Dr. S.S Bansal, Managing Director & Senior Interventional Cardiologist of Metro Hospital, Faridabad has been awarded National Icon Award for the “Best Cardiologist of the Year” organized by the ACS Research & Media. Award was presented to him by Mr. Suniel Shetty, a famous Bollywood Actor.
Dr. S.S Bansal is the only cardiologist in India to get dual American fellowship FSCAI & FACC (in the year 2009). He is known for his pioneering work in the field of cardiology. He has treated more than 2 Lac heart patients and has done more than 25,000 heart procedures. He did first angioplasty of heart, brain, kidney, legs, and intestine in Haryana. He is one of the few cardiologists of the country who has performed 6 retrograde angioplasties, most difficult form of stenting for long-standing hard blocks of heart in patients not fit for open heart bypass surgery.
Dr. Bansal has recently authored a book “all you need to know about heart” which was released on June 1, 2018, at Raj Bhawan by Hon’ble Governor of Haryana Sh. Kaptan Singh Solanki ji. He also gifted his book to CM of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal Khattar on his visit to Metro Hospital Faridabad as part of his party’s “Contact for Support” campaign where he met Dr. Bansal and interacted regarding health policies of Central and State Govt.
Dr. Bansal has received various honors and awards; most notably “Entrepreneur of the Year-2011 and Rashtriya Gaurav Award” for his contribution towards health sector. Indian Medical Associations honored him for doing 10,000 angioplasties and other heart procedure successfully in 2010-2011. He was honored by Parivar Kalyan Swasthya Mela and Red Cross for community services and appreciated from District Administration, Faridabad for providing free medical service to old age homes. The Times Group selected him for “Trailblazer book” as a prominent achiever of India.