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Ashok Seth

BornIndia
OccupationCardiologist
Known forInterventional Cardiology
AwardsPadma Bhushan Order of Isabella the Catholic Padma Shri IMA Distinguished Service Award Shresth Shree Award All India Khatri Mahasabha Award Andreas Gruentzig Award IBC 20th Century Award NICCSI Professional Excellence Award Delhi Ratna Award IMA Distinguished Interventional Cardiologist Award Rotary Vocational Excellence Award IJCP Interventional Cardiologist of the Year IMA NDB Life Time Achievement Award DMA Medical Teachers Award World Heart Federation Citation DMA Legend in Interventional Cardiology Award WCCPC2006 Life Time Achievement Award GSI Lifetime Achievement Award Cardiological Society of India Citation IMA-NDB Distinguished Service Award IMA Doctors Day Award IMA Magnanimous Award WCCPC Lifetime Achievement Award WCCPGC-2008 Lifetime Achievement Award MIDI Management Excellence Award Sunday Indian and IIPM Mega Excellence Award WCCPGC-2009 Lifetime Achievement Award IMA Dr. K. Sharan Cardiology Excellence Award Mason Sones Award Atma Jyoti Award AACIO Special Award Golden Pioneer of Interventional Cardiology Award Rotary Lifetime Achievement Award Vishisht Bihari Samman Vishisht Chikitsa Ratan JNMC Most Glorious Alumni Doc N Doc-Gammex Saviour Award DMA Centenary Award Hero Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Ashok Seth is presently Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Chairman of Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals. Dr Seth has led field of Interventional Cardiology for last 30-years and has contributed extensively to development, scientific progress and education in Interventional Cardiology in INDIA and across world. Over past 30-years he has Pioneer numerous angioplasty techniques for INDIA and Asia Pacific Region 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. He has put INDIA on world map of Interventional Cardiology and for his expertise and professional leadership, he is recognized and respected and Award across world. Dr Seth has been Award by National Honour of Padma Shri in 2003 and Padma Bhushan in 2015 and BCRoy National Award for most Eminent Medical Person of country by President of INDIA in 2017. He has also been Award National Honour of Republic of Spain of Officer Insignia Order of Isabella Catholic confer on National Day of Spain in 2010. He Has Been by prestigious Outstanding Life Time Achievement in Interventional Cardiology Award by Chien Foundation Singapore in 2017. He has also been Honour Current Luminary Award and Master of Interventional Academy of America at Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics meeting in USA, Golden Pioneer of Interventional Cardiology by Asian Intervention Cardiovascular Therapeutics Society and prestigious Award of Master Interventionalist of SCAI & Mason Sones Award by Society of Cardiac Angiography & Interventions in addition to numerous other Life Time Achievement and other Awards. Dr Seth Has Been Honour Doctorate of Science / DLitt. From six prestigious National universities-BHU, AMU, JamiaMilliaIslamia, TeerthankarMahavir University and Shiv Nadar University. He has been conferred to Adjunct Professorship of Cardiology of J N Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University and of National Board of Examinations. He is President of Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. Dr Seth is Past President of Cardiological Society of INDIA and Past Vice President of Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology. He is Founder Advisory Board Member of several prestigious Interventional Scientific bodies, namely Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, SAARC Cardiac Society, Interventional Cardiology Foundation of INDIA, Heart Valve Foundation of INDIA, Indian Foundation of Advanced Cardiovascular Interventions, AICT-AsiaPCR and has been on Board of Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. He is Director of Largest Course in Interventional Cardiology in Asia INDIA LIVE, advance Valve & Structural Therapies INDIA VALVES, CHIP-CTO INDIA, AICT-AsiaPCR and Imaging & Physiology Council of INDIA. He is also Associate Director of TCT Scientific Sessions and Program Committee of EuroPCR.

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Biography

Ashok Seth graduated in Medicine from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim in 1978. Later, moving to UK for higher education, he served as Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Birmingham University till 1988. During this period, he did advanced training to secure memberships of College of Physicians of London in 1984 and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1986. He returned to India in 1988 and joined Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, present day Fortis Healthcare, as its Chief of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology and established Invasive Cardiology programme at institution. He stayed with Fortis Healthcare till 2004 to to Max Healthcare, erstwhile Max Heart and Vascular Institute. He has also served as honorary professor of Cardiology at several other institutions, as Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, raipur Medical College, Bilaspur Medical College, d. Y. Patil University and Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka. After four years of stay at Max, he returned to Fortis Healthcare to resume his duties there as Chief Cardiologist and of its Cardiac Sciences Division.

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Professional associations

Dr. Ashok Seth is current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. His contributions in field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology, have been recognise extensively in India as well as across world. During his 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 implement it successfully both in India and other regions in Asia Pacific. He has performed one of highest number of Angiographies and angioplasties which has been mentioned in LIMCA Book of Records. He has been part of Focused Advisory Group and seminal studies for development and clinical applicability of Bioresorbable Scaffold stent which is highly recognise technique worldwide. For his unique achievements & contributions he has been Honour with prestigious National Honour of PADMA Bhushan and PADMA SHRI Award by President of India in 2015 and 2003 respectively, National Award of Republic of Spain Officers Cross Order of Isabella Catholic in 2010, Mason Sones Award from SCAI in 2010 and numerous other awards. Dr. Seth has been President of Cardiological Society of India and Vice President of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology. He was elected Board of Trustee of SCAI for period 2007-2010 and is presently Member of SCAI Nominating Committee and Voting Selector of MSCAI Nominating Committee. He has been invited to lecture on and demonstrate complex Angioplasty techniques in more than 400 International Training courses and Meetings across globe, including live transmissions of complex cases from India to TCT and EuroPCR Meetings. He is on Editorial Board of JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, CCI, Euro Intervention, Indian Heart Journal and others. He has been Honour Doctorate from four prestigious Universities in India. He has more than publications to his credit in prestigious Indian and International Medical journals, writes and edits chapters in 10 text books of Cardiology and Medicine & edits two books in Cardiology. He has trained more than 350 Cardiologists India and abroad in advance techniques of Angioplasty

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