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February 7, 2018

Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) (@ArizonaMedicine)

We want to thank our physician members Dr. Kogan, Dr. Boltz, and ⁦‪@MiriamAnandMD‬⁩ for supporting ⁦‪@ArizonaMedicine‬⁩’s efforts in opposing HB2548.

Dr. Miriam Anand & Dr. Suresh Anand attended the Arizona Medical Association's 2018 President's Awards Banquet.

Dr. Miriam Anand & Dr. Suresh Anand attended a peer to peer dinner program on September, 21, 2017. Dr. Donald Tashkin spoke of Asthma-COPD overlap: A complex and emerging spectrum of diseases.

Kevin Pho, MD to speak at MCMS annual event

The Maricopa County Medical Society is excited to invite you to our annual member event: INSTRUMENTS OF HEALING & HARMONY!

Our keynote speaker this year is KEVIN PHO, MD! Social media's leading physician voice, Dr. Pho is a physician, author, renowned public speaker, and founder of And, with the event being held for the first time at the MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM, this is one night you won't want to miss! Special Galleries will be available specifically for MCMS members to view during the event.

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050
Cocktail Attire

Please RSVP, we are looking forward to seeing you:

Dr. Suresh Anand and Dr. Miriam Anand attended the 2016 Arizona Allergy and Asthma Society meeting on June 4, 2016. The meeting was held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ.

The speakers included:

“Asthma 2016 “Beyond the Guidelines, Phenotyping Endotypes, Biologics and Treatment for non-cosinophilic Asthma”, Monica Kraft MD, University of Arizona Medical School.

“Advances in our understanding of Aspirin Exacebated Respiratory Disease (AERD)”, Rohit Katial, MD, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO.

“Atopic Dermatitis: Advances including the role of biologics in the management of severe AD”, Mark Boguniewicz, MD, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO.

The new President of the Society will be Pierre Sakali, MD., Tucson, Arizona.

Neal Jain, MD, is now the immediate past president of the Society.

Dr. Suresh Anand attended the Thursday, May 5, 2016 Greater Phoenix Allergy and Asthma Society meeting at Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse, Scottsdale, AZ.

The guest speaker was David A. Stempel, MD, “BREO: A Treatment for Adult Patients with Asthma”.

On Monday, May 16, 2016 Dr. Suresh Anand attended the Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting at University Club of Phoenix, in Phoenix, Arizona.

On Thursday, April 28, 2016 Dr. Suresh Anand attended "Current Concepts in COPD Management".

The speaker was Anita Kadikar at Flemming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Chandler, Arizona.

On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Dr. Suresh Anand attended the 2nd Annual ARMA Physician Leadership Conference : "The Opportunity of Value-Based Payment".

Featured speakers were: Stan Stead, MD, MBA, Vishu J. Jhaveri, MD, MSA, and Tom Betlach, MPA.

On Saturday February 27th, 2016, Dr. Suresh Anand attended the Board of Trustees Dinner Party at Coup Des Tartes in Phoenix, Arizona.

Suresh C. Anand, Arizona Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2015-2017

Dr. Miriam Anand attended the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology conference in San Antonio, Texas

On February 18, 2015 Dr. Suresh C. Anand and Dr. Miriam Anand attended an “Afternoon of Discovery” luncheon for the National Jewish Health in Denver, CO.

The guest speaker was Dr. Tristan Huie.

Dr. Huie is a member of the National Jewish Health Autoimmune Lung Center and clinical director of the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program, a position he has held since 2013.

As part of the ILD Program, Dr. Huie is investigating novel therapies for the treatment of ILD, a broad category of more than 130 lung diseases that are caused by scarring or inflammation of the lungs. ILD accounts for 15 percent of the cases seen by pulmonologists.

Dr. Huie trained at Georgetown University for medical school and residency. He was a fellow at National Jewish Health from 2006 to 2010.

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation; their unique and collaborative approach to care finds answers where others cannot.

Free Lung Function (Spirometry) Testing was generously provided by Allergy Associates & Asthma, Ltd.

The complimentary luncheon was at Maggiano’s Restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Suresh C. Anand, Arizona Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2015-2017

Dr. Miriam Anand is President of the Maricopa County Medical Society for 2014.

Read Dr. Anand's articles in Round-up Magazine:

 TRUST. How did we lose it and how do we get it back? (December 2014)

 Are we there yet? (November 2014)

 MCMS in the Community: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (October 2014)

 My Conspiracy Theory (September 2014)

 Will Care Be There? Is the Question Still Relevant 10 Years Later? (August 2014)

 The Metamorphosis of Medical Education (July 2014)

 Employed or Self-Employed, We All Share a Similar Goal (June 2014)

 Patient starts with us (May 2014)

 Information Overload: Why Running a Practice Continues to Become Increasingly Difficult (April 2014)

 Who pays for healthcare? We all do (March 2014)

 Change Like Never Before (February 2014)

 Nothing is as Constant as Change (January 2014)

Dr. Miriam Anand was interviewed by about the 2014 allergy season.

To read the complete article click here.

Dr. Suresh C. Anand attended a medical education program for health care professionals.

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Suresh C. Anand, M.D., attended a medical education program for health care professionals in Phoenix, AZ. It was on "Insights Into the Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Immunologic Mechanisms of Allergic Rhinitis". The speaker was Eli Meltzer, M.D. Co-Director of the Allergy & Asthma Medical Group & Research Center in San Diego, CA. It was sponsored by Merck representative Vaughn K. Watson.

Dr. Suresh Anand is named as a Top Doctor at Phoenix Children's Hospital

Dr. Virendra Kumar Agarwal is a personal friend of Dr. Suresh C. Anand.

Indian Surgeons achieve Breakthrough in restoring vision in Retinitis Pigmentosa for which world has no treatment.

Eye is a special organ. Blindness due to anterior chamber (cornea, lens) has established treatment. But post. chamber Retina a vascular disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa which rum in family. Night blindness in childhood converts to blindness in adult, for which there is no treatment in world even to check further loss. From long time research is going on in several countries to revascularise retina, including artificial retinal chip. None have succeeded even to save from becoming blind. As retinal artery course is intra cranial direct retinal by pass is not feasible, we developed new technique (Agrawal technique) of omental transplantation.

Worldwide accepted - Telecast in Living Pulse II series by Discovery Channel in 2003. Published in scientific journals and retinal degeneration book published from USA-2009 NOVA Sciences

Omentum a fatty tissues in abdomen has angiogenic property, due to CD+34 and Ly-1+B stem cells. in this the omental is lengthen and brought in continuity and transplanted in eye. Stomach artery supplies the eye (Retinal Bypass)

In ten years 260 cases were operated from all over India (Map Enclosed). Further loss of vision was checked in all cases. Vision and field increased in cases that had preoperative vision up to 6/60. As we are pioneer in Omental transplant in eye. As it is the first series of long term results in world ever published. It will prove to be breakthrough in medical science.


  • Pedicle omentopexy for restoring vision in retinal ischaemic blindness
  • Functional recovery of vision in Retinitis Pigmentosa by Omental Transplant For more information please visit this site -
  • Agarwal VK, Hardia PS, Pedicle Omentopexy for restoring vision in retinal ischaemic blindness. The Lancet Fast Track:
  • Agarwal VK. And PS Hardia, Pedicle Omental Transplant in Retinal Degeneration Causes Diagnosis and treatment Book, Robert B. Catlin. (Editor), 2009,978-1-60741-007-2. Nova Science Publisher, Inc)

Retinitis Pigmentosa Treatment in India, Vision can be restored



Allergy Associates & Asthma will be holding two Nationwide Asthma screenings this year:

The first screening will be on October 19, 2012, during the Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ Advantage Expo Event. Location: VICTORY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 5946 E University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85205 (Northwest corner of Recker & University Dr.). Dr. Suresh Anand (Chairman) will speak at 11:00 am on the topic of: ASTHMA & ALLERGIC DISEASES.

The second screening will be on October 30, 2012, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, at the TSYS Health Fair. Location: 8320 South Hardy Drive, Tempe AZ 85284. Dr. Miriam Anand (Chairman).

Dr. Suresh C. Anand gave a talk on August 6, 2012 to the Scottsdalians Toastmasters on "BUYING AND SELLING A MEDICAL PRACTICE".

Dr. Suresh C. Anand and Dr. Miriam Anand attended "The Evolving Science of Asthma" on May 9, 2012.

See illustrations and here

"Wheeze Whackers" participate in the 2012 Fight For Air Walk

On Saturday, April 14, 2012 Allergy Associates & Asthma's team called the "Wheeze Whackers" comprised of employees and guests participated in the 2012 Fight For Air Walk. It was a 5K walk throughout beautiful Old Town Scottsdale. Following the walk there was a free pancake breakfast, kid's corner with clowns, face painting, and bounce houses, team photos, live music, massages, and more! Each year the American Lung Association raises money for the fight against lung disease. Their mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease!

Super Doctors ®List, AZ Magazine, 2012 Phoenix

Dr. Miriam Anand has been named by her peers to the Super Doctors ®List, AZ Magazine, 2012 Phoenix

Complimentary WiFi

We now have complementary Wi-Fi in our Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler Offices. Ask at the front desk for the password.

Arizona Allergy and Asthma Society (AAAS) Annual Meeting

On Saturday, September 24th and 25th members and associate members of the Arizona Allergy and Asthma Society (AAAS) held their 2011 annual meeting.

It was held at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort by Hilton, in Scottsdale, AZ.

On Saturday, Dr. Neal Jain, M.D., a local allergist, spoke on “Guideline Based Measurement of FeNO in Clinical Practice: A Guideline Based Approach”.

For the second year Greer sponsored a “weed walk” at the Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona.

In the evening there was a reception for members, guests, and pharmaceutical representatives, followed by dinner, and the entertainment was provided by Tera Crisalida and her Brazilian Jazz and Samba band.

On Sunday, the guest speaker was Stephen P. Peters, M.D., PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Translational Science and Associate Director, of the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He gave a lecture on “Optimizing Asthma Care: Application Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management”. Members of the audience were allowed to ask questions and participate in a discussion format.

Participants at this meeting included: Dr. Suresh C. Anand, Dr. Miriam K. Anand, and Dr. Michael Saavedra.

There were nineteen exhibitors at this year’s meeting.

The annual business meeting of members and associate members followed and was well attended. 2012 Executive Board members will be: Earl Labovitz, M.D., President, David Friedman, M.D., Vice President, and Michael Saavedra, M.D., Secretary-Treasurer. The 2012 meeting will be held in Sedona, Arizona.

Governer Brewer Declares May 2011 Asthma Awareness Month

Below is an image of Governer Jan Brewer's proclamation of May 2011 as "Asthma Awareness Month." Click the image for a larger version.

Phoenix Area Allergists Participate in 2011 Asthma Screening Program

On May 7, 2011 local area allergists participated in the 15th annual Nationwide Asthma Screening program in the Phoenix area. Dr. Miriam Anand, Local Area Coordinator, Dr. Suresh Anand, Dr. Earl Labovitz, and Dr. Aaron Davis helped in this important public service campaign to promote early detection and effective treatment of asthma. The program is conducted by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and is also sponsored by TEVA Pharmaceuticals.

During the asthma screenings, people with breathing problems were able to take a health assessment survey and a spirometry test, and receive information on whether they should seek an appointment with an Allergist for a diagnosis. People previously diagnosed as asthmatic were able to assess whether their disease is under control.






2011 "Fight For Air Walk"

Allergy Associates and Asthma was proud to be a sponsor of the American Lung Association's 2011 "Fight For Air Walk". We were committed to making a difference in the fight against lung disease. The walk was on Saturday, April, 2, 2011 at Scottsdale of fun and purpose. There was a leisurely 5K walk throughout beautiful Old Town Scottsdale, followed by a free pancake breakfast, kid's corner with clowns, face painting, and bounce houses, team photos, live music, massages, booths, and more.

Maricopa County Medical Society Annual Meeting 2009

Left to right: Michael Saavedra, M.D., Miriam Anand, M.D., Senator Barbara Leff, Trudie Anand, Suresh C. Anand, M.D.

Giving Back

The 18th annual Arizona Coalition for Tomorrow (ACT) Health Fair was held on Saturday, September 20th at the Phoenix Preparatory Academy in Central Phoenix. It is sponsored by the Maricopa County Medical Society every year. Dr. Suresh Anand and Dr. Miriam Anand participated in this annual event to provide free physical, dental, hearing, and vision examinations and immunizations in preparation for enrollment in the national Head Start education-based program for Valley children who would otherwise be unable to obtain such care.

Miriam Anand, M.D. listens to this adorable girl taking a deep breath.

Suresh Anand, M.D. listens closely to this beautiful little girl's breathing.

Asthma Walk Awards Reception

Photos from the Asthma Walk Awards Reception put on by the American Lung Association of Arizona on April 5, 2008 at the Scottsdale Civic Center.

Dr. Miriam Anand, Sponsor, is accepting our award for appreciation and participation in the event.

Dr. Miriam Anand and Jennifer Doyle, Licensed Practical Nurse who attended the reception on June 25, 2008.

Round-up Magazine

Doctor's Suresh C. Anand and Miriam Anand are very active with Maricopa County Medical Society and recently attended an event at the Phoenix Art Museum. Pictured here are Dr. Miriam Anand, her mother Trudie Anand, Dr. Robert Modic and his wife Coulette.

Dr. Miriam Anand attended the Western Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Conference in Hawaii, January 21-25, 2008.

Both Dr. Dania Wierzbicki and Dr. Miriam Anand attended the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Conference in Dallas, Texas November 9-14, 2007.

Suresh C. Anand, M.D., attended the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress in Goteborg, Sweden from June 9-13, 2007. This Congress was attended by delegates from over ninety-one countries.

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