Dr. Nishith Chandra


Dr. Nishith Chandra


Interventional Cardiology


  • MBBS from King George Medical College, Lucknow.

  • MD, from King George Medical College, Lucknow.

  • DM Cardiology from King George Medical College, Lucknow.

  • Training in Critical Care Air Transport, from the UK & CRT Device Implantation from NUSCH Hospital Bratislava, Slovakia.

Years Of Experience

Over 21 years of experience after Post -Doctoral degree.

Dr. Nishith Chandra, is a director interventional cardiology, at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre in New Delhi. He has been at Fortis for the last 21 years.

Dr. Nishith Chandra, is the former Head of Department of Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Noida and has administrative and clinical responsibilities. He has been actively involved in the field of Interventional Cardiology for more than 21 years. Being a proficient interventional cardiologist, he is very experienced at treating the patients with complex coronary interventions, including Balloon Valvotomies, Carotid Interventions, Rotablation and Peripheral Vascular Interventions.

He has been active in setting up the highly commendable Air Ambulance Unit of Escorts Heart Institute, which has enabled the transportation of more than 300 critically ill patients from all over India and the neighbouring countries. Beside this, Dr. Chandra has been in-charge of the Emergency and Heart Command Centre of Escorts Heart Institute, for over two decades.

He has a devoted interest in medical informatics and electronic medical records and has been also concerned in digitizing the cath lab processes. He has authored many publications in peer reviewed national and international journals and has also written chapters in many books.


  • Fellow of Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions, USA.

  • Life Member of Cardiological Society of India.

  • Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.

  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).


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