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Dr. Nishith Chandra

Dr. Nishith Chandra

Dr. Nishith Chandra

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MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD - Pediatrics



Interventional Cardiologist

26 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nishith Chandra, MD, DM, FSCAI (USA) has more than 23 Years of experience at the prestigious Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India. He is a Director in Interventional Cardiology here and deals with all sorts of complex Coronary, Carotid, Renal, Peripheral Interventions. He has been the incharge of Emergency services and Heart Command Centre of Escorts Heart Institute, for last 20 Years. His another passion is running the highly successful, air-ambulance service of the hospital, which is credited for transporting critically sick cardiac patients from India and Abroad. He has been regularly invited as faculty in National and International Cardiology Conferences.

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Okhla, Delhi

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute


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

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10:00 - 02:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal in MD - 1990
Best Case Award At Tct Asia Pacific Seoul - 2008
Best All Rounder Student of MBBS - 1986


MBBS - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1987
DM - Cardiology - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1994
MD - Pediatrics - University Lucknow, 1990


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Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Delhi Medical Council
Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)


1994 - 2017 Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
2017 - 2017 Director at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, New Delhi


31090 Uttar Pradesh Medical Council, 1987
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