Aparna Raikar, MD


Weight Management
Comprehensive Primary Care
Immediate Care
Preventative Care and Wellness
Women’s Health
Chronic Disease Care
Post-Hospital Care

Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi

About Me

Aparna Raikar, MD, is a board-certified Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine Physician with over 20 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She specializes in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Weight Loss, and Hospital Medicine. Dr. Raikar is known for her dedication, teamwork, and compassion in providing high-quality preventive care and medical weight loss treatments. She holds board certifications in Obesity Medicine and Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice in Virginia, DC, Maryland, and Georgia. Dr. Raikar is a multilingual professional with expertise in using the latest EMR technology. She earned her MD from Rajiv Gandhi Medical College in Mumbai, India, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), Towson MD which is affiliated to Johns Hopkins program. Additionally, she holds a Master’s in Health Care Management from Marymount University in Arlington, VA. Throughout her career, Dr. Raikar has contributed to patient care through clinical practice, education, and research. Dr. Raikar is affiliated with professional organizations such as the Obesity Medicine Association, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.

Obesity is a preventable disease that is known to be second leading cause of deaths due to diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, sleep apnea, arthritis and even some types of cancer. When it comes to obesity management Dr. Raikar believes there is no one size fits all. She likes to formulate individualized treatment plans for each patient based on data obtained from history, physical exam and laboratory testing. She believes in partnering with her patients and considering their preferences while coming up with a treatment plan to make it a success. Continued treatments and follow up visits are essential to monitor progress and achieve long-term results.

Book an Appointment