Ashok Seth
About Dr Ashok Seth
MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, FIMSA, FCSI Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
Dr. Ashok Seth is the current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. His contributions in the field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology have been recognized extensively in India as well as across the world. During his career span of 26 years, he has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques: Directional Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices and Drug Eluting Stents, use of Impella heart support device -failing heart, Bioabsorbable Stents and TAVI and implemented it successfully both in India and other regions in Asia Pacific. He has performed one of the highest numbers of angiographies and angioplasties which has been mentioned in the ‘LIMCA Book of Records.
He has been honored by Doctorate from four prestigious Universities in India. He has more than 250 publications to his credit in prestigious Indian and International medical journals, written and edited chapters in 10 text books of Cardiology and Medicine & has edited two books in Cardiology. He has trained more than 350 cardiologists from India and abroad in advance techniques of angioplasty.