Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) and its University Centers of Excellence are now Inspire Health Medical Group.

Ankit Rathod, MD

Interim Division Chief of Cardiology, UCSF Fresno

Associate Professor, UCSF


Ankit Rathod, MD, specializes in cardiac consultation and advanced cardiac imaging. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Adult Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Rathod completed his Internal Medicine residency at Wayne State University, and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Cardiac Imaging at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

He is an expert in preventive cardiology, Cardiac MRI/CT, Echocardiography, Stress testing and in management of complex cardiac conditions like coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, and valvular heart disease.

In his free time Dr. Rathod enjoys racquetball, hiking and music. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati.

His goal is to deliver patient-centered, evidence-based, quality cardiovascular care through a compassionate and open patient-physician relationship.

Education and Training

  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center & West Los Angeles VA Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA
  • Cardiology Research Fellowship – University of California, San Diego – San Diego, CA
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Wayne State University – Detroit, MI
  • Medical School – Gujarat University – Ahmedabad, India

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine Certification
  • Board of Cardiovascular Disease Certification
  • Board of Nuclear Cardiology Certification
  • Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Certification
  • Board of Adult Echocardiography Certification
  • Registered Physician for Vascular Interpretation
  • California State Medical License