Dr Devendra Wadwekar, MD ECNU FACP

Board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Wadwekar treats all areas of adult endocrinology with a special interest in thyroid disorders. Dr. Wadwekar attended medical school at BJ Medical College at Gujarat University. Dr. Wadwekar completed his internal medicine residency at University of Iowa and then completed an Endocrinology Fellowship with University of Utah. He has been in practice in the East Valley for over 10 years. Dr. Wadwekar enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his wife and two sons.

Dr. Abhilasha Singh, MD

Dr. Abhilasha Singh offers care in all areas of adult endocrinology including transgender care. Dr. Singh graduated medical school from Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College in Pune, India, and completed internal medicine residency at Medstar Health, Baltimore. She then completed endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism fellowship with the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City. Dr. Singh enjoys spending her time with family and friends and is passionate about painting and hiking.

Dr. Deepika Panday, MD

Dr. Panday specializes in adult endocrinology with expertise in newer diabetes technologies including pumps and continuous glucose monitors. I completed medical school from Government Medical college Kolhapur, India and further completed residency in Internal Medicine from Saint Vincent hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts. I then completed fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from University of Arizona Phoenix. In my free time, I like spending time with my kids Kabir and Raghav and also enjoy cooking and travelling.

Julia Gitau, FNP

Julia Gitau is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Julia received her doctorate degree in nursing from Oklahoma City University. She is passionate about improving patient’s health and committed to providing high quality care. In her spare time she enjoys music, cooking, yoga and spending time with family.

Jenna Sturgeon, FNP

Jenna Sturgeon received her bachelors & her master’s degrees in nursing from Brigham Young University. She is passionate about good chronic disease management and health promotion. She decided to become a nurse practitioner after working as a nurse in the ICU where she cared for patients with complications of chronic conditions which could have been prevented. She is excited to be working in endocrinology helping patients to improve their health and live their best lives–outside of the hospital. Her hobbies include running and gardening (when the weather is nice in Arizona) as well as spending her time with her husband, 5 children and 17 chickens.

Allyson Booth, RD

Allyson is a registered dietician with a vast knowledge of food and how it fuels the body. She approaches health and wellness with a holistic approach and feels it is important to determine the root cause to identify a disease process from a nutrition standpoint. She is passionate about educating her patients to make decisions about food that will impact their lives in a positive manner.

Jena Wilkinson, FNP

Jena Wilkinson received her master’s degree in nursing from Ohio State University and has been with East Valley Diabetes and Endocrinology since 2018.  Jena chose the field of medicine to care for others while improving their quality of life through chronic disease management.  Jena’s hobbies include cheering for Ohio State football and spending time with her husband and two boys.

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