Dr. Akshay Desai, MD

Dr. Akshay Desai, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Akshay Desai, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Govt Mc-Gujarat U, Surat in 1981 and specializes in internal medicine.

5880 49th St N Ste 101N

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709

Contact Information

(727) 527-7878

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Desai's Experience

Dr. Desai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

262  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Govt Mc-Gujarat U, Surat
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Govt Med Coll/New Civil Hos
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • U Ill Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I fear that the way Dr. Desai practices medicine, he is putting his patients more at risk, than actually helping heal them. He prefers to give shots for every ailment, rather than trusting oral medications, which, in my opinion, makes the patient's immune system less able to fight the problems on...more
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Several of his decisions for treatment left me with on ongoing health problem, after 3 years, I am just now getting to a tolerable state.
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