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Dr. Ashok Seth

Dr. Ashok Seth

Dr. Ashok Seth

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MBBS, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCP Canada), FACC

Cardiologist

34 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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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 30-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.

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Okhla, Delhi

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

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Okhla Road, New Friends Colony, Landmark: Sukdhev Vihar Metro Station, Delhi

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02:00 - 06:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: What does a Heart specialist do?

A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.

Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?

A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure

Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?

A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.

Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?

A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.

Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?

A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 1980
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCP Canada) - Canada , 1995
FACC - American College of Cardiology, 1995

Memberships

Cardiological Society of India (CSI)

Experience

2000 - 2001 Honorary Professor of Cardiology at Gandhi Medical College
2001 - Present Honorary Professor of Cardiology at Medical College
2008 - Present Honorary Professor of Cardiology at Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University
Honorary Professor of Cardiology at Bangladesh Medical College, Bangladesh

Registrations

6648 Delhi Medical Council, 2000

Trainings and Certifications

MRCP - Royal Colleges Of Physicians & Surgeons In Ireland, 1986
Doctor of Science (DSc.) - Banaras Hindu University, 1998
Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) - European Society of Cardiology, 1995
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