Akhila Kothapalli, DO is a recent graduate from Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. She was born and raised in Hyderabad, India and grew up in San Jose, CA. Dr. Kothapalli earned her medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, AZ. She then started her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Hackensack University Medical Center - Palisades, New Jersey. She moved to Louisiana to be closer to her family and completed her residency training at Ochsner LSU Health - Shreveport. Training at such a rigorous teaching hospital with a genuine focus on patient care has equipped her to handle a wide variety of cases, and she looks forward to bringing a similarly patient-focused practice to North Atlanta Women’s Care.
Dr. Kothapalli is well trained in high-risk obstetrics, gynecologic surgeries and in-office procedures. She takes a special interest in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and finding less invasive alternatives to traditional gynecologic procedures. Her goal is to provide compassionate and comprehensive care to women while also advocating for her patient’s individual needs and ensuring their experience is as comfortable as possible.
In her spare time, Dr. Kothapalli enjoys hiking, swimming, watching sports, traveling, spending time with her fiancé, and visiting her family.