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Diabetes Wound Center

Eye Center

Retinal Specialist/Ophthalmologist

Foot & Ankle center with 3 Podiatrists

Endocrinology Center

 4 Endocrinologists

Endovascular Surgery 

Two Vascular Surgeons

Interventional Radiologist

"Aiyan Diabetes Center is a Comprehensive Diabetes Care Center with state-of-the-art technology, located in Augusta, Georgia since 2005. Our mission is to early detect, diagnose, treat, and conduct clinical research for patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type I and Type II."


"Knowledge through research with continuous improvement towards Center of Excellence"

-Dr Sivakumar Jayabalan Ph.D.,  (M.B.A.)

Founder and CEO

An Advanced Multi-Specialty Diabetes Center

"A Comprehensive Diabetes Center"
  • Endocrinology

  • Endovascular Surgery

  • Retina Center

  • Podiatry

  • Wound Care

  • Clinical Trials

  • Interventional Radiologist


  • Ophthalmology

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Limb Preservation Center

  • Obesity Clinic

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

  • Fibroid treatments

  • Vein Center



Our Services
Woman & Doctor

The Best Diabetes Wound Care Center & Diabetes Retinopathy treatment Center

Dr Janaki Nadarajah DPM

Our Physicians

Our Team

Dr. Janaki Nadarajah, DPM
New York College of Podiatry Medicine,

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, Wound Care, Diabetic Foot Care Specialist

Dr. Nadarajah started her journey by graduating with her Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry from University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. She later graduated Doctor of Podiatry Medicine from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City, New York.


Dr. Risha Malik, MD 


Dr. Risha Malik received her medical degree from the University of California at Irvine, California.

  • She completed her residency at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and an endocrinology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and has a B.S in Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.

  • Her specializations are thyroid ultrasound, FNA biopsies, CGMs and insulin pumps. Her areas of expertse include diabetes, thyroid, PCOS, obesity, adrenal, pituaitary disorders, and osteoporosis.

  • In addition to significant clinical experience, Dr. Malik is a Stanford University Alumni Association Award of Excellence recipient and was previously Stanford University Class President.

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Dr David Lachance, DO

Dr. David P. LaChance, a highly accomplished and dedicated Endocrinologist with an impressive educational background and extensive experience in the medical field. Dr. LaChance's journey in medicine began at Mercyhurst University, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology. He further pursued his passion for medicine at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, acquiring his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. Dr. LaChance's commitment to excellence led him to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center and his Endocrinology Fellowship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. As Chief of the Endocrinology Department at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Dr. LaChance has demonstrated exceptional leadership and expertise in the field. He also serves as an esteemed Endocrinologist at Aiyan Diabetes Center, where he continues to make a significant impact on patient care. Dr. LaChance is an active member of several prestigious organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the Endocrine Society. His dedication to continuous learning and professional growth is evident through his attendance at various conferences, where he stays abreast of the latest advancements in endocrinology. Throughout his career, Dr. LaChance has received numerous honors and awards, reflecting his outstanding clinical skills, teaching abilities, and commitment to excellence. Notably, he was recognized with the DDEAMC Outstanding Resident Educator Award, highlighting his passion for teaching and mentoring the next generation of physicians. In addition to his clinical achievements, Dr. LaChance has completed various related experiences, including the Basic Officer Leadership Course and Combat Casualty Care Course. These experiences have further enriched his skills and knowledge, making him well-equipped to handle a diverse range of medical situations. Patients can trust Dr. David P. LaChance for his exceptional clinical acumen, compassionate approach to patient care, and commitment to advancing the field of endocrinology. As an esteemed member of the medical community, he continues to deliver the highest standard of care, positively impacting the lives of his patients and the medical profession as a whole.

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Dr. Chanelle Duchaussee, DPM PODIATRY

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Dr. Guillermo G Gallardo, MD
Ophthalmologist with a specialization in Retina and Vitreous Diseases

