Fortis Escorts Heart Institute is to be the nodal centre for co-ordination of all clinical researches in Cardiology to be conducted across Fortis hospitals. Besides Cardiology, the company will add other streams like Oncology, Neurology, Nephrology, Diabetology and Orthopedics as key areas for clinical research. Enroll a talent pool of over 150-200 personnel which will include about 45 doctors and 100-150 research associates . New Delhi, January 21, 2010: Fortis Healthcare, one of India’s leading chain of private hospitals, today announced its plan to focus on its Academics & Research program with the objective of fostering and facilitating academics and clinical research enterprise across Fortis network of hospitals. Starting with cardiology, the company has appointed Fortis Escorts Heart Institute as the Site Management Organisation (SMO) to provide services for clinical trials in Cardiology that will be conducted across the Fortis hospitals. The Research and Academics department of Cardiology will operate under the able guidance of renowned cardiologist Dr. Upendra Kaul.
Dr. Upendra Kaul, Padamshree and a recipient of Dr. BC Roy Award, is Executive Director Department of Cardiology & Dean