Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Okhla Road , New Delhi, DL, India, 110025
4 / 5  -  (7 Reviews)
115 recommendation(s)


  • Fortis Escorts Heart Institute is a premiere multi-disciplinary hospital providing tertiary care and is recognized worldwide for its clinical excellence in cardiac care.
  • The 310 bed hospital is globally renowned centre boasting of admirable outcomes for interventions like Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • The hospital holds pride in housing some of India’s best and most accomplished surgeons who have many national and international awards to their credit. 
  • It is the first hospital in India to conduct Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) and Bioresorable Vascular Scaffold (BVS), and is a pioneer of TAVR Centre in India to have started Percutaneous Transcatheter Replacement of Aortic Valve.
  • Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis), made Guinness world record for organizing the largest ever initiative to test cholesterol levels in the NCR region to beat heart disease.


  • Facilitated with 159-bedded critical care unit linked to innovative set-up of e-ICU.
  • 9 ultra-modern Operation Theatres and 5 Cath labs.
  • Accredited Laboratory set-up equipped with highly advanced and next generation instruments to deliver the best results and accurate diagnosis.
  • Heart Command Centres in India and abroad, which are the heart facilities in agreement with and supported by FEHI with medical support staff, clinical experts and are connected via e-ICU technology for round the clock monitoring and access.

Centers of Excellence

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Bone & Joint
  • Liver & Digestive Diseases
  • Kidney and Urology

Services for International patients

  • Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has made its mark in the Healthcare sector at a global level and provides first-rate clinical care to all patients, domestic and international.
  • International Patients Team constitute trained professional responsible for ensuring that patients receive personalized care and service during their stay. 
  • The hospital understands the need and privacy of patients coming from abroad and has an appointed Guest Relation Executive for arranging contact with your referral doctor and communicate with their family.

Facilities for International patients

  • Consultation with the doctors before arrival
  • Scheduling the appointment with relevant doctors
  • Assistance with Medical visa and invitation letter
  • Cost estimation
  • Discuss treatment plan with the patient and help them with travel plans
  • Airport pick-up and drop service
  • Multiple payment option
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Assistance in arranging accommodation 
  • Translator services
  • Travel assistance for local sightseeing in India


  • Nearest Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport is 18 km away from the hospital and takes approximately 25 min to reach via road.
  • Nearest Railway Station: New Delhi Railway Station Airport is 13.7 km away from the hospital and takes approximately 15 min to reach via road.
  • Nearest Metro Station: Sukhdev Vihar Metro Station is just 1 km away from the hospital.
  • Located close to many hotels and guest houses.

At A Glance

  • Languages spoken : English, Hindi
  • Established in 1988
  • Total of 200 doctors
  • Total of 310 beds
  • 14500 inpatients treated annually

Awards and recognition

  • Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has won the prestigious ICICI Lombard and CNBC India Healthcare TV 18 Awards 2014-15, for the category- Best Single Speciality Hospital in Cardiology, for three years.
  • Guinness world record for largest ever initiative to test cholesterol levels.
  • "Best Heart Care Centre in North India" - Global Healthcare Excellence Awards, 2013.
  • Best Institution Award by Delhi Association Medical Association 2013
  • Ranked the No. 1 Hospital (Private) in Cardiology in Delhi-NCR, and the 5th Best Cardiology Hospital in India by The Week – Nielsen Survey 2013.
  • Fortis Escorts Heart Institute won the Best Specialty Centre for Cardiology



Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performs 138 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.





Osteotomy is a surgical procedure in which the doctor cuts and/or resurfaces a particular bone in the body. In this procedure, the patient is usually put under spinal or general anesthesia. The doctor will then make an incision to access the area in question, cut out part of the bone, insert hardware and/or grafts to help the remaining bones stay in their proper positions, and then close the incision.

Pediatric Cardiology

Spinal Surgery

Vascular surgery


Dr. Ashok Seth

Cardiologist | Chairman

MBBS, MD, FRCP, MRCP, Fellowship

Dr Ashok Seth is one of India's Top Cardiologist and is internationally renowned for his outstanding contribution in the field of interventional cardiology. He is currently the Chairman of Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and the Head of Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. He has numerous awards and accolades to his credit including national awards like Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Fellowship from all three Royal College of Physicians, youngest physician to receive Honorary Doctorates from prestigious institutes of India and many more.

