Dr. Akash Anand, MD

Dr. Akash Anand, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

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Dr. Akash Anand, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.Read his story

GNO Snoring and Sinus

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 205

Metairie, LA 70006
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Chronic Sinusitis
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more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Anand's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anand "A native of New Orleans, Dr. Akash Anand received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University. He then went on to Tulane University School of Medicine and received his medical degree in 2006. Dr. Anand stayed on at Tulane to complete a one year internship in General Surgery and a four year residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. After graduating from residency in 2011, he relocated to Charleston, South Carolina for a one year fellowship in advanced head and neck cancer surgery and microvascular reconstruction at the Medical University of South Carolina. In July 2012, Dr. Anand returned to New Orleans to work at the Ochsner Clinic. During this time he founded the Snoring Center and focused primarily on advanced sleep and sinus disorders, until founding his own practice, GNO Snoring & Sinus, in 2014."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anand "Dr. Anand is uniquely qualified in that he is the only fellowship trained ear, nose and throat physician in the region with an exclusive focus on treating sleep and sinus disorders.  As a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine he is active in educating his peers and the public on the successes and failures of different treatment options, through invited talks, academic lectures and media appearances."

9  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

85  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Johns Hopkins Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Tulane University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Akash Anand, MD
My husband and I had our turbinates reduced for post nasal drip. It has worked very well. I have less drip during the day and I also notice I breathe better. I recommend this to other senior citizens with post nasal drip.
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Barbara F. – Sep 13, 2018
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I have been coming here for my sleep apnea. I have been using a machine that automatically adjusts to my congestion. It is more tolerable than my other machine. More importantly, my follow up visits were done all by phone. I did not have to waste time coming back for results because my doctor...Read More
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A. Richards – Sep 02, 2018
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I am pleased to say I am doing well after my sinus surgery. It was done in November 2017 and my breathing has been better since, as well as my smell. I still get little flare ups here and there, but nothing like before.
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Maggie Lin – Aug 31, 2018
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I came down from Bogalusa to see Dr. Anand. I have been dealing with a sinus issue for months and was given medicine every time. After the fourth time you would think people would do something different. I came here and we did a scan of my sinuses. No one else ever thought to do that. This place...Read More
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Jon Monroe in Metairie, LA – Nov 15, 2017
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In and out! I had a time crunch due to my work lunch and I told the office staff about that concern. Instead of saying, 'we will see you when we can,' they said 'We completely understand. We will get you going.' In the next 5 minutes I was scanned and the doctor came in the room. They were very...Read More
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Sarah71233 in Metairie, LA – May 24, 2017
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