A renowned physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer, and motivational speaker, Dr Aggarwal is the Founding Trustee and President of HCFI and the Immediate Past National President of the Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of Medical Association of Asia and Oceana (CMAAO) and Advisor to the Ethics Committee, World Medical Association. Apart from this, Dr Aggarwal is the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group. A doctor and social worker par excellence, Dr Aggarwal is also IMA UNESCO Chair in Bioethics.
In the past, Dr Aggarwal has served as the Member Ethics Committee of the Medical Council of India (2014), Chairman Ethics Committee of the Delhi Medical Council (2009-2015), Member Delhi Medical Council (2004-09), Honorary Secretary General IMA (2014-16), Senior National Vice President IMA (2013-14), Chairman IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (2006-07), National Honorary Finance Secretary IMA (2007-08), Director IMA AKN Sinha Institute (2008-09), President Delhi Medical Association (2005-06), President IMA New Delhi Branch (1994-95, 2002-04) and Chairman of the Delhi Chapter of the International Medical Sciences Academy (010-13). He has also served as a visiting Professor of Clinical Research at DIPSAR and at the Muzaffarnagar Medical College.
An advocator of preventive and universal healthcare, Dr Aggarwal has pioneered leading health initiatives in the country such as starting clot-dissolving therapy for acute heart attacks in 1984 and bringing the technique of Color Doppler Echocardiography to North India in 1988. He has also been instrumental in conceptualizing and organizing unique consumer-driven health awareness platforms such as the Perfect Health Mela and the Run for Your Heart. In recognition of both these initiatives, the Government of India released National Postal Commemorative Stamps (Rs 6.50 & Re 1, respectively). In 2012, he organized the first-ever mega Telemedicine camp at Ajmer. Once again, the government of Rajasthan earmarked the event by releasing a postal cancellation stamp. He is the only doctor in the country to have three postal stamps to his credit.