Dr. Alpa Desai, MD

Critical Care MedicineFemaleAge 43

Dr. Desai
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Risk Reductn & Diseas Mgmt Ctr

26 Research Way East Setauket, NY 11733

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(631) 444-0580

Dr. Alpa Desai, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in East Setauket, NY and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Albany Medical College medical school in 2003. She is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Poor is putting it mildly. Terrible experience. Stay away, this ones full of herself. Probably should just be teaching not dealing with patients. Does not collaborate and any suggestion to gets her back up. More concerned with ego than patient wellness.
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  • Long wait times
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alpa Desai, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in East Setauket, NY and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2009
Mt Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
Albany Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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

Dr. Desai frequently treats Wheezing, Shortness of Breath, and Sarcoidosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

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Dr. Desai's office is located at 26 Research Way, East Setauket, NY 11733. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Risk Reductn & Diseas Mgmt Ctr

Risk Reductn & Diseas Mgmt Ctr26 Research Way East Setauket, NY 11733
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook, NY

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

27 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2022)