Nagavalli Thiruvalluvan

Nagavalli Thiruvalluvan


Dr. Nagavalli Thiruvalluvan, a dedicated Nurse Practitioner, earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University in 2023, marking a significant milestone in her lifelong commitment to healthcare excellence. Her journey began with a nursing diploma in India in 1992, igniting a passion that has since driven her through various accolades and achievements.

For over a decade, Dr. Thiruvalluvan served as an RN in acute rehab settings, where her unwavering dedication earned her the esteemed "Nurse Recognition Award" from the New Jersey League for Nursing in 2009. Her pursuit of excellence continued as she obtained her RN-BSN degree from Seton Hall University in the same year, honored with the "Jean-Nappy Award" for Academic Excellence. Building upon her foundation, she earned her MSN degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in 2012, further distinguishing herself with the "Adult Nurse Practitioner Award" for outstanding academic performance.

Driven by a newfound passion for weight management, Dr. Thiruvalluvan obtained a Certificate of Advanced Education from the Obesity Medicine Association in May 2023. Her belief in weight as a primary health concern stems from witnessing transformative physical benefits among her patients. Through personalized preventative care, education, and evidence-based practices, she empowers patients to manage and control comorbidities, achieve weight loss goals, and experience enhanced overall well-being.

As the proud owner and operator of Adult & Geriatric Primary Care since 2020, located in the diverse community of Metuchen, NJ, Dr. Thiruvalluvan delivers compassionate, culturally sensitive care to adult and senior patients. Her extensive experience spans both inpatient and outpatient settings, providing her with a comprehensive understanding of primary care needs across diverse populations.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Dr. Thiruvalluvan finds joy in the daily interactions with her patients, witnessing firsthand the positive impact of her care on their health outcomes. Outside the clinic, she remains engaged with medical and political developments, while also indulging in hobbies such as cooking, shopping, and cherishing moments with her beloved 3-year-old dog, Sony.

Have a read of this article written on the Frontier Nursing University website on Dr. Nagavalli Thiruvalluvan’s DNP Journey:

A Note from Dr. Nagavalli Thiruvalluvan

In my practice, I strive to empathetically view the world through the lens of each patient, advocating ardently for their rights while addressing their unique needs with utmost understanding and respect. As a self-motivated professional adept in time management and organization, I am dedicated to optimizing your health outcomes. In 2020, I embarked on the journey of independently managing my own Primary Care Clinic, a challenge I embraced wholeheartedly, leveraging my extensive expertise and fervor for patient well-being. My educational pursuit culminated in a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University in late 2023. Holding a certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner (NP-C) and licensed to practice in New Jersey, I am committed to staying abreast of the latest advancements, integrating evidence-based practices, and continually honing my skills to better serve you. When you entrust me with your care, you are not merely another appointment; you are a distinct individual with specific health aspirations. Together, we will collaborate towards realizing your optimal health. Thank you for considering me as your ally on this transformative journey.