Dr. Komal, MD

Educational Background: Undergraduate: Roshan Tara Model Higher secondary School, Pakistan - Science. Medical Education: Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women, Pakistan (08/2007 - 02/2013) Degree: M.B.B.S., 02/2013 Professional Experience: Residency: Saint Joseph’s University Hospital, Paterson, NJ (08/2017 to 08/2020) Endocrine Fellowship: Marshall University, Huntington, WV (08/2020 to 08/2022) Endocrinologist: Centrastate Hospital, Freehold, NJ (Nov 2022 to April 2023) KVA Health Group (08/2022 to 06/2023) Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida (Locum, 07/2023-Current) Certifications: Board Certified: Internal Medicine (2020 to 2030) Endocrinology (2022 to 2032) Other Certifications: ACLS Certified BLS Certified Research & Publications: Peer Reviewed Journal Articles: HAART-Induced Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome: A Rare Manifestation of HAART Therapy. 2019, Apr. Spontaneous Oscillating Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism: A Rare Autoimmune Entity. 2019, Jun. [...] Poster Presentations: Aerosplenomegaly: Case of Gastrosplenic Fistula and Splenic Abscess in Lymphoma. Annual Conference of Gastroenterology 2018; Pennsylvania, PA, USA. Dark and Deadly Down the Throat: Case Report of Acute Esophageal Necrosis. St. Joseph’s University Medical Center 10th Annual Research Day, Paterson, New Jersey, June 4th, 2019. [...] Awards & Achievements: Distinction in Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Medicine. Honored as the best intern for 2 months in Internal Medicine. 1st position at district level during board exams for higher secondary education. Gold Medal for the best student in science at the district level. Languages: English: Advanced proficiency Hindi: Advanced proficiency Urdu: Native/functionally native Hobbies & Interests: Watching movies Singing and listening to music Cooking Reading books

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Dr. Thomas Wehmann, DO 
Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Guillermo G Gallardo, M.D. Ophthalmologist with a specialization in Retina and Vitreous Diseases Professional Summary: An experienced ophthalmologist dedicated to improving patients' eye health through both preventive and corrective care. With diverse experience encompassing clinical eye research, ophthalmology residency, and a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous Diseases, I bring in-depth expertise to my practice. My compassionate approach, combined with excellent communication skills, facilitates a positive environment for patient treatment. Education: Undergraduate: Institution: Queens College, Flushing, NY Duration: Sept 1977-June 1982 Major: Biology Degree: Bachelor of Arts Medical School: Institution: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY Duration: August 1983-June 1988 Degree: M.D. Awards: COR ET MANUS, Award of Distinction Medical Training: Internship: Institution: Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Duration: July 1988-June 1989 Type: Medical Internship (PGY1) Residency: Institution: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY & The University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston Duration: July 1989-June 1994 Specialization: Ophthalmology Fellowship: Institution: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Hermann Eye Center Mentor: Dr. Charles A. Garcia Highlights: Comprehensive exams, Argon Green laser treatments, surgical procedures training, collaboration with residents. Research Publications: "Use of the Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope as a Screening Tool for Diabetic Retinopathy" - Published in Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci Supplement, 1988. "Congenital Generalized Fibromatosis" - Published in Ann Ophthalmol, 1990. [...] Work Experience: Current Position: Ophthalmologist at EYEDOCARE (2012-Present) Previous Experience Includes: William Kestin, MD Ophthalmology practice, Brooklyn, NY Keith Chang, MD Ophthalmology practice, Brooklyn, NY UTMB Medical Branch ER, Galveston, Texas [...] Licenses & Certifications: New York Medical License: Expires 02-28-2025 Connecticut Medical License: Expires 03/31/2024 Texas Medical License: Inactive DEA: Various with different expiration dates Basic Life Support Certification [...] Professional Memberships: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) Hobbies & Interests: Swimming Walking and playing tennis with my wife Exploring the universe Teaching and volunteering at charitable medical clinics


Dr. Kaushal J. Shah, MD, FACS, FSVS, DABS, RPVI

Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Kaushal J. Shah is a Board Certified Vascular Surgery Diplomat ​ American Board of Surgery Surgical Management of Blood Vessels (Arteries, Veins, P.A.D.) Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery, DVT management and IVC Filter Placement Varicose Vein / VNUS Vein Ablation / Cosmetic Vein Care Dr. Kaushal Shah, MD is a well-trained, Board Certified, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Specialist in Augusta. Dr. Shah completed his General Surgery training at Iniversity of Maryland Medical Center and his Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center.  He has received extensive training in treating advanced & complex vascular problems.  He has practiced at some of the nation's best & finest medical institutions.  Dr. Shah has extensive experience in treating & managing patients with Carotid Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysms, and Peripheral Vascular Disease.  At Aiyan Diabetes Center, he will be focusing primarily on providing world-class, most advanced, state-of-the-art, and minimally invasive treatment options for the management of patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease / PAD.  Dr. Shah has trained in a broad range of minimally invasive techniques, procedures, & devices to ensure that he can provide his patients with excellent surgical outcomes, outstanding clinical quality, compassion, and a quick recovery back to better health.  Some of these treatment options include: Atherectomy, Angioplasty, Stenting, and Laser procedure which are all skillfully used to minimize and even eradicate  the need for leg / extremity amputations.

