Dr. Ashok Seth Cardiologist in Delhi

Dr. Ashok Seth

Cardiologist, Delhi

FRCP, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, FCSI, Dsc. (Honoris Causa), D.Litt. ( Honoris Causa)

  • 1 Hospital


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


  • Angioplasty


  • 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

Achievements & Contributions

  • “PADMA SHRI AWARD” by the President of India in 2003
  • National Award of Republic of Spain “Crus De Oficial Con Insignia Orden De Isabel La Catolica” Conferred on the National Day of Spain, 2010 by the Minister of Science
  • Atma Jyoti Award By World Academy of Spiritual Science, August 2010
  • ‘Mason Sones Award’ by Society of Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI, USA), May 2010
  • “IMA Dr. K.Sharan Cardiology Excellence Award for the year 2009” Presented by IMA National Award Committee, December 2009
  • “WCCPGC-2009 Lifetime Achievement Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology in the world, Bestowed by His Lt. Governor of Delhi Hon’ble Tejinder Khanna Ji, Hon’ble State Home Minister, Govt. of India Mr. Ajay Maken Ji and Hon’ble Finance Minister, Govt. of Delhi Dr. A.K. Walia, Oct 2009
  • “The Sunday Indian & IIPM Mega Excellence Award” Nation’s first ever General Interest Awards – by PLANMAN MEDIA, July 2009
  • “12th Annual MIDI Management Excellence Award for the year 2008” Presented by Management & Industrial Development Institute, Jallandhar, March 2009
  • “WCCPGC-2008 Lifetime Achievement Award” Bestowed by Bharat Ratna His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (Former President of India), Sep 2008
  • “Prof. Raymond Wegmann Oration” Awarded by Indian Society of Hypertension at The 17th Cogress of Indian Society of Hypertension, Feb 2008
  • “Lifetime Achievement Award” By His Execellency, Bharat Ratna Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam (Former President of India), Hon’ble Ms. Vasundhara Raje (Chief Minister of Rajasthan) for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical & Preventive Cardiology in the World presented on the occasion of Inaugural Function of World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Cardiology WCCPC 2007, Sep 2007
  • “Magnanimous Award” By IMA Academy of Medical Specialities for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology, Sep 2007
  • Awarded "Padma Shri" for the Year 2015
  • 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
  • Chandra P, Cribier A, Seth A. Utility of Pilot wire in angioplasty of tortuous and highly angulated coronary arteries. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 1995; 37: 268-270
  • Bhaskaran A, Seth A, Kumar A, Pande A, Kler T S, Bhanfari S, Bhatia M L. Coronary angioplasty for the control of intractable ventricular arrhythmia. Clinical Cardiology 1995; 18: 480-483
  • Seth A, Bhaskaran A, Gupta J, Bhatia M L. Multivessel coronary angioplasty in a patient with anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery. Journal of Interventional Cardiology 1995; 8: 359-363
  • Bhatia A, Kumar A, Seth A, Bhatia M L, Trehan N. Successful aortic balloon valvuloplasty in critical aortic stenosis with shock. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 1993; 29: 295-297
  • Seth A, Bhaskaran A, Kler T S, Omar A K, Trehan N. Denovo development of ostial stenosis of left anterior descending and circumflex arteries after coronary angioplasty: chance or complication? Journal of Invasive Cardiology 1993; 5: 247-250
  • Bhandari S, Kanojia A, Kasliwal R, Kler T S, Seth A, Trehan N, Bhatia M L. Coronary artery fistulae without audible murmurs in adults. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology 1993; 16: 219-223
  • Kanojia A, Kasliwal R, Kler T S, Seth A, Trehan N, Bhatia M L. Clinical and coronary arteriographic features and outcome of recent onset unstable angina. International Journal of Cardiology 1993; 39: 173-180
  • Hunt A C, Perry R A, Seth A, Lowry P, Shiu M F. Effects of intracoronary nitrate and nifedipine on regional blood flow and myocardial metabolism during coronary angioplasty. European Heart Journal 1991
  • Perry R A, Singh A, Seth A, Hunt A C, Flint E J, Murray R G, Shiu M F. Sustained improvement in left ventricular function after successful coronary angioplasty. British Heart Journal 1990; 63: 277-280
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Shiu M F. Coronary angioplasty in patients with multivessel disease and unstable angina: which is the unstable lesion? British Heart Journal 1990
  • Perry R A, Wankling P F, Seth A, Hunt A C, Westwood F, Newall J A, Shiu M F. An algorithm of coronary artery shortening applied to the assessment of regional wall motion abnormalities during coronary angioplasty. Computers in Cardiology, IEEE 1988; 65-66
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Hunt A C, Smith S C H, Westwood F, Woolgar N, Shiu M F. Balloon occlusion during coronary angioplasty as a model of myocardial ischemia: reproducibility of sequential occlusions. European Heart Journal 1989; 10: 791-800
  • Seth A, Perry R A, Hunt A C, Shiu M F. Total coronary occlusion: “real” or “apparent”. International Journal of Cardiology 1989; 25: 235-237
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Hunt A C, Shiu M F. Coronary angioplasty in unstable angina and stable angina: a comparison of success and complication. British Heart Journal 1988; 60: 367-373
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Shiu M F. “Coronary angioplasty: State of the art” Part II. Cardiology in Practice 1988; 6 (1): 12-18
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Shiu M F. “Coronary angioplasty: State of the art” Part I. Cardiology in Practice 1987; 5 (6): 29-32
  • Perry R A, Seth A, Singh A, Shiu M F. Success and complication rates of coronary angioplasty in patients with and without previous myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal 1988; 9: 37-42
  • Seth A, Perry R A, Shiu M F. Management of unstable angina soon after myocardial infarction. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 1988; 39 (5): 400-408
  • Gupta S, Seth A, Eddy J D. Enalapril and nail changes. British Medical Journal 1986; 293: 140
  • Chairman - Cardiology Council, Fortis Group of Hospitals
  • Immediate Past President - Cardiological Society of India
  • Vice President - Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology