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Doctor Profile

Dr. Amit Varma

Dr. Amit Varma, MD

20+ Years Of Experience

Director - Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road

Critical Care

OPD Schedule - +91 11 4713 5000

  • MBBS: University of Delhi
  • MD : University of Delhi
  • Residency: State University of New York
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre
  • Additional Qualification
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Indian Critical Care Medicine
  • Health Consultant for the World Bank and the European Commission

Dr. Varma has been instrumental in setting up high-end speciality hospitals like Narayana Hrudayalaya and Manipal Heart Foundation and has also helped in the redesign of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre.

  • American Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • Asian Association of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery (AAPCCS)
  • National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
  • Paediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (PCSI)
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • Member of the Health Committee of FICCI
  • Member of the Biotechnology sub-group of CII
  • Graduated 6th in a class of 130 students, Final MBBS- 1989
  • Honours in Medicine, Paediatrics and ENT- 1989
  • Resident of the Year, SUNY at Stony Brook- 1994
  • Resident of the Year, SUNY at Stony Brook- 1996
  • Fellow of the Year, University of Pittsburgh- 1997
  • Fellow of the Year, University of Pittsburgh- 1998

Dr Amit Varma has been with Fortis Healthcare since 2003. At Fortis, he has performed multiple administrative and clinical roles. Currently he runs the integrated critical care services for Fortis Healthcare ICU network and helps in formulation of Medical Strategy

Dr Amit Varma completed his MBBS and MD from University of Delhi and his residency from the State University of New York. After his residency, he went on to pursue a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine and Neonatology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and super specialized in Cardiac Critical Care. After almost a decade in USA, Dr. Varma began his professional journey in India at the Manipal Heart Foundation in Bangalore and subsequently moved to the Narayan Hrudayalaya Hospital to establish one of the largest intensive care units in the country.

Apart from his medical and management background, Dr Varma continues to be a visiting faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and the Cleveland Clinic, a healthcare consultant to the World Bank and European Commission with special interest in quality. He is currently on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine and annals of paediatric cardiology. He is a member of the Executive councils of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India, Society for Critical Care Medicine (USA) and the Asian Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and cardiology. Dr. Varma also is the Medical Editor for CNN-IBN.