Dr. Aakash Desai, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 40

Dr. Aakash Desai, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Washington, DC. He is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

Dr. Desai

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010
Accepting new patients

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine

Education

Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Aakash Desai, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Desai frequently treats Sickle Cell Disease, Acidosis, and Overweight. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

Where is Dr. Aakash Desai, MD's office located?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Aakash Desai, MD speak?

Dr. Desai speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Concussion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolism
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endometriosis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Meningitis
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Swine Flu
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(202) 877-4698

Locations

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Washington Hospital Center Corporation110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010
1

Practice

Holy Cross Hospital1500 Forest Glen Rd Silver Spring, MD 20910
2
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center2525 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60616
3

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Desai is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

9 Awards Received