Fortis Escorts, New Delhi

New Delhi, India

About Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • Over the last 33 years, the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has set new standards in cardiac treatment with groundbreaking research. It is now known around the world as a centre of expertise for Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology, and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • The hospital has cutting-edge laboratories that perform a wide range of diagnostic tests in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, and Microbiology.
  • Fortis Escorts Heart Institute boasts a diverse group of bright and experienced doctors who are backed up by a team of highly qualified, experienced, and devoted support professionals as well as cutting-edge equipment such as the recently installed Dual CT Scan.
  • Approximately 200 cardiac doctors and 1600 personnel currently collaborate to manage over 14,500 admissions and 7,200 emergency situations each year. The hospital now has a 310-bed infrastructure, as well as five cath labs and a slew of other world-class amenities.

Top Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Ashok Seth is one of the most well-known Interventional Cardiologists in India honored with both the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.
  • With over 35 years in interventional cardiology, Dr. Seth has pioneered numerous angioplasty techniques in India and the Asia Pacific region.
  • He has performed over 20, 000 angioplasties and 50,000 angiograms till date.
  • Dr. Seth holds a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, London, and Edinburgh along with several other degrees to his name.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Ashutosh Marwah is one of the best child heart specialists in India, having experience of over 26 years. He is currently the Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road, in New Delhi.
  • Before joining Fortis Escorts, he worked as a Senior Consultant for Pediatric Cardiology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.
  • Dr. Marwah specializes in handling a range of cardiac conditions and is quite skilled in managing complex procedures like interventional & perioperative cardiac catheterizations, dilatation stenting, fetal echocardiography, and Stent implantation.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Krishna Subramony Iyer is one of the best Pediatric Cardiac surgeons in India and specializes in congenital heart diseases.
  • He has been practicing pediatric cardiac surgery for over 4 decades and has performed more than 10,000 surgeries through various procedures like double switch operation TAPVC repairs, Fontan and Fontan, arterial switch, and DORV.
  • Dr. Iyer has been associated with Escorts Heart Institute for a long time and is responsible for establishing the first pediatric cardiac care program in North India in 1995.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Z S Meharwal is a well-known cardiac surgeon in India who has performed over 20,000 cardiac surgeries, including some of the most complex and high-risk cardiac procedures.
  • Dr. Meharwal is a member of the founding team that started the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and has been associated with the hospital since then.
  • His interest lies in Minimally Invasive Cardiac procedures, valve repair, and replacement, and heart transplants among other major vascular and thoracic surgeries.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Praveer Aggarwal is a nationally acclaimed and highly professional Interventional Cardiologist.
  • His specialization lies in the treatment of blockages of the coronary and peripheral arteries and is an expert in Rotational and Directional atherectomy, intravascular ultrasound, pressure wire, and the use of Drug Eluting Stents.
  • Along with his team at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Dr. Aggarwal performs close to 2000 angiographies and over 2000 coronary interventions including coronary angioplasties every year.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vishal Rastogi is a leading Interventional Cardiologist in Delhi specializing in Heart Failure Management.
  • Dr. Vishal Rastogi has over 20 years of experience in the field and holds the credit for the largest number of Impella Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implants in critically ill patients in India.
  • He has performed a large number of Coronary and Peripheral Angiographies and diagnostic cardiac catheterizations in both adult and pediatric patients among several other interventional cardiac procedures.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Surendra Nath Khanna is a leading cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive cardiac surgeries, heart valve repairs, and heart failure surgeries.
  • Dr. Surendra Khanna has 26+ years of experience in cardiac care and has performed more than 17000 surgeries that include beating heart surgery, mitral and aortic valve surgery, and double valve replacement surgery.
  • His expertise lies primarily in adult cardiac surgeries and has done some of the most complex cardiac surgeries in India

Core Specialties of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • Cardiac Sciences – Cardiology (Adult & Paediatric)
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary & Liver Transplant
  • Kidney, Urology & Kidney transplant
  • Bone & Joint
  • Vascular Interventions

Accreditations of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • NABH Accredited Hospital
  • NABL Accredited Lab
  • NABH Certified Nursing Excellence
  • NABH Accredited Blood Bank

Facilities for International Patients at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • Pick and drop facility from/to the Airport.
  • Foreign exchange facility
  • Accommodation arrangements post discharge
  • Accommodation arrangement for the accompanying attendant
  • Customized diet for patient and attendant
  • Travel arrangement for patient & attendant post discharge

Awards & Recognitions received by Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • Titled as the ‘Best Private Cardiac Hospital in India’ by The Week Magazine survey in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018
  • Best Cardiology Hospital by ICICI Lombard and CNBC TV 18 Healthcare Awards , 2015
  • Won the ‘Best Cardiology Hospital in Delhi NCR’ by Times Healthcare Achievers Award, 2018
  • Awarded with ‘Best Cardiology Hospital’ by FICCI during Advantage Healthcare Awards, 2018
  • Awarded with ‘ Best Interventional Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery’ Awards, 2019
  • Awarded with Excellence in Cardiac Sciences by ABP Healthcare Leadership , 2019
  • Gold Award in Healthcare Delivery Brand , 2020
  • Won the ‘Top specialized hospitals for Cardiology Specialty’ by Newsweek 2021

Amenities in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • One Stop Counter for Counseling, Admission and Discharge
  • Overnight Attendant Lounge
  • ATM
  • Parking
  • Pharmacy
  • Corporate Desk
  • Business Centre

Connectivity to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi

  • Airport at a distance of 23.7 kms from the hospital
  • New Delhi Railway station is 13.3 km away from the hospital