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Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

Fortis Escorts and Heart Institute

(623 patient stories)

Okhla, Delhi

Multi-Speciality Hospital

Established 1988310 Beds

55 Doctors

Wheelchair accessibility available

Fortis Healthcare, led by the vision of late Dr. Parvinder Singh of creating an integrated healthcare delivery system in India acquired Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Ltd. in 2005. Established in 1988, Escorts celebrated 25 years of Cardiac excellence in 2013.Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has set benchmarks in cardiac care with Paediatric path breaking work over the past 25 years.Today, it is recognised world over as a centre of excellence providing the latest technology in Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery. The hospital is backed by the most advanced laboratories performing complete range of investigative tests in the field of Nuclear Medicine, Radiology,Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology.Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has a vast pool of talented and experienced team of doctors, who are further supported by a team of highly qualified, experienced & dedicated support staff & cutting edge technology like the recently installed Dual CT Scan. Currently, more than 200 cardiac doctors and 1600 employees work together to manage over 14,500 admissions and 7,200 emergency cases in a year. The hospital today has an infrastructure comprising of around 285 beds (it currently enjoys 100% occupancy rate), 5 Cath Labs besides a host of other world-class facilities.PATIENT CENTRICITYCommit to 'best outcomes and experience' for our patients.Treat patients and their caregivers with compassion, care and understanding.Our patients' needs will come firstINTEGRITYBe principled, open and honest.Model and live our 'Values'.Demonstrate moral courage to speak up and do the right things.TEAMWORKProactively support each other and operate as one team.Respect and value people at all levels with different opinions, experiences and backgrounds.Put organization needs' before department / self interest.OWNERSHIPBe responsible and take pride in our actions.Take initiative and go beyond the call of duty.Deliver commitment and agreement made.INNOVATIONContinuously improve and innovate to exceed expectations.Adopt a 'can-do' attitude.Challenge ourselves to do things differently.


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

08:00 - 09:00


Modes of Payment

Credit Card | Insurance | Cash | Debit Card

Number of Beds - 310

Number of Ambulances - 15

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery

45 years experience overall

General Surgeon


Cardiothoracic Surgeon


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

38 years experience overall


90% (31 votes)
Mon, Wed01:30-05:00

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

40 years experience overall


91% (22 votes)

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD - Pediatrics

30 years experience overall



Interventional Cardiologist

98% (1501 votes)

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology

47 years experience overall

Interventional Cardiologist

73% (15 votes)
Mon, Wed, Fri11:30-01:30

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

41 years experience overall


Mon, Wed, Fri11:00-02:00

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

37 years experience overall


87% (30 votes)

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology

45 years experience overall



MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Cardiology

29 years experience overall



Interventional Cardiologist

98% (407 votes)
Mon, Wed, Fri10:00-01:00

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology

41 years experience overall



Common questions & answers

Q: What are the Visiting hours for IPD Patients?

A: Ward: 5-7 pm ICU: 11:30AM TO 12:00PM

Q: Does the Hospital have a Cafeteria?

A: Yes

Q: Visiting Guidelines for ICU?

A: 1.Visitors allowed only in visiting hours 2. No use of mobile phones 3.Use of Hand rub and PPE before entering the ICU

Fortis Escorts, Okhla, Delhi

Brief History/Overview:

Fortis Escorts, New Delhi has established itself as a pioneer in the field of Cardiac Care and is recognized for its path-breaking work and services to numerous heart patients. Armed with clinical expertise and cutting-edge technology, Fortis Escorts Institute has enriched numerous lives through its world-class treatment and compassionate patient care. Many doctors working at this hospital are Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan recipients. This hospital has NABH accredited hospital, NABL accredited lab, NABH accredited in nursing excellence, and NABH accredited blood bank.

Meaning of the Fortis Logo:

The logo of the Fortis brand projects is a symbol of human values such as trust, ethics, service, and quality. The union of the green color hands and a red dot represents Fortis’ path to healthcare. The green color of hands represents compassion, nurturing, generosity, wellbeing, and health. The red dot stands for energy, spirituality, courage, and a symbol of good luck.   

Admission Process:

  • To admit a patient in the Fortis Escorts Hospital Okhla, Delhi, one should get an admission note from the doctor and need to give it to the admission counter.
  • If the patient is insured, then the patient will be sent to the insurance desk.
  • A Unique Identification Number [UID] will be generated which can be used to save all the medical records of the patient by the hospital for future reference. 

Discharge Process:

  • The discharge process will be handled by the respective IP co-ordinators.
  •  The unused medicines will be returned, and a discharge summary will be prepared by the concerned department.
  • If any discharge medicines or medical devices are prescribed, then the doctor will explain how to use them.
  • Finally, the bill will be handed over to either patient or caretaker. 

Guideline for Visitors:

  • Fortis Escorts considers the family & friends of the patients as a vital part of the recovery process. 
  • At the time of admission, passes for visitors will be issued and all the visitors are requested to wear these passes while on the premises of the hospital.
  • For the safety of the patients, the visitors are limited during visiting hours.
  • Visitors under 12 years old are restricted on patient floors to protect children from any infections.
  • Before & after visiting, sanitation of hands is mandatory.
  • Mobile phone use is prohibited in the areas where patient monitoring & medical equipment are in operation. 

Patient & Attendant Responsibilities:

  • Provide complete and right information including full name, address, date of birth, name of the insurance company, past illness, and medical details.
  • Updating the doctors and nurses about the effectiveness of the treatment or operation.
  • Should bring only necessary items to the hospital, leave valuables at home.
  • By hospital rules and safety regulations, noise levels must be as low as possible while talking or attending a phone call.
  • The attendant or patient handles keeping appointments on time. If not, call the doctor or hospital. 

Patient & Attendant Rights:

  • Being a patient or caregiver, you have the right to be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion in a safe and clean environment.
  • Protection to your privacy and confidentiality in treatment options, and examinations.
  • A clear and detailed explanation by the doctor about the diagnosis, benefits, and risks of each treatment.
  • Protection from physical mistreatment and carelessness.
  • Either patient or attendant can request a copy of their medical records. 

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Hospital Speciality:

Fortis Escorts Hospital is one of the outstanding healthcare providers in the city with over 30 specialties. This hospital supplies a special focus on:

  • Cardiac sciences
  • Orthopaedic & Joint replacement
  • Urology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Gastro sciences
  • Oncology
  • Critical care
  • Bariatric & Metabolic surgery
  • Blood disorders
  • Breast surgery
  • Cosmetology 

Hospital Facilities:

Facilities provided by Fortis Escorts are:

  • International patient care
  • Pharmacy
  • Operation theatres
  • Ambulance service
  • Blood banks
  • Diagnostic center
  • ATM services 
  • Car parking 
  • Cafeteria
  • Security
  • IP manager
  • Linen, and Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • Allied service manager, OP manager, Guest relation manager.  

Visiting hours for in-patient wards:

  • In-wards - 10 am to 11 am
  •                   4 pm to 7 pm
  • ICU - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  •           4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Emergency services - 24 hours

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