Dr. Ashok Seth
Cardiologist, Delhi



Dr. Ashok Seth is awarded Padma Bhushan for the year 2015. He is one of the proficient and renowned Indian Cardiologists in the World. He is the chairman of Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. He is an expert Interventional Cardiologist with an experience of over 20 years pioneering a number of angioplasty techniques in India and Asia Pacific region. He has been one of the youngest overseas doctors to be awarded the Fellowship of all the three Royal Colleges of London, Edinburg, and Ireland in 1995.
Dr. Ashok has performed over 50,000 angiograms and 20,000 angioplasties in his career and has also been recognized in “Limca Book of Records”. He is the first cardiologist in Asia Pacific to perform Directional Coronary Atherectomy, Stents, including Drug Eluting Stents and use of Impella heart support device to treat heart blockages. He is known to be the first cardiologist in Asia to perform Angioscopy and Angiojet Thrombectomies and one of the few cardiologists in the world to perform Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularization.


  • Cardiology


  • Peripheral & Vascular Angioplasty
  • Aortic Anneurysms
  • Thrombectomy
  • Artherectomy


  • MBBS from Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Aligarh
  • FRCP from London, Edinburgh & Ireland
  • FSCAI from USA
  • FIMSA from USA
  • FACC, FESC, FCSI, Dsc. (Honoris Causa), D.Litt. ( Honoris Causa)

Practice Information

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi

Near New Friends Colony, Opp To Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, Delhi, Delhi – 110025


12:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi 

Near New Friends Colony, Opp To Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, Delhi, Delhi – 110025

  • Chairman – Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals
  • Immediate Past President – Cardiological Society of India
  • Vice President – Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology
  • Marcus Wiemer, Ashok Seth, Praveen Chandra, Jo¨rg Neuzner, Gert Richardt, Jan J. Piek, Martin Desaga, Carlos Macaya, Cornelis J. Bol, Karine Miquel-Hebert, Karolien De Roeck, Patrick W. Serruys. Systemic exposure of everolimus after stent implantation: A pharmacokinetic study. Am Heart J 2008;156:751.e1-751.e7
  • Upadhyaya S, Kapur KK, Seth A. Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aspergilloma Complicating Right Ventricular Permanent Pacemaker Implant. Echocardiography 2006; 23(7)
  • Seth A, Salwan R, Chandra P, Singhania D, Agarwal P, Mathur A, Bhandari S, Kler TS. ‘Hybrid Stenting’ vs ‘All DES’ for Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Eur Heart J 2004;25 (1)
  • Schlüter M, Chevalier B, Seth A, Bach R, Farah B, Hauptmann KE, Grube E, Schofer J. Saphenous vein graft stenting using a novel filter device for distal protection. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Mar 15; 91(6):736-9
  • Salwan R, Mathur A, Jhamb D K, Seth A. Deep Intubation of 8Fr Guiding Catheter to Deliver Coronary Stent Graft to Seal Coronary Perforation. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention 2001; 54:59-62
  • S Doucet, M Schalij, M Vrolix, D Hilton, P Chenu, Bruyne, W Udayachalerm, Seth A, L Biloden, J Reiber, F Harel for SISA Trial Investigators. Stent Placement to Prevent Restenosis after Angioplasty in Small Coronary Arteries. Circulation, 2001;104:2029-2033
  • Seth A, Mathur A, Chandra P, Aggarwal P, Khanna N. Recanalization of a thrombosed previously stented aortorenal graft using combined directional atherectomy and Angiojet thrombectomy. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 1999; 46: 85-88
  • Mishra Y, Mehta Y, Mittal S, Mairal M, Karlekar A, Seth A, Kler TS, Trehan N. Mammary coronary artery anastomosis without cardiopulmonary bypass through minithoracotomy: one year clinical experience. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 1998; 14 (Suppl 1): 531-37
  • Seth A, Salwan R, Chandra P, Hijazi Z. Bail-out bifurcation stenting involving Angiostent through the struts of AVE Micro™stent. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 1997; 9 (9): 590-92
  • Kanojia A, Kasliwal R, Kler T S, Seth A, Bhatia M L, Trehan N. A comparative clinical and coronary angiographic study of intravenous streptokinase or urokinase in evolving acute myocardial infarction. Indian Journal of Progress in Cardiovascular Science 1996; 3 (1): 15-20