Rishi G Anand, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 504 975 9788
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease and Electrophysiology

Specialty Focus: Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Sudden Cardiac Death, Arrhythmia, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Ablation, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, Medicare/DOJ Investigation, Tachycardia, Anticoagulation, Pre-op, Heart Attack, Whistleblower, Qui tam

Education: BA, Johns Hopkins University; MD, Louisiana State Health Sciences Center; Internal Medicine, Louisiana State Health Sciences Center; Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Ocshner Clinic Foundation, University of Maryland

Years in Practice: 13

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5+


Additional Information

Dr. Anand is board certified, and well published cardiovascular disease specialist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He serves as the Director of an Electrophysiology laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also serves as an author and Editorial board member for EP Lab Digest which is a nationwide publication. He serves an advisor to Medicare at the state level on health coverage policy matters. He has been nominated to serve as an expert advisor to the center for Medicare/Medicaid services (CMMS) Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC). MEDCAC is utilized by CMMS to supplement its own research and allow for additional expert and public input on coverage topics, including those that are highly complex or have a major potential impact on the health of beneficiaries and/or the Medicare program itself. He is a recognized expert and polished speaker sought after for both professional and lay audience presentations as well as media appearances. Dr. Anand spends over 85% of his time in clinical practice as an independent cardiologist. He works with both plaintiff and defense attorneys to provide medical opinions and credible testimony based on national guidelines and evidence based medicine which are not dependent upon the side of retaining counsel. He performs; medical record review, expert reports, certificate of merit, depositions, and testimony.