Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan

Primary Care, Bariatrics
Avon, NY
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Avon, NY

Address

498, Collins Street, Avon, NY
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(585) 625-0429

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

Medicare

Preferred Care

MVP Healthcare

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Univera Healthcare

WellPoint Health Networks Inc

Hope Internal Medicine

About

Bio

I am Dr Vythi Alagappan . I am trained and experienced from India, England and the USA. I have four different post graduate qualifications from India in General Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Respiratory Medicine. I worked in England for 8 years and passed their MRCP( UK) -- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. I came to the USA in 1995 and is fully Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1997. I am one of 1147 Physicians in the entire country with a Board Certification in American Board of Obesity Medicine since December of 2014 I worked for the University of Rochester in the Department of Medicine for 15 years. I am now an independent Solo Primary Care Provider in Avon, a suburb of Rochester , New York since June 2012. I own Hope internal medicine specializing in the state of the art primary care. We belong to Strong ACO and has a care manager in site as a part of almost becoming a level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home The Hope and pride of my practice style is to guide you through a healthy living. I provide you with all the tools and help to make the BEST health care decisions of your life!

Specialties
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Bariatrics

Addiction Medicine

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

383 Answers
39 Agrees
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Biologicals is bette: High dose prednisone is not a safer option though very cheap. Biologicals if introduced early will help to prevent complications of Crohns. It’s very ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
No need for CT : Scalp hematoma does not need a CT scan. We need to be cost conscious and cost effective. If there is no red flag symptoms like early morning headaches ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
IVF: You should have a good conversation with your partner. Options include adoption and various ways of conception including donor sperms - vaginally depo ... Read More

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Jan 20, 2018
A truly wonderful Dr. and a caring individual! Highly Recommended!. I'm Greatful for all his help
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alagappan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alagappan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I REALLY like your advice. There have been 18 chemos and 8 radiations for pancreatic cancer. Looking into nanoknife in attempt for later resection. Resection, if possibl...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I appreciate your time doctor. I am not sure how to take this forward as my own gp disagrees.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I thought it was, thank you for answering my question. I hope you have a nice day :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Madras Medical College, India
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

University of Rochester, NY affiliated program

Awards

WHO Fellowship 1985
Dr B.C Roy Award, 1987

Affiliations

Accountable Health Partners

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.9
28 ratings

20 top reviews

23-year-old male
Oct 20, 2019 NY
Great doctor!
23-year-old male
Oct 17, 2019 NY
23-year-old male
Sep 23, 2019
Excellent, helpful doctor. My favorite.
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