Areas of Interest
- Advanced Gastroenterology
- Colon Cancer Prevention and Screening
- General Gastroenterology
- Large Colon Polyps
- Pancreatobiliary Pathology
Dr. Girish Anand is a graduate of Dr. M.G.R. University, Christian Medical College, in Vellore, India, where he received a combined bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery degree. Following an internship and work in the Department of Hematology in Vellore, he came to the United States and completed his internship in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During his residency there, he served as both Assistant Chief Resident and Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and served as Chief Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology.
After completing a second fellowship in advanced therapeutics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Anand returned to Albert Einstein Medical Center as Associate Director of Endoscopy. He was named Director of Endoscopy for the Division of Gastroenterology in 2009.Read More
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Philadelphia, Pa.
Director of Endoscopy, 2011
Associate Director of Endoscopy, 2009
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass.
Advanced Therapeutic Fellowship, 2007
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Chief Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, 2008
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, 2007
Chief Resident, 2005
Assistant Chief Resident, 2004
Dr. M.G.R. University, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India
Observer, Department of Hematology, 2000
Rotating Internship, 2000
Research Officer, Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, 2000
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 1998
Castle Connolly Top Doctor – Since 2011
Atlanta Magazine: Top Doctors 2014 through 2021
Philadelphia Magazine: Top Doctors, 2011
Modern Luxury - The Atlantan Magazine: 2022 Chief of Gastroenterology, Northside Hospital System
Traveling with my family, being involved with my sons fencing activities and competitions.
Being able to talk to patients, and also do something with my hands to take care of them, was what attracted me to GI.