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Doctor

Dr. Ashok  Omar

Dr. Ashok Omar
Cardiology - Interventional

Director

Dr. Ashok Omar completed his MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur in 1976. He did his MD (Medicine) from GSVM Medical College Kanpur (U.P) in 1981. Cardiology training at National Heart Institute New Delhi from 1982-1987. Joined Escorts Heart Institute as Consultant Cardiology in 1988.

More than 100 research papers including abstracts in various International and National Journals.

Previous Experience

  • 33 years after Post Graduation (26 years in EHIRC/FEHI)
  • National Heart Institute (1982-1988)

Interest

Listening music, watching movies & travelling

Awards

  • Award for distinguished clinical services for EHIRC by President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam on occasion of ISMICS.
  • "Swajatiya Bhushan" by Omar Vaishya Mahasabha awarded in Bhubaneswar in Year 2006.
  • Award for Social & Medical service from Gopi Krishan Dharmada Trust, Kanpur in Year 2003.
  • Reorganization in Asia Pacific "Who is who book Index".

Education

MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur in 1976

MD (Medicine) from GSVM Medical College Kanpur (U.P) in 1981

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Fellow, European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Cardiological Society of India .
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Echocardiography.
  • Fellow, Indian College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology.
  • Fellow, International Medical Science Academy/li>
  • Member , Cardiological society of India, Delhi Chapter.
  • Member, Association of Physicians of India (API).
  • Member, Indian Medical Association.
  • Member, IMA Academy of Medical Specialists.
  • Member, Heart Failure Society of ESC.
  • Executive Member, Indian Academy of Echocardiography, Delhi Chapter.

Research & Publication

  • Principal Investigator in 4 International and National Trials including PLATO and ADOPT and BALANCE.
  • Co-Investigator in several other International trials.
  • Published more than 100 papers including abstracts.
  • Delivered Innumerable guest lectures.
  • Published article on Mitral stenosis in Advance Echocardiography book by Dr. P.C. Manoria.
  • Co-authored guidelines for Prosthetic Heart Valve Disease 2012.
  • What to do-for pregnant lady on anticoagulants, published in year 2011 in Cardiology update book of CSI.

Medical Breakthrough/ Interesting Case Studies

  • Introduction of TEE in year 1990.
  • Intraoperative TEE .
  • Life Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Member of Team for TAVI program.

Published more than 100 papers including abstracts. Delivered Innumerable guest lectures. Some recent publications :

  • The mitral valve characterization by real time three dimensional echocardiography current status.
    B.Paul, Ashok K. Omar ; JAPI 2011.
  • Perforated anterior mitral leaflet : beyond 2 dimesional imaging.
    B. Paul, Ashok Omar
    JAPI : April 2011.
  • Thrombotic occlusional of Bileaflet Popliteal arteries by ball valve thrombosis in left atrium.B.Paul, Ankush Sachdeva, Vinay Sharma, Vivek Kumar, Sameer Shrivastava , Ashok K Omar.
  • Prosthetic obstruction-Thrommbolysis is a good option in majority of patient.Sanjeev Gera, Ashok K Omar, Sameer Shrivastava.Journal of Clinical & Preventive cardiology. Volume I Oct 2012.
  • CSI consensus statement on prosthetic valve follow up. Rajiv Bajaj , G. Kartikeyan, Nakul Sinha, A.K. Omar et al. IHJ. Supplement Issue Dec 2012
  • Diagnosis of a Thrombosed Bileaflet Prosthetic Mitral Valve by Real-Time Three Dimensionsal Transesophageal Echocardiography.Biswajit Paul, Ashok K Omar-Indian Heart Journal, September-October 2011 ; Vol : 63 No 5 (ISSN 0019-4832) Pg 477.
  • Utility of Real-Time 3-D TEE in Percutaneous Interventions, A.K. Omar, B.Paul, V.Sharma, V.Kumar, S.ShrivastavFortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi Indian Heart Journal, November December 2011; Vol : 63 No 6 (ISSN 0019 4832) Pg 528
  • Prosthetic Heart Valve Evaluation by TEE Adding the third dimension.A.K. Omar, B.Paul, V.Sharma, V.Kumar, S.ShrivastavFortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi Indian Heart Journal, November-December 2011; Vol : 63 No 6 (ISSN 0019 4832) Pg 529
  • Oral Ivabradine is safe in Acute Heart FailureNishant Kumar, Mitu A Minocha, Pramod Joshi, Sameer Shrivastava, Ashok K OmarFortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi Indian Heart Journal, November-December 2011; Vol : 63 No 6 (ISSN 0019 4832) Pg 547
  • What to do for Pregnant lady on anticoagulants. Ashok Kumar Omar, Satbir SinghCSI Cardiology Update Book 2011
  • Role of Echocardiography in Transcatheter Aortic Valve ReplacementAnkush Sachdeva,Vinay Sharma, vivek Kumar, Biswajit Paul,A.K. Omar,Sameer Shrivastava, Ashok SethJanuary-March 2012, Vol : 23 No : 1.
  • Left Ventricle to right Atrial ShuntFollowing Aortic Valve Replacement : Echocardiographic diagnosis.Ankush Sachdeva, Biswajit Paul, Vinay Sharma,Vivek Kumar,Neel Bhatia, A.K. Omar,Sameer Shrivastava.January-March 2012, Vol : 23 No : 1.
  • Prosthetic Valve obstruction-Thrombolysis is a good option in majority of patientsSanjeev Gera, Ashok Kumar Omar, Sameer Shrivastava, New DelhiJournal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology, Oct 2012{Number 4}
  • Published article on Mitral stenosis in Advance Echocardiography book by Dr. P.C. Manoria.
  • Co-authored guidelines for Prosthetic Heart Valve Disease 2012.
  • 1Echo navigation Ashok K Omar, Nishant Kumar,Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi Cardiology Update -December 2014.
  • Thirty day outcome of Indian Patients in a multicentric hospital registry of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing PCI treated with Prasugrel Omar A , Ghose T , Keshava, Promod Kumar , Sanjeeb Roy , Rajpal Singh, Arun Chopra, Vineet Bhatia , Sapra R , Upendra Kaul Indin Heart Journal S65(2013) S 88

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