Dr. Kavin Desai, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Desai's Experience

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Dr. Desai's Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

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Hospital Quality

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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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STANFORD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
750 Welch Rd Ste 305
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Dr. Desai's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Imaging
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    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Disease
    • Hypertension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Desai

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford University
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    American Heart Assoc
    Complete in 2000
    Stanford University
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Desai & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Desai's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Desai

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Desai accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    STANFORD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
    750 Welch Rd Ste 305
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 723-7913 (Office)
    (650) 725-8343 (Fax)
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    How was your experience with Dr. Desai?
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Desai
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Desai
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
    Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.

    Submit Survey

    We will be sending you a link to verify your survey.

    * Required

    By submitting your survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of Healthgrades User Agreement, Editorial Policy, and Privacy Policy, and acknowledge you or a family member has been a patient of the provider.