Anand Prasad

Associate Professor
UT Health San Antonio
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Dr. Prasad graduated from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at UT Southwestern at Dallas. Subsequently, he completed an Interventional Cardiology and an Endovascular Fellowship at UC San Diego. He then joined the faculty at UC San Diego and eventually moved back to Texas to join the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Freeman Heart Association Endowment in Cardiovascular Disease. He also is the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. His clinical interests are centered on PAD, TAVR, and ventricular support devices.

He has served as the Program Director for the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Program. In addition to an active role in Fellow training, he is the PI on both investigator initiated and industry sponsored trials. His areas of interest include novel approaches to therapy for limb salvage,, AKI following endovascular interventions,and the study of PAD in minority populations. He has over 90 publications. He is an Associate Editor of CCI, Associate PAD Section Editor for SCAI.org, on the ACC Interventional Section writing committee, ACC NCDR PVI Steering committee, XLPAD steering committee and on the editorial boards for the JIC and JACC. The intersection of his interests has led to the creation of the largest cardio renal symposium in the United States: Cardio Renal Connections. Dr. Prasad has worked to bring together clinicians, nurses, researchers, and industry to address the challenges in management of patients with cardiorenal disease. Cardiorenalconnections.org

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