Dr Ashok is on various international committees for cardiology and has published over 250 papers in reputed national and international journals. He is a pioneer surgeon and has been associated with the team involved in the development of Bioresorbable Scaffold (BRS) Stent and angioplasty techniques like Directional Atherectomy, Angioscopy, Stents, Thrombectomy devices and Drug-Eluting Stents, etc.

Dr Seth also holds the recognition for being the first from Asia 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 the USA.

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Dr. K.S. Iyer

Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon | Executive Director

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch (CTVS)

Dr. Krishna Iyer is one of India\'s front ranking paediatric cardiac surgeons, recognised for his clinical expertise and wide-ranging involvement with cardiac care for children in India and other developing nations, Dr. Iyer initiated the first dedicated paediatric cardiac care program in Northern India , a pioneering initiative, at Escorts Heart Institute Research Centre (now Fortis‐Escorts Heart Institute) in 1995. Under his guidance, this pediatric cardiac program has become the benchmark for cardiac care for children in India and its South East Asian neighbors. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Aparna Jaswal

Cardiac electrophysiologists | Additional Director – Electrophysiology


Dr. Aparna Jaswal is Principle Consultant - Cardiology in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road. A Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, Dr. Aparna Jaswal is associated with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute since 1998. She is an accomplished Cardiologist who has been the first electrophysiologist to start an EP program in Mauritius in November 2010. Dr. Aparna Jaswal participates actively in National and International Research Trails and has quite a few research papers to her name. Dr. Aparna Jaswal has achieved Fellowship of the Heart Rhythm Society, USA in March 2011 and has over 11 years of rich experience. View Detailed Profile

Dr. Feroz Amir Zafar

Urologist | Consultant


A Consultant at the department of Urology in Fortis Escorts Hospital, Dr. Feroz Amir Zafar has several years of rich professional experience in his field. His area of interest lies in microsurgical procedures for infertility (varicocele surgery) and reconstructive procedures for sexual dysfunction (penile prosthesis) including Endourology (treatment of kidney stones and prostate disease), stricture urethra and minimally invasive urology (laparoscopic and robotic). Dr. Feroz Amir Zafar has treated several patients in India and gives every patient the best of medical care. Dr. Feroz Amir Zafar has published several papers in India and abroad and is a member of prestigious medical associations. View Detailed Profile


  • 24 Hr Pharmacy
  • ATM
  • Business Centre
  • Cafe
  • Car Parking
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Nursery / Nanny Services
  • Private Rooms
  • Private Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • TV in room
  • Valet Parking


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MVR (Mitral Valve Replacement) - -   |   4 / 5

The hospital is very moderate in terms of technology and whole set-up. The room I was transferred to after the surgery was also not good and as per standard.

Blood Cancer Treatment - -   |   4 / 5

Medical care was very good for my wife at Fortis hospital. Doctors and nurses were very nice . We came all the way from Nigeria for blood cancer treatment in this hospital.

ASD Closure - -   |   4 / 5

I was welcomed with friendly staff and they were very helpful. The wait was over 1 hour, but three days after the surgery I am feeling much better.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - -   |   4.5 / 5

Everyone was polite, helpful and did their best. Dr. Ashish Sabharwal did a fantastic job. I came in so sick and I leave as a healthy man today. The meals provided were of great quality

Penile Implant - -   |   4 / 5

Permanently got rid of ED. Thank you for boosting my confidence.

Coronary Angioplasty - -   |   4 / 5

I am really thrilled that I got my heart procedure done at Fortis Escorts Hospital. It is one of the best hospitals in my opinion and have brilliant surgeons. My stay at the hospital was very comfortable and the rooms were very good.

Coronary Angioplasty - -   |   4 / 5

It's been a great experience at Fortis Escorts heart institute.. extremely grateful to avail such facilities there. Staff is very responsible.


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