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Dr. Arash Tirandaz is the founder of Internal Medicine Associates of Plano and previous co-founder and CEO of Plano Internal Medicine Associates. He is a board certified Internist.
He was honored by the US News and World Report and Castle Connolly when he was named in 2013 as one of the Top Doctors in Dallas, Texas, in Internal Medicine(http://health.usnews.com/top-doctors/arash-tirandaz-internist-111CC000802). This is an honor bestowed on the top 1% of physicians in the US.
He is the recipient of the Patient Choice Award from ’09-present[http://www.patientschoice.org/]. He was voted by his colleagues as D Magazine’s best doctors in 2011 in Dallas and 2010, 2011 and 2012 in Collin County in Internal Medicine [http://directory.dmagazine.com/doctors/Arash-Tirandaz-MD-FACP/11175]. He has been awarded the highest quality level (Level 3) of Bridges to Excellence recognition for management of patient’s with diabetes [http://www.hci3.org/what_is_bte] and asthma. He has been recognized by Compass Professional Health Services as an Elite Physician and the consortium of North Texas employers as being in the top 10% (highest level) of primary care doctors in terms of quality and cost effectiveness. He is one of the past Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the THR: Presbyterian Hospital of Plano [http://www.presbyplano.org/], and has served on the hospital’s medical board.
In 2013 he was named a Health Care Hero by the San Antonio business journal. "Health Care Heroes is a special program that recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations in the health care field. “
Raised in Galveston, Texas, he attended Ball High School. His family moved to the United States in1978, from his homeland of Iran, in order to flee religious persecution at the time of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
He did his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Austin [http://www.utexas.edu/]. Subsequently, he attended the University of Houston at Clear Lake where he received a Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences. He then returned to Galveston to attend the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston [http://www.utmb.edu/] for medical school and graduated in 1993. While at UTMB he served as freshman class president. He went on to do his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He has been in private practice in Plano since 1996.
According to the American College of Physicians, “fellowship is an honor achieved by those recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior competence in internal medicine, professional accomplishment, and demonstrated scholarship.” He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Tirandaz has also fulfilled all the requirements for Board re-certification in Internal Medicine which is a requirement of the American Board of Internal Medicine every ten years.
Dr. Tirandaz in past years has been elected by other internists to the Board of Directors for the American College of Physicians for the State of Texas and the Society of Internal Medicine – Texas Academy of Internal Medicine [http://www.taim.org]. He has also been previously appointed to the Texas Career Medicare Advisory Committee as the Internal Medicine representative.
He has been elected to the House of Delegates for the Texas Medical Association [http://www.texmed.org/] as a chosen delegate from the Dallas County Medical Society. The House of Delegates is the legislative and policymaking body for the Texas Medical Association. Furthermore, Dr. Tirandaz has previously served on the Council on Communication. He is an active member of the Dallas County Medical Society and has served on numerous committees such as the Mediations Committee and the Media Committee. He also serves as an Expert Panelist for the Texas Medical Board.
Previously he has also served as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and on the Clinical Risk Review Committee at the Presbyterian Hospital of Plano [http://www.presbyplano.org/]. He has also previously served as the Chair of the Internal Medicine Peer Review Committee at the Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. He has hospital privileges at the Medical Center of Plano and the Richardson Medical Center.
Dr. Tirandaz was the co-founder of a medical device company based in Portland, Oregon, formed in 2003. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Medical Officer for Tiba Medical, Inc. [http://www.tibamedical.com/], a privately held medical device company. Among the accomplishments of Tiba Medical was the development of the world’s first Bluetooth stethoscope which was developed for Intel, Inc. Dr. Tirandaz and his team have multiple patents’ including the one for the Bluetooth stethoscope in which he was instrumental in creating. Among other products developed by TIBA is the proprietary blood pressure algorithm and professional 24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor. In 2011 significant part of the assets of TIBA medical was sold to Mortara Instruments (http://www.mortara.com/).
Furthermore he has also been on the national speaker’s bureau for numerous pharmaceutical companies, and currently is involved in a collaborative effort for research and development of new pharmaceutical drugs.
Dr. Tirandaz has been involved in numerous community activities. He was a co-founder and previous medical director of the Free Clinic of Greater Dallas and the Cause Foundation, a registered non-profit organization.
He is an active member of the Baha’i Faith in Plano [http://www.bahai.org/]. He has also done international volunteer work at a hospital in mainland China and travelled the world extensively.
Dr. Tirandaz lives in Plano with his wife and their three children.
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