Dr. Ashok Seth


30 Years of Experience
Senior Consultant Cardiology
MBBS, (FRCP Canada), (MRCP UK), (DSc.)

Okhla Road, New Delhi Delhi 110025, India

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Dr. Ashok Seth - Indian best cardiologist

Dr. Ashok Seth is Indian best cardiologist for interventional cardiology in India. He is credited with the performance of over 50,000 angiograms and 20,000 angioplasties, which have been included in the Limca Book of Records. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London, Edinburgh, and Ireland and serves as the chief cardiologist.

Dr Ashok Seth - Best Cardiologist in India

He holds the chair of the Department of cardiovascular sciences and Cardiology Council at Fortis Healthcare. Dr. Seth is a recipient of the Order of Isabella the Catholic. He was honored by the Government of India with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri, in 2003, followed by Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, in 2015.

Dr. Ashok Seth graduated with an MBBS from the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University in 1978. Later he moved to the UK for higher education. Till 1988, he served as a cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Birmingham University. He did advanced training to secure memberships of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) of London and Ireland in 1984 and 1986, respectively. He returned to India in 1988. Then, he joined the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi, as its Chief of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology. He has established the Invasive Cardiology program at the institution.

For the last 35 years, Dr. Ashok has led the field of Interventional Cardiology. He has contributed extensively to the development, scientific progress, and education in this field. He has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques in India. Six prestigious national universities such as Jamia Millia Islamia, Amity, BHU, AMU, Shiv Nadar, and Teerthankar Mahavir University have honored Dr. Seth with a doctorate. He received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for Interventional Cardiology’ by Chien Foundation (Singapore). Doctor of the Year Award from Escorts was awarded to him. He also received a B. C. Roy National Award’ for the most ‘Eminent Medical Person’ by the President of India -2017 among many others.

Dr. Ashok Seth, the best cardiac surgeon in India and Cardiologist in the Asia Pacific region to perform



  • MBBS - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 1978
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCP Canada) - Canada, 1995
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK (MRCP UK) - Ireland, 1986

Work 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

Awards and Achievements


  • Cardiological Society of India (CSI)

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