Dr. Annick Desjardins, MD

Dr. Annick Desjardins, MD

Neuro-Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Annick Desjardins, MD is a neuro-oncology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from University Of Sherbrooke in 1998 and specializes in neuro-oncology.

20 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desjardins My primary focus is patient care and clinical research. My clinical research focuses on providing innovative and aggressive therapies to adults with primary brain tumors. I always keep the patient's quality of life foremost in my practice. I completed my residency in adult neurology at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec. I finished a two-year fellowship in neuro-oncology at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. Upon completion of my fellowship in 2005 I joined the Center as faculty. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.


  • Neuro-Oncology

Board Certifications

Dr. Desjardins does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated


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  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • University Of Sherbrooke
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Sherbrooke University Hospital Centre
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Desjardins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desjardins to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Desjardins' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Rimouski, QC
Bravo Annick, pour vos recherches qui donnent des résultats surprenant dans le monde pour le cancer du cerveau. Une petite fille native du Bic au Québec, Canada, devient une médecin de réputé mondiale. Pierre Harrisson de Rimouski, Québec Canada.
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in Raleigh, NC
Dr Desjardins and her team (especially nurse Rosemary) at Duke are fantastic. She treats her patients with compassionate care and always remains positive while presenting all the facts. She has been treating my moms brain tumor for the last 4 months and I truly believe my mom is in the best care...more
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in Raleigh, NC
First they performed a horrible surgery, now an oncologist that doesn't answer my questions and is extremely rude?
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in Greenville, NC
Dr. Desjardins introduced her self with confidence and was very well prepared to meet with me. I felt that every moment we met was well used and that she had fully educated herself on my case. She was very forth coming and friendly. For our initial visit she had reviewed my case thouroughly and was...more
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