Dr. Diana Desai, MD

Dr. Diana Desai, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
(29)
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Dr. Diana Desai, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2007 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read her story

18300 Katy Fwy # 225

Houston, TX 77094

Contact Information

(713) 795-0770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Malaise and Fatigue
very high
more than 90% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Desai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Desai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Born in the Midwest, Dr. Desai was raised in Houston and attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated from the Plan II Honors program. She subsequently did her medical training at UT-San Antonio and Baylor College of Medicine where during her endocrinology fellowship, she published several papers and book chapters on the topics of diabetes and low testosterone. After completing her training, Dr. Desai worked in a private practice in North Carolina where she had specific interest in thyroid disorders, low testosterone, pituitary disease, diabetes mellitus, and bone/calcium disorders. She is double board certified and an active member of the Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, and Harris County Medical Society. Her husband is a gastroenterologist practicing in Clear Lake. She enjoys spending her free time cooking, gardening, and reading. She is well respected by her colleagues and feels it is important to empower patients with knowledge of their diseases, which she feels leads to a better understanding and better management of their health."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Dr. Desai strives for excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of all hormonal disorders by combining the most recent advances and techniques with a compassionate approach. She specializes in disorders of the endocrine system. She goes to great lengths to care for each and every patient and spend time listening to and addressing all questions and concerns."

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Physical Examination
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Affilliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Affilliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
29 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Desai is amazing. She spends time going over your symptoms and treatment plan without rushing you. She has been a life saver. I have managed to shed weight brought on by pre-diabetes that was impossible for me to lose through her treatment plan. I highly recommend this doctor. She is the best.
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She is extremely attentive, caring and works very closely with me to find the right treatment for my condition. I love being able to send questions on the patient portal. This way of communicating is perfect for me as a busy working mom. She is always prepared to discuss my test results and asks...more
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She is punctual, she spends time with patients and listens to them. I feel confident in her knowledge. She has helped me with my medications. I am doing much better with my diabetes.
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I am 36 year old female and have a number of conditions so I have seen so many doctors over the years, but none compare to her. She is always smiling. She is extremely kind, patient, and actually listens so that she can provide the best care possible. She checked on me between appointments via...more
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