Dr. Chirag Desai, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 47

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Chirag Desai, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE in 2002. He is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Chirag Desai, MD
8823 San Jose Blvd Ste 303 Jacksonville, FL 32217
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(904) 379-0802
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.3

Based on 3 ratings

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Dr Desai is not who he portrays himself to be. He saw my son for over a year and on each visit it became apparent that he was more focused on getting paid for his jibber jabbish than anything else. Do not let him fool you with his "calm" demeanor.
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Dr. Desai is the first Psychiatrist who has spent any time alone with my daughter to talk to her without me. He has been excellent with getting my daughter’s buy in to her medications and didn’t make her feel bad for stopping and starting them. He listens to her concerns about the medication and has helped find one that meets her needs and alleviates some of her concerns about them. In short, he has been a huge part in my daughter’s improving mental health.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Chirag Desai, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Chirag Desai, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Chirag Desai, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Desai's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Chirag Desai, MD treat?

Dr. Desai frequently treats the following conditions: ADHD and-or ADD, Adjustment Disorder , and Anxiety. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Chirag Desai, MD's office address?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 8823 San Jose Blvd Ste 303, Jacksonville, FL 32217. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Chirag Desai, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Desai provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Chirag Desai, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Chirag Desai, MD is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville.

Is Dr. Chirag Desai, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Chirag Desai, MD holds board certifications in Psychiatry.

How much experience does Dr. Chirag Desai, MD have?

Dr. Desai has over 20 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Chirag Desai, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.3/5 for Dr. Chirag Desai, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Practice

8823 San Jose Blvd Ste 303 Jacksonville, FL 32217
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University of Florida Health Neurology580 W 8th St Jacksonville, FL 32209
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average