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Alain Domkam, MD

Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Alain Domkam is a highly skilled professional with more than 20 years of practical experience in hospital, home health, and primary care environments. Dr. Domkam earned his degree at the University of Henry Poincare School of Medicine in Nancy, France. ​ Dr. Domkam completed his Vascular Fellowship at Rush University and was the Clinical Instructor in General Surgery at the University of Fort de France.​ His specializations include radiofrequency and laser ablation of varicose veins, diagnostic perpheral and cerebral angiograms, acrotid stents, peripheral angioplastics and stens, atherectomy procedures.  In addition to his significant practicing experience, Dr. Domkam published the Vascular Chapter in Rush Book Review, 2006.

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Dr Paul Butros, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Dr. Paul Reha Butros, a highly skilled and accomplished Vascular & Interventional Radiologist, renowned for his expertise in advanced medical imaging and minimally invasive procedures. With a passion for delivering exceptional patient care, Dr. Butros has made significant contributions to the field of interventional radiology throughout his illustrious career. Dr. Butros has held esteemed positions at various prestigious institutions, including Aiyan Diabetes Center, where he currently serves as a Staff Physician, and Radiological Consultants. His commitment to excellence is evident through his active involvement in various committees, including the FRC Efficiency Committee, the Inova Pulmonary Embolism Response Team Committee, and the CTEPH Committee at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Having completed his medical training at renowned institutions such as Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Dr. Butros has honed his skills in a wide range of interventional radiology procedures. He is highly proficient in advanced treatments for peripheral artery disease, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and uterine fibroid embolization, among others. With expertise in complex interventions like PEVAR, FEVAR, and TEVAR, Dr. Butros has performed over 30 cases, making him a sought-after specialist in his field. Dr. Butros is a dedicated educator and has contributed significantly to the field of radiology through his role as Vice President of the DMC / WSU Resident Council. He has received numerous accolades and scholarships for his academic achievements, demonstrating his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. With licenses in the Commonwealth of Virginia and prior licensure in Florida, Massachusetts, and Minnesota, Dr. Butros has maintained a strong commitment to providing high-quality care to patients across different states. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in both Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology (IR/DR) and Diagnostic Radiology, attesting to his expertise and proficiency in his specialty. Patients can trust Dr. Paul Reha Butros for his extensive experience, unwavering dedication, and commitment to advancing interventional radiology techniques. As a highly respected and skilled practitioner, he continues to push the boundaries of medical knowledge, delivering exceptional care to his patients at Southpark Vascular Center and beyond.


Dr Salman Mufti, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Dr. Salman S. Mufti, a distinguished Vascular & Interventional Radiologist, whose passion for medical excellence has earned him a prominent place in the field. With extensive training and experience, Dr. Mufti is committed to delivering the highest level of care to his patients. Dr. Mufti's journey in medicine began at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he completed his Doctor of Medicine degree. He then pursued further specialization in Diagnostic Radiology during his Categorical Residency, where he also served as Chief Resident, showcasing his leadership and dedication to his craft. Following this, Dr. Mufti sought additional expertise through a Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, where he refined his skills in advanced imaging and minimally invasive procedures. As a Vascular & Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Mufti has been an invaluable asset to the medical community. His commitment to research and advancing medical knowledge is evident through his involvement in various clinical research projects. Notably, he collaborated with esteemed professionals like Dr. John Nosher and Dr. Leonard Bodner, investigating critical factors surrounding aortic stent graft placement and the incidence of Inferior vena Cava Occlusion. Dr. Mufti's dedication to research is further exemplified by his work as a Clinical Research Assistant with Dr. Francis Rhoads, focusing on detecting congenital heart disease using the Echocardiogram gold standard. He has also contributed to the field of toxicology as a Laboratory Assistant, exploring the Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Pathway in T-series Breast Cancer Cells. With numerous abstract publications, poster presentations, and case report journal submissions, Dr. Mufti's work has made a significant impact on the field of Vascular & Interventional Radiology. His current project on the correlation of Digital Subtraction Angiography with Renal Duplex Ultrasound for detecting Renal Artery Stenosis demonstrates his commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical research. A valued member of professional organizations, Dr. Mufti is an active participant in the American College of Radiology's DC & Virginia Chapters, as well as the Society for Interventional Radiology. Through his memberships, he stays abreast of the latest advancements in his field and collaborates with other experts to enhance patient care. Patients can trust Dr. Salman S. Mufti for his exceptional skills, compassionate approach, and unwavering commitment to delivering the best possible outcomes. With a passion for improving medical knowledge and patient care, Dr. Mufti continues to be at the forefront of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, shaping the future of the specialty for the better.

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