Dr. Aparna Mahakala, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(27)
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Dr. Aparna Mahakala, MD
Dr. Aparna Mahakala, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Lawrenceville, GA. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Mahakala is affiliated with Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville and Gwinnett Medical Center - Duluth.

North Atlanta Endocrinology & Diabetes

758 Old Norcross Rd Ste 175

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Contact Information

(770) 339-1387

Dr. Aparna Mahakala, MD

Dr. Aparna Mahakala, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • 13 More

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Dr. Mahakala's Experience

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Dr. Mahakala's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
1

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Deccan College Of Med Sc
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mahakala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Mahakala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mahakala to family and friends
2.3
based on 27 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Mahakala's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
Atlanta, GA |
Disappointed with Dr. Mahakala's attitude. It is an hour round trip to her office and I typically wait another 30 minutes to see her for not more than about 5 minutes! Her communication style is very one-sided. She is pushy and often interrupted me when I had questions. She brushed off my questions and had a demeaning tone when I did not understand her. She would ask me questions but barely allow me to respond. It seemed like she was annoyed and wanted to push me out as quickly as possible.
Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr. Mahakala is a very knowledgeable physician. However, she has little to NO tolerance for people with difficulties and challenges in their lives. I found her treatment to be spot on but because I had to reschedule an appointment several times due to family emergencies, she told me point blank that I "needed to take my treatment seriously as diabetes could kill me". I tried to explain the summary of the emergencies I had been involved with and was told, "Life happens"! No way!!
in HARTWELL |
First appt. she was very nice and concerning about my levels due to my pregnancy. Second appt. was totatlly different. She was very rude and acted annoyed at my presence when all she did was check my new levels on the report and told me not to change anything. For that, I paid $75 copay! It takes me 1.5 hours to get there and she had a nasty attitude. She did not want to answer any of my questions! I wasted my time and money. I will not be returning to see her again or recommend her to anyone!
Dr. M is useless. Had my 2nd appt with her. It takes me 1.5 hours to go see her and in return shee gave me a nasty attitude! The whole 5 min. appt. she was being rude and all she did was look at my lab results and said to be on the same dose. Me being pregnant, i had some concerns that my OB pointed out and did not want to answer those questions for me. I wasted my 75 dollar copay on this useless dr. I DO NOT RECOMMEND HER!!!
Cumming, GA |
Mock-a-la is a third rate, useless doctor who doesn't deserve to be in the business. Her knowledge and experience in this field is non existent. Avoid seeing this person like the plague! No good will come out of it!!
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr.Mahakala is very pushy and unpleasant. She didn't allow me to speak and explain myself after asking me questions. She constantly interrupted me as if I was stupid. Definitely not recommendable. No patient care/bedside manner whatsoever.
GA |
She cancelled two appointments in a row and then when my prescription ran out, she wouldn't refill it until I saw her?? BUT YOU CANCELLED MY APPT!
in Lawrenceville |
I saw Dr. M for thyroid issues. My mother has the same condition & has been on medication for 25 years. My first visit to the office was a huge disappointment. Dr. M did not listen to my concerns & suggested I see a neurologist for my foggy brain & a nutritionist for my weight gain. I saw her again after agreeing to MORE blood work & a 24 hour urine test and the visit lasted literally 3 minutes, enough for her to tell me the same as before. Huge waste of money to be in the same position.
Watkinsville, GA |
I just started seeing Dr. Mahakala last week and I love her! I like how she explained everything so thoroughly and asked several times if we had any more questions. She was very friendly and genuinely cared about my concerns. She even went out of her way to work me in for a procedure so we were able to speed up the process and hopefully find answers soon. I like a doctor that is straight forward so I would highly recommend Dr. Mahakala.
in Atlanta, GA |
Very pushy and fast not skilled and botched my procedure
in Tucker, GA |
After being with the Dr. for over 3 years I have decided to make a change. Dr. Mahakala tried to switch me to a medication that I did not want to use and without any explanation put me back on a medication that made me have severe stomach issues. Insulin was an option but the Dr. refused to prescribe without a valid reason.
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Dr. Mahakala accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Mahakala has admitting privileges

Gwinnett Medical Center - Duluth
3620 Howell Ferry Rd
Duluth, GA 30096
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Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville
1000 Medical Center Blvd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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