Village Health Partners’ first specialty physician, Dr. Aparna Ayyagari, is our newest certified endocrinologist. She believes that each of her patients deserves the extra time with her for a detailed discussion on their health. She likes to provide the best in personal care by creating a strong patient-physician relationship, and actively involves her patients in decision-making. Dr. Ayyagari is also a strong advocate for preventative medicine.
She specializes in treatment of thyroid nodules and cancer, thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy, thyroid hormone replacement therapy following thyroid cancer treatment, metabolic bone disease, testosterone replacement therapy in hypogonadism, disorders of parathyroid, adrenal and the pituitary gland, type 1 and type 2 diabetes and other hormonal disorders.
Dr. Ayyagari carried out her fellowship in endocrinology at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She is also certified with a Masters in Public Health, board certification in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. Because of this, she is very passionate about offering her patients the latest advancements in diabetes and thyroid care. This includes intensive diabetes management, new technologies for insulin delivery and continuous glucose monitoring, and much more.
Prior to joining Village Health Partners, Dr. Ayyagari has worked in the medical industry for 20 years. She attended medical school at Sri Venkateswara Medical College in India, received her Masters in Public Health from Western Kentucky University, and completed her residency in internal medicine at Mercy Catholic Medical Center through Drexel University. She received a gold medal in medical school for microbiology, pharmacology, preventative medicine and ENT.
Dr. Ayyagari and her husband live in Frisco, Texas, with their two daughters. She enjoys organic vegetable gardening, floral arranging, abstract painting, cooking for her family and traveling the world. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
Accepted Insurance (click to view all):
Aetna – PPO/POS/HMO/EPO
Aetna PPO - Meritain/SCR/Starmark/Boon-Chapman (no exchange plans)
BCBS of Texas – PPO/EPO/POS or plans offered through Blue Card out-of-state
BCBS of Texas HMO (must list a VHP PCP on the card)
Cigna – HMO/POS/Network/OAP/PPO/EPO/Great West/Local-Plus (limited providers only)
First Health/Coventry (limited providers only)