The Indian experience
11:30 AM America/New_York
Dr Ashok Seth is Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Adjunct Professor of Cardiology at JN Medical College (Aligarh Muslim University) and National Board of Examinations. Dr Seth has led the field of Interventional Cardiology for last 30-years and has contributed extensively to the development, scientific progress and education in this field and pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques for India and Asia Pacific. Dr Seth has been awarded by the National Honour of Padma Shri in 2003, Padma Bhushan in 2015 and ‘B.C.Roy National Award’ for the most ‘Eminent Medical Person’ by the President of India in January 2017. He has also been awarded the National Honour of Republic of Spain “Crus Officer with Insignia Order of Isabella the Catholic”, Master Interventionalist (MSCAI) by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (USA) in addition to 85 other national and international awards. Dr Seth has been honoured by Doctorates from six prestigious national universities. He has been conferred ‘Adjunct Professorship of Cardiology’ of J N Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University and the National Board of Examinations. He is Founder/Course Director of five major National & International Teaching Courses - India Live, India Valves, CHIP-CTO India, AICT-AsiaPCR and Imaging & Physiology Council of India. He is also Associate Director of TCT Scientific Sessions (USA) and Program Committee Member of EuroPCR. Dr Seth has been invited to lecture at more than 400 national & international meetings and to teach complex angioplasty techniques through Live Demonstration at more than 100 national & international meetings around the world. He has more than 350-publications to his credit in peer reviewed Indian and International medical journals and has chapters in 30-books on Cardiology and has been the Editor of 3-books. He is an acclaimed teacher and has trained more than 500-cardiologists of India and abroad in advanced techniques of angioplasty.