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Doctor

Dr. Peeyush Jain

Dr. Peeyush Jain
Cardiac Sciences

DIRECTOR

Dr. Peeyush Jain is an internationally renowned leading expert in Cholesterol Management, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Nutrition, and long-term care of heart and blood vessel diseases. He joined Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute in 1993 to establish the first Department of Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology in the country. It was at a time when the concept of preventing heart disease by lifestyle and risk factor management was practically unknown in India.

Dr. Peeyush Jain is presently engaged as Director, Non-invasive Cardiology and Head, Department of Preventive Cardiology. After pursuing MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (1973-1978), Dr. Jain did MD (Medicine) from the same Institute. Further, he did post-doctoral fellowship in Cardiology (DM) from GB Pant Hospital in 1987 and worked at All India Institute of Medical Sciences for some time.

Dr. Peeyush Jain is a regular guest faculty at National and International Conferences in India and abroad. He was Editor in Chief of The Heart of the Matter, a bimonthly journal of Heart and Diabetes Care from 1996 to 2006. Dr. Jain has authored 16 books on Medicine and Health in English and several regional languages of India. One book was also translated in Indonesian language. He has published more than 100 articles in medical and health journals.

Dr. Peeyush Jain is a member of Editorial Board, Cardiology Today. He is also Chairperson, Independent Ethics Committee, and member, Governing Council, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi. Dr. Jain is well known for innovative approaches to patient-centric and evidence-based management. He is professionally supported by a team of multispecialty critical care physicians, cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.

Previous Experience

  • Worked at GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi (1985-1988)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1988-1989)
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Clinical Interest

  • Cholesterol Management
  • High blood Pressure
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cardiovascular Nutrition
  • Long-term care of heart and blood vessel diseases

Awards & Distinctions

  • Best Junior Resident, 1980
  • Guest faculty at National and International Conferences in India and abroad.
  • Editor in Chief, The Heart of the Matter, Bimonthly Journal of Heart and Diabetes Care 1996-2006.
  • Author of 16 books on medicine and health in English and Hindi. Some books have also been translated in regional languages as well as Indonesian language.
  • Former Peer reviewer, Indian Heart Journal
  • Member, Editorial Board, Cardiology Today
  • Member, Ethics Committee and Governing Council, Lady Irwin College, Delhi University, Delhi.

Education

MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (1973-1978)

MD (Medicine) from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

DM (Cardiology) from GB Pant Hospital in 1987

Professional Affiliations

Life Member, Cardiological Society of India and Academic Life Member, RSSDI, India.

Running Department of Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute since 1993.

Unique Contribution

  • Drugs in Hypercholesterolaemia in HCPT/NIPHC Lecture Series in Geriatrics , Bhatla PC (Editor), Health Care Promotion Trust, New Delhi. February 2000, pp. 328-330.
  • Hypoglycaemia in HCPT/NIPHC Lecture Series in Geriatrics , Bhatla PC (Editor), Health Care Promotion Trust, New Delhi. February 2000, pp. 234-238.
  • Coronary Risk Factors in the Elderly in HCPT/NIPHC Lecture Series in Geriatrics, Bhatla PC (Editor), Health Care Promotion Trust, New Delhi. February 2000, pp. 328-330.
  • Jain P. Unstable Angina in Manual of Medical Emergencies (Ed. Grover A. et. al.), 2nd Edition, 2003.
  • Manoria P.C., Jain P. Coronary Artery Disease in Indians in Tropical Cardiology (Mantosh M. Panja, Ed.), 2003.
  • Jain P. Fibrates in the Era of Statins, in the Cardiology Update, CSI, 2004.
  • Jain P. Diabetic Dyslipidaemia, in the Cardiology Update, CSI, 2004.
  • Jain P. Lipid Management in Diabetes in the Cardiology Update (Ed. Manoria P.C.), 2004, pp. 277-292.
  • Jain P. Fibrates in the Era of Statins in the Cardiology Update (Ed. Manoria P.C.), 2004, pp. 31-41.
  • Jain P. LDL-C Should Not be Lowered to < 70 mg/dl in Indians. CSI Compendium 2004, pp. 89-92.
  • Jain P. Personal Health Plan – submitted for publication in a book on lifestyle medicine being edited by Ms. Sumati Mehta, and to be published by Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI), New Delhi.

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