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Mountain States Cardiology
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Rajani Anand, MB BS

Johnson City Medical Center, Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Sycamore Shoals Hospital
Pediatric Cardiology
ETSU Physicians & Associates - Pediatrics

After receiving her medical degree in India, Dr. Anand completed her residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She then completed her Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship program at Emory University in Atlanta. In addition to doing cardiology consultation for children, Dr. Anand also interprets fetal heart echoes, thoracic and transesophageal echoes on neonate and pediatric patients. Occasionally, she consults for adult patients with complex heart lesions.


Otto Teixeira, MD

Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Indian Path Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center, Franklin Woods Community Hospital
Pediatric Cardiology
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Dr. Teixeira received his medical degree at the University of Bahia in Brazil. Soon thereafter, he completed his residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University/Baltimore City Hospital and his fellowship at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He also finished a research fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and traineeship in electrophysiology at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Hospital for Sick Children. He is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Cardiology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Teixeira has special interests in invasive cardiology, noninvasive cardiology, syncope and tilt-table testing, management of hypertension and hyperlipidemia, in addition to Kawasaki Syndrome.