Dr. Nishith Chandra is the Director of Interventional Cardiology Unit at New Delhi's Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre. Dr. Chandra is the former Head of the Cardiology Department at Noida Branch of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He has been actively involved in the field of Interventional Cardiology for more than 21 years. As an accomplished interventional cardiologist, he is very experienced at treating patients with complex coronary interventions including Rotablation, Carotid Interventions, Balloon Valvotomies and Peripheral Vascular Interventions.
He has been instrumental in setting up the highly acclaimed Air Ambulance Unit of Escorts Heart Institute that has enabled the transportation of more than 300 critically sick patients from all over India and neighbouring countries. Dr. Chandra has a keen interest in medical informatics and electronic medical records and is involved in digitizing the cath lab processes.
Dr Chandra has authored many publications in peer reviewed national and international journals and has written chapters in many books. Dr Nishith has the following professional affiliations: Fellow, Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions ( USA)
Member, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
Life member, Cardiological Society of India
Life Member Indian Medical Association