Dr. Tanvir Hussain
Cardiologist, St. Francis Hospital

Tanvir is a cardiologist with extensive experience working for underserved populations. He trained at the LAC+USC Medical Center, one of the largest public hospitals in the US, working with the underserved for six years as a trainee in internal medicine and cardiology. Prior to cardiology training, he spent two years as a research fellow in cardiovascular epidemiology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health.

He has taught at the Harvard Medical School, Boston University Medical School, University of Southern California, and Pepperdine University School of Law. He has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, US News and World Report, Men's Health Magazine, and Prevention Magazine, among others. He is currently in private practice and cares for patients throughout south central Los Angeles, from Compton to Downey. Tanvir takes pride in using a food-as-medicine approach to reduce or eliminate medication use for his cardiovascular patients.

His professional interests include the role of nutrition and fitness in cardiovascular disease, public health cardiology, and health policy. He is extremely proud to support and advise the medical and research programs of Project Angel Food.