Dr. Chirag Desai, MD

Dr. Chirag Desai, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Chirag Desai, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 2002 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and more.

622 W 168th St

New York, NY 10032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Value Options

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Desai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bipolar Disorder
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more than 55% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
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more than 42% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
normal
more than 40% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "We are devoted to providing quality comprehensive psychiatric services and delivering excellent high quality health care.  Our team prides itself in our expertise with both the diagnosis and treatment of the occurrence of mental illness and believes that the relationship between health care provider and patient is of the utmost importance.  We take a balanced approach to go beyond symptom relief and help you find ways to revitalize your life so that you can thrive in all of your endeavors.  Our mission is to support the patient reaching their optimal physical and mental health.  We believe in working one-on-one with each patient to provide expert medical treatment, guidance, and care tailored specifically for your health concerns.  Please contact us today to schedule your initial evaluation"

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3  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

12  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

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Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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