Anu Chirala, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. Chirala is a Non-invasive cardiologist and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is board certified in cardiovascular medicine and Nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Chirala works as a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Medicine providing evidence-based cardiovascular care and has extensive experience in highly innovative, non-invasive diagnostic and treatment procedures.
She is the medical director of South Bay Cardiovascular center, a premier cardiovascular practice serving the South Bay for 25 years, and is the ex-chief of medicine of a regional hospital.

Her passion is entrepreneurial work, and she co-founded InstaMD. This digital health technology startup provides remote patient monitoring using digital devices and data-driven technology to help improve patient outcomes.

Recognition for Dr. Chirala includes being named a medical graduate of the year in 1988. For this achievement, she was awarded the Presidential Medal from the President of India.

She is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Santa Clara County Medical Association, and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

Dr. Chirala volunteers her time and expertise to help the poor and homeless in the US and India.

Professional Highlights

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Boards (ABIM) 2019 – 2029
Nuclear Cardiology Boards (CBNC) 2016 – 2026

Professional Memberships

Member, American College of Cardiology, Fellow
Member, American Medical Association
Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Practice Accreditations

ICANL accredited Nuclear Cardiology Imaging Lab
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (Jul 2018 – Jul 2020)

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Louise Regional Hospital, Gilroy CA
Good Samaritan Hospital
Valley Medical Center


Fellowship in Cardiology (Jul 1993 – Jun 1996)
Washinton University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine (Jul 1995 – Dec 1995)
St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Internal Medicine Residency (Jul 1990 – Jun 1993)
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Medical School (Jul 1982 – Dec 1988)
Andhra Medical College, Vizag, India

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