The fortis escorts heart institute is the sister branch to the chain of fortis hospitals and now has over 22 years of experience in treating more than 70,000 patients successfully. It is now ranked as the second best hospital in cardiology treatment by The Times and the week. Fortis escorts have the biggest most skilled cardiac surgery team in the world. Dr. Ashok Seth is the current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. He has been honored with the prestigious National Honor of "Padma Bhushan" and "Padma Shri" Award by the President of India. Dr. Seth has been the President of the Cardio logical Society of India and Vice President of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology.