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Akash Ghai, MD

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About Akash Ghai, MD

Akash Ghai, MD, MBA, is an experienced non-invasive general cardiologist who has been serving patients since 2006. Dr. Ghai completed his bachelor’s degree from McMaster University in Ontario, and earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto in Ontario. Following graduation, Dr. Ghai completed his residency in internal medicine from the University of Toronto, and later pursued extensive training in cardiovascular disease through his fellowship at Columbia University in New York. In addition to completing his medical training, Dr. Ghai later went back to graduate school to also earn a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Echocardiography, Dr. Ghai is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) and is on the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. In addition to specializing in cardiovascular disease, Dr. Ghai also has clinical interests in managing lipids, cholesterol, and advanced heart failure, as well as preventative cardiology, Cardiac and Vascular CT Angiography, PET and SPECT Nuclear Perfusion Imaging, Peripheral Arterial and Venous Ultrasound , 3D Echocardiography, Transesophageal and Transthoracic Echocardiographylipidology, and monitoring calcium scores.

In addition to his clinical pursuits, Dr. Ghai enjoys running, tennis, live music, trying new types of craft beer, and spending time with his wife and two precious daughters.

Insurances Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete AARMC
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Texas Health
  • Aetna HMO AETNA
  • Aetna Leap Everyday AELE
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO AEMA
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO AEM/P
  • Amerigroup AMGRP
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage AMGMA
  • Amerigroup Star + Plus AGRPSTPL
  • Amerigroup Star Medicaid AMGPSTM
  • AmeriKids AMKID
  • Baylor Quality Alliance BAY
  • Baylor Scott& White Health Plan BSW
  • BC/BS Medicare Advantage HMO BCMH
  • BCBS My Blue Health BCBS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO) BLMEAD
  • Buc-ee's BUC
  • Cigna (OAP) Open Access CIGNO
  • Cigna Local Plus CIGLP
  • Cigna/HMO CIG/H
  • Cigna/POS CIG/S
  • Cigna/PPO CIG/P
  • Healthcare Highways
  • HealthScope Benefits HTHSC
  • HealthSmart GEPO HLTHS
  • HealthSmart PPO HSPPO
  • Humana Choice Care HUMCC
  • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO HUMGPA
  • Humana Preferred HUMPR
  • Medicare Advantage WellMed
  • Medicare Advantage WellMed
  • Medicare Effective Date Traditional
  • Molina Market Place MOLMK
  • Molina Medicare Advantage MOLMED
  • Multiplan MUL
  • Oscar Health Plan OSC
  • Private Health Insurance PHCS
  • Scott & White SCTWHT
  • Scott and White Senior Care (Medicare Advantage) AJP00003
  • Superior Healthplan Star Plus SUPHSP
  • Texas Health Aetna THAET
  • United Healthcare AARP Complete Choice/ Choice Essentials UHC/AC
  • United Healthcare HMO UNI/H
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • WellMed Insurance WMED
  • WellMed Insurance WMED

Insurance plans may change. Please confirm your plan is accepted when scheduling your appointment.

  • Medical School
  • University of Toronto in Ontario
  • Residency
  • University of Toronto in Ontario
  • Fellowship
  • Columbia University in New York