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Dr. Deborah Desir, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 64

Dr. Desir

Dr. Deborah Desir, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(203) 281-5910

Dr. Desir accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desir's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteopenia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desir treats Osteopenia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Desir treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desir treats Osteoporosis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Desir treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Raynaud's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desir treats Raynaud's Disease more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Desir treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Desir's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Deborah Desir, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
Yale University New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Yale University
Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
1980

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desir's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desir

2.7

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
35.714285714285715%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(2)
1 Star
42.857142857142854%
(6)

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