Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Fortis Healthcare Medical CouncilQUALIFICATONS
FRCP (Lond, Edin, Irel), FACC, FESC, MSCAI, FAPSIC, FIMSA, FCSI, DSc ( BHU, AMU, Amity U, TMU, Shiv Nadar U ), D Litt ( Jamia Millia U )CONSULTS AT
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Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Fortis Healthcare Medical CouncilCONSULTS AT
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Conferred by National Award of Republic of Spain “Officer’s Cross Order of Isabella the Catholic”, ‘Lifetime Achievement in Interventional Cardiology’ Award by Chien Foundation Singapore, the ‘Golden Pioneer of Interventional Cardiology’ by the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, ‘Mason Sones Award’ from SCAI (USA), the ‘Guardian of Health Award 2021’ by the Integrated Health & Wellbeing Council in Recognition of Exemplary Contribution to the field of Cardiology & working towards nation's health before & during COVID-19, ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by the Dainik Jagran Ayushman India 2020, the ‘Economic Times Inspiring Cardiologist of India’ presented at the 3rd Edition of The Economic Times Doctor’s Day Conclave 2020, ‘Healthcare Transformation Leader’s Award’ presented at the elets Annual Healthcare Innovation Summit 2019 for his exemplary role in India’s healthcare sector, ‘World Icon of the Century in Cardiology’ presented at the World Hypertension Con 2019 for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology, ‘Distinguished Teacher Award’ presented at the Annual Meeting of Association of National Board Accredited Institutions 2019 and 100 other national and international awards.
Renowned for performing and teaching complex angioplasty techniques and runs 6 national and international Teaching Courses and has trained more than 500 cardiologists from India and abroad
Has been invited to lecture at more than 600 national & international meetings and taught complex angioplasty techniques through Live Demonstration at more than 150 national & international meetings around the world. Has more than 500-publications to his credit in peer reviewed Indian and International medical journals and chapters in 30-books on Cardiology and has been the Editor of three books in Cardiology.<.p>
Dr Ashok Seth is Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, Chairman of Fortis Healthcare Medical Council, and Adjunct Professor of Cardiology at JN Medical College (Aligarh Muslim University) and National Board of Examinations. Dr Seth has led the field of Interventional Cardiology for last 32-years and has contributed extensively to the development, scientific progress and education in this field and pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques for India and Asia Pacific like Directional Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices & Drug Eluting Stents, use of Impella heart support device failing heart, Bioabsorbable Stents and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), MitraClip Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair, Intravascular Coronary Lithotripsy (Shockwave). One of the highest angiographies and angioplasties recognized by Limca Book of Records.
He is the President - Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC), Past President- Cardiological Society of India amd Past Vice President – Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology.
Dr Seth has been awarded by the National Honour of Padma Shri in 2003, Padma Bhushan in 2015 and ‘B.C.Roy National Award’ for the most ‘Eminent Medical Person’ by the President of India in January 2017. He has also been awarded the 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) in addition to 85 other national and international awards.
Dr Seth has been honoured by Doctorates from six prestigious national universities – BHU, AMU, Jamia Millia Islamia, Amity, Shiv Nadar and Teerthankar Mahavir University. He has been conferred ‘Adjunct Professorship of Cardiology’ of J N Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University and the National Board of Examinations.
He is Founder/Course Director of five major National & International Angioplasty Teaching Courses - India Live, India Valves, CHIP-CTO India, AICT-AsiaPCR and Imaging & Physiology Council of India. He is also Associate Director of TCT Scientific Sessions (USA) and Program Committee Member of EuroPCR.
Dr Seth has been invited to lecture at more than 450 national & international meetings and to teach complex angioplasty techniques through Live Demonstration at more than 100 national & international meetings across the world including the prestigious TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) in USA, ‘EuroPCR’ in Paris and ‘Singapore Live’ in Singapore.
He has more than 350-publications to his credit in peer reviewed Indian and International medical journals and has chapters in 30-books on Cardiology and has been the Editor of 3-books.
He is an acclaimed teacher and has trained more than 500-cardiologists of India and abroad in advanced techniques of angioplasty.
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