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Dr. Ashok Seth

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
Speciality Cardiology
Languages English
About Dr. Seth has contributed extensively to the growth, development and scientific progress of Cardiology especially Interventional Cardiology in India and across the world.

Over the past 20 years he has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques for India and Asia Pacific region. His expertise, skills and his pioneering efforts in teaching and training in angioplasty have won him respect and accolades all across the world.

He is perhaps one of the most recognized and respected Indian Cardiologist across the globe. His efforts have created a unique respect for India on the international sphere especially in the West.

For his unique achievements and contributions he was honoured by the National award of ‘PADMA SHRI’ by the President of India in 2003.

Dr. Seth is also founder advisory board member / governor to several prestigious international scientific bodies in the world including the Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiologist and SAARC Cardiac Society and Society of Cardiovascular Angiographies and Interventions (USA).

Dr. Ashok Seth has been highly decorated by the national academia and by citizens’ forums throughout the country and abroad.
Education Honorary Professor of Cardiology:
* Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal (2000 onwards)
* Medical College, Raipur (2001 onwards)
* Medical College, Bilaspur (2001 onwards)
* Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University (2008 onwards)
* Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (1998 onwards)

Honorary National Professor:
Annual Course on Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of India, (1996 onwards) “Dudley” Visiting Professor University of Birmingham, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, U.K (1995)
Memberships Dr. Seth has been highly acclaimed internationally for academics and research. He is the-
* Associate Editor of International Journal of Cardiology
* Member, Editorial Board
o Journal American College of Cardiology – Cardiovascular Interventions
o Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention
o Euro Intervention.

Dr Seth is a Member of Expert Committee - Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, Directorate General of Health Services, to examine issues relating to regulatory requirements for exercising control over medical devices (October 2009 onwards).

Dr. Seth is the Chief Coordinator of CSIR funded NTMLI project to manufacture an indigenous low-cost Drug Eluting Stent in India by year end 2008.

Dr. Seth is one of the youngest person to be honored Doctorate of Science (DSc) Honoris Causa by Banaras Hindu University in 1998.

He also was one of the youngest overseas doctors to be awarded

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