Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan

Internal Medicine
440 Society Hill Drive Suite 203
Aiken, SC 29803 Get Directions
803.226.0343
Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan
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Annual Membership Fee

412.50 every 3 months
825.00 every 6 months
1,650.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity." Hippocrates
 
My goal as your private doctor is to provide you with highly personalized healthcare that will effectively treat your current health problems and help to prevent new ones from developing. Practicing good medicine includes a partnership between doctor and patient – a partnership based on mutual trust and respect that is earned, not given. In my MDVIP-affiliated practice, you will be treated as if you are a member of my family in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and I will work with you at each step to assist you with making informed decisions toward achieving your goals. Whether it’s running your first marathon, reducing the use of medication or improving your nutrition, we will work together as a team to help make a happy, healthy future your reality. There are no shortcuts to being healthy, no simple formulas and no "one size fits all" approach when it comes to the well-being of my patients as each of you are wonderfully unique individuals!
 
With over 17 years of experience practicing in the community, I have relationships with many specialists in the Central Savannah River Area to help with your unique needs and I am affiliated with Aiken Regional Medical Centers. My primary care office is located in Aiken, South Carolina. I am passionate about fitness, exercise and tennis and would welcome the opportunity to exercise with my patients as we reach our health care goals together.
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Dr. Degnan's Credentials

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Residency:
Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Internal Medicine 1999-2001
Chief Resident 2001-2002

Internship:
Frankford Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
1998-1999

Medical School:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Erie, PA
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1998

Undergraduate:
The College of New Jersey
Hillwood Lakes, NJ
Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry 1993
Magna Cum Laude

American Board of Internal Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support
Aiken Regional Medical Center
Best of Aiken Physician Award 2017
Most Compassionate Doctor, Patient's Choice Award 2010
Medical Director, Home Health Services 2010-present
Hospice Medical Director, Kindred Home Health 2017-present
Supervising Physician for Nurse Practitioner, Hope Health Inc. 2017-present
American College of Physicians
American Osteopathic Association
South Carolina Medical Association
South Carolina
Coaching youth basketball, tennis, ultimate fitness challenge and travel
from Doug August 23, 2019 for Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan

We have known Dr Degnan for over 10 years and were happy to sign with her when the MDVIP situation was offered. We always knew she was a great communicator and a really experienced physician. What we have learned in the past month about her style, knowledge and follow up was really impressive. I returned home on August 3 from Cleveland Clinic after having open heart surgery. Dr Degnan has been… See more

from Charles June 24, 2019 for Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan

Dr. Alyssa Degnan has been the primary care physician for both my wife and I for a little over ten years. While it was my wife who originally wanted us to have the same primary care physician, I cannot even begin to relate how extremely happy we are that we both chose Dr. Degnan over a decade ago. She is a really outstanding physician, but even more than that, she is a rare jewel among… See more

from Cheryl June 20, 2019 for Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan

Dr. Degnan has been my primary care physician for nearly 15 years. When she decided to join MDVIP, I was a little reluctant because I never get sick. Well I sure am glad to have her on my team because I have needed her for several major medical issues. She is so on top of everything, explains things in a way I can understand them, makes sure I get the very best care by referring me to… See more

from Ted November 16, 2018 for Dr. Alyssa M. Degnan

My wife and I have had Dr. Alyssa Degnan as our primary care doctor ever since we move to Aiken, SC ten years ago. Dr. Degnan is a knowledgeable, caring, and outstanding physician who instills total trust and confidence. We have been pleased with our decision to stay with Dr. Degnan when she joined the MDVIP Program. We have been impressed with the overall approach of the MDVIP Program and… See more

Two doctors in Aiken, South Carolina, have opened new primary care practices that specialize in a personalized approach to health care with an emphasis on preventative medicine. Dr. Tracy Barefield, a family doctor in North Augusta, and Dr. Alyssa Degnan, an internist in Aiken, have joined the… See more

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