Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine (2002)
University of Pennsylvania Health System (2005), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Biomarkers for Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease
  • High-density Lipoprotein
  • Inflammation and Atherosclerosis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Association of troponin T detected with a highly sensitive assay and cardiac structure and mortality risk in the general population
James A. de Lemos, Mark H. Drazner, Tom Omland, Colby R. Ayers, Amit Khera, Anand Rohatgi, I. Hashim, Jarett D. Berry, Sandeep R. Das, David A. Morrow, Darren K. McGuire Journal of the American Medical Association Winter 2010 304(22) 2503-2512
Assessing clinical utility of carotid intima-media thickness on the basis of reclassification
Anand Rohatgi, Jarett D. Berry Journal of the American College of Cardiology Fall 2010 56(13) 1068-1069
Separating the Contenders from the Pretenders. Competitive High-throughput biomarker screening in large population-based studies.
James A. de Lemos, Anand Rohatgi Circulation Summer 2010 121(22) 2381-2383
Differential Associations between soluble cellular adhesion molecules and atherosclerosis in the Dallas Heart Study: a distinct role for soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule
Rohatgi A, Owens AW, Khera A, Ayers CR, Banks K, Das SR, Berry JD, McGuire DK, de Lemos JA Arteriosclerosis 2009 10 1684-90
Plasma cytokines, metabolic syndrome, and atherosclerosis in humans
Reilly MP, Rohatgi A (co-first author), McMahon K, Wolfe ML, Pinto SC, Rhodes T, Girman C, Rader DJ J Investig Med 2007 55(1) 26-35
HDL Cholesterol: physiology, pathophysiology, and management
Link JJ, Rohatgi A, de Lemos JA Current Problems in Cardiology 2007 32 268-314
Resistin is an inflammatory marker of atherosclerosis in humans
Reilly MP, Lehrke M, Wolfe ML, Rohatgi A, Lazar MA, Rader DJ Circulation 2005 111(7) 932-9

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award
    American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin (2010)
  • Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Travel Award for Young Investigators
  • Finalist - Cardiovascular Young Investigator?s Forum
    Northwestern University (2008)
  • Outstanding Resident Teaching Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • National Lipid Association
  • Texas Medical Association