Dr. Ashok Seth
MBBS, DSc, D.litt
Experience : 30 years
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
1. Dr. Seth has been highly acclaimed internationally for academics and research. He is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Cardiology Member and is on the editorial boards of the Journal American College of Cardiology; Cardiovascular Interventions, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention; and Euro Intervention. These are the most important Interventional Cardiology journals in the World and are an unprecedented honour for an Indian.
2. Dr. Seth has had the unique distinction to be elected on the Board of Governors of Society of Cardiac Angiographies and Intervention (USA) the official professional and regulatory body of interventional cardiologists in USA which has a global influence. This is a first for any cardiologist from Asia.
3. He has been invited to be a member of expert committee of “Society of Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (USA)” for its international position statement on “Percutaneous Coronary Interventions Without On-Site Surgical Backup” and is a co-author of the ‘Guidelines’ which have been supported by 15 Interventional Cardiology Societies across the World.
4. Dr. Seth is a Member of the Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, Directorate General of Health Services, and is responsible for examining issues relating to regulatory requirements for exercising control over medical devices (from October 2009 onwards).
5. Dr. Seth is one of the youngest person to be honoured Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) honouris Causa by Banaras Hindu University in 1998.
6. He also was one of the youngest overseas doctors to be awarded with the Fellowship of all the three Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh & Ireland in year 1995.
7. Dr. Seth has trained more than 350 cardiologists from India and abroad for applying advanced techniques of angioplasty. The governments of Malaysia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and organisations such as WHO, SAARC, Cardiac Society, has sponsored doctors from their country to be trained under Dr. Seth.
8. Dr. Seth is the Organizer / Course Director of the following international meetings
Complex Live Demo Course
SCAI Adult Interventional Fellows Course
Asia BRS Summit
TCT Scientific Sessions (Washington)
Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics (AICT)