Dr. Dhiroobhai Desai, MD

Dr. Dhiroobhai Desai, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Dhiroobhai Desai, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scarborough, ME and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

49 Spring St

Scarborough, ME 04074

Contact Information

(207) 885-0011

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dhiroobhai Desai, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scarborough, ME and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital
  • 1989
    Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1989

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Desai was patient and professional. He didn't treat us with the utmost respect and even kept my very young daughter smiling. He offered treatment options without being pushy or forceful and was kind enough to actually take the time to provide my wife, a nurse, the details as I was in too much...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Mercy Hospital

Portland, ME