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Doctor Profile
Dr. Ashok Seth

Dr. Ashok Seth,

MBBS, MRCP(UK), MRCP (Irelend), Fellow in Society for Cardiac Angiograph & Interventions, FRCP (Ireland), DSc, Fellow Endovascular Intervention Society of India

Executive director, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute Okhla

Cardiology,Cardiology - Interventional

Dr. Ashok Seth is the current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. His contributions in the field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology have been recognised extensively in India as well as across the world. During his career 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 implemented it successfully both in India and other regions in Asia Pacific. He has performed one of the highest number of angiographies and angioplasties which has been mentioned in the 'LIMCA Book of Records He has been a part of the Focused Advisory Group and seminal studies for development and clinical applicability of Bioresorbable Scaffold (BRS) Stent which is highly recognised technique worldwide._x000D_ For his unique achievements contributions he has been honoured with the prestigious National Honour of Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri Award by the President of India in 2015 and 2003 respectively, the National Award of Republic of Spain Officer Cross Order of Isabella the Catholic in 2010, 'Mason Sones Award' from SCAI (USA) in 2010 and numerous other awards._x000D_ Dr. Seth has been the President of the Cardiological Society of India and Vice President of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology. He was elected Board of Trustee of SCAI (USA) for the period 2007-2010 and is presently a member of the SCAI Nominating Committee and Voting Selector of the 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 the globe including live transmissions of complex cases from India to the TCT and EuroPCR Meetings. He is on the Editorial Board of JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, CCI, Euro Intervention, Indian Heart Journal and others._x000D_ He has been honoured by Doctorate from four prestigious Universities in India. He has more than 250 publications to his credit in prestigious Indian and International medical journals, written and edited chapters in 10 text books of Cardiology and Medicine edited two books in Cardiology. He has trained more than 350 cardiologists from India and abroad in advance techniques of angioplasty.

Distal Protection Devices

Cardiology Today | 2001

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Understand and Use Your Rights

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | May 2005

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Following a Crush and a Kiss: Why Is It Lonely Out There?

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | January 2006

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

The Current Status and Future Direction of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention without On-Site Surgical Backup: An Expert Consensus Document from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | March 2007

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

SCAI: Going Global (SCAI President’s Page)

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | April 2007

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Another ‘Nail in the Coffin’ For Protection Devices In Acute MI?

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | May 2008

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

“Anti-Healing” Versus “Pro-Healing”

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | April 2008

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

“Ectatic Coronary Arteries - Experienced Innovation”

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | November 2008

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

A conversation with Dr. Ashok Seth: Promoting worldwide membership and collaboration

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | July 2008

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

“Stentman” Returns

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | May 2010

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

“Stressed in …… stressed out” Coronary Arteries

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | September 2010

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Moving Towards Biomimicry – The Development of the Novel BioMimeTM Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent System

European Cardiology | June 2010

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Once Upon A Time There Was. . . Intracoronary Thrombolysis

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | July 2011

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Mending the Torn Coronary Artery

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | Aug 2011

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Stent Implantation Techniques for True Ostial Lesions: ‘Hitting the Bulls Eye’ but ‘Missing the Point’

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | Feb 2012

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Role of Echocardiography in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Journal of Indian Academy of Echocardiography | March 2012

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Those Who Run Away.... May Not Need to Fight Another Day

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | Nov 2012

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

The Art and Science of Coronary Angiography …. Still Exists!

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | Dec 2012

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation with Core Valve: First Indian experience of three high surgical risk patients with severe aortic stenosis

Indian Heart Journal | Jul - Aug 2013

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Longitudinal Stent Shortening: The Long and Short of it!!

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | April 2013

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Coronary Stent Graft: “A Device In Need Is A Device Indeed”

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | March 2013

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Salvage of Side Branch by Provisional ‘TAP Technique’ using AbsorbTM Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds for Bifurcation Lesions: First Case Reports with Technical Considerations

Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions | July 2014

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Bioresorbable Scaffold: “Looking at the ‘Real World’ through a Plastic Tube”

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | July 2014

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

BRS in complex lesions: massaging (and messaging) the right pressure points

EuroIntervention | June 2015

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Refining rather than redefining the BVS in ‘real world’

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | November 2015

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Understanding the Technical Aspects of Bioresorbable Stent Implantation: The new Absorb polymer-based scaffold requires optimal implantation technique for best results

Cardiac Interventions Today | May/June 2016

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

Bioresorbable scaffold use in the “real world” – mantras from the East

AsiaIntervention | 9/2016

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals

BVS for Bifurcation Lesions: To Do or Not to Do Is No More the Question!

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions | 01/2017

Dr Ashok Seth

Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Insitute & its Medical Governance Board; Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals