Alka Arya-DeGaetano, DO, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Arya-Degaetano successfully completed her residency training in June 2000 at the New York Methodist Hospital, affiliated with New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. While attending New York Methodist Hospital she was named Resident of the Year for four years. Dr. Arya-Degaetano graduated and received her Medical Degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, New York in May 1995. Prior to that, she graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in May 1989.

Before relocating to San Antonio, Texas in the fall of 2001, she worked with Medstar Physician Partners in Baltimore, Maryland from August 2000 through Jun 2001. Dr. Arya-Degaetano is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Arya-Degaetano is a member of the Medical Staff at the Nix Healthcare System, Baptist Healthcare System, and Christus Santa Rosa Hospital. Dr. Arya­ Degaetano is a member of Texas Medical Association, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Bexar County Medical Society. She is a junior fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Her husband, Mike was an active duty physician for fourteen years and was last assigned to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He started private practice locally as a nephrologist in 2005. They are the proud parents of three children Pria, Nicolas, and Sofia. Called "Dr. Arya" by her patients, her hobbies include spending time with her family, tennis, sailing, traveling, music and reading. She joined Riverwalk OB-GYN, PLLC in December 2002.