Varshapriya (Priya) A. Iyer, MD is a founder of WIM. She began her practice in Stratford in 1997 and moved it to Wilton in 2000. Dr. Iyer received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from the University of Delhi in 1992, graduating in the top five percent of her class, with a Distinction in Physiology. She then pursued specialized training in the University’s Neurosurgical ICU taking care of seriously-ill patients of all ages. Her interest in women’s health led her to pursue further clinical training in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department of the University’s teaching hospital. Dr. Iyer was a winner of the National Talent Search Examination, a national-level scholarship program in India that identifies and recognizes students with high intellect and academic talent. Dr. Iyer completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Westchester Medical Center of the New York Medical College, where she trained with some of the nation’s foremost researchers in Lyme disease.
Dr. Iyer believes that integrating technology into the day-to-day practice of medicine is one of the best ways to improve the quality of health care and facilitate access. This led her to cofound WIM in 2008, one of Fairfield County’s earliest dedicated concierge medical practices. By weaving together face-to-face care and telemedicine screening with the convenience of house calls, emails, cell phone and text messaging, as well as Skype and FaceTime availability, WIM has been able to craft personalized medical care packages for each of their patients. Dr. Iyer works closely with specialists from hospitals in Norwalk, Danbury, Stamford and Greenwich, as well as Yale and New York City, to ensure the best possible outcomes for her patients.
Dr. Iyer is a member of the medical board in the healthcare center at Meadowridge Senior Living in Redding, CT. She is frequently involved with home health services as well as assisted living facilities in New Canaan, Ridgefield, Westport, Darien and Bethel. As a primary care physician and home care provider for many geriatric patients with dementia, Dr. Iyer has been a supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association. She was selected as a Woman Champion by the Connecticut Chapter. http://www.alzconnecticut.org/#!priya-iyer/k9jjv Dr. Iyer has participated in World Health Organization (WHO) programs through her medical school, leading paramedical workers in providing preventive care and immunization for underprivileged communities. She is a volunteer physician for some long-time members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Wilton. She and her family have been supporters of educational outreach efforts spearheaded by members of SSND.
Dr. Iyer, her husband and two boys have lived in Wilton since 1997. They can frequently be found at many of the wonderful restaurants and shops in and around town.
Mom is so much better. Thank you for…….and treating all this at home ….avoiding the hospital………… couldn’t believe their eyes when you knocked on that door at 3 a.m.!….gratitude for the peace of mind you bring J (sister in NH)
I’m back at work …..your quick response ….. and speaking with the surgeon in Hong Kong….can travel assured that you are a phone call away