Dr. Amy Varughese, MD

Dr. Amy Varughese, MD

Endocrinology  |  
Female  |  
43 y/o

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Dr. Amy Varughese, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Terrytown, LA. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read her story

Bethesda Medical Clinic , Gretna , LA 70056

1620 Belle Chasse Hwy # 101

Terrytown, LA 70056
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Thyroid Disease
more than 37% of peers
Thyroid Cyst
more than 30% of peers
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Varughese's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Varughese "Dr Amy Varughese graduated from Ross University School of Medicine with high honors in 2007. She completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Cleveland clinic, Florida in 2010 and went on to complete a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of American Diabetes Association, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association (AMA), Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Varughese "Bethesda is a multi-specialty clinic offering services in Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Geriatrics, Endocrinology, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Medicine . Our vision is to become a convenient, safe, and relaxing practice that focuses on the health and wellbeing of adults, while serving as a champion in education and research . Our mission is to provide exceptional medical care in a caring, compassionate, convenient, and friendly environment. We strive to maintain each patient's dignity while accommodating his or her physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs"


  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Homeopathic Medical College ,India.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Cleveland Clinic Weston Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Lsu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Homeopathic Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varughese has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varughese's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varughese to family and friends
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Varughese's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Gretna, LA |
Excellent Doctor, spends time with the patient. She explains everything, and is very knowledgeable and professional . Highly recommend her to my family and friends.
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Dr. Varughese accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Medicare Plus Blue PPO
    Medicare Preferred
    Preferred Plan PPO
    State Employees Program
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation PPO
  • Humana
    Gold Choice
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Varughese has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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