Dr. Jayant Desai, MD

Dr. Jayant Desai, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jayant Desai, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Jamaica, NY. He is 67 years old.

16521 Hillside Ave

Jamaica, NY 11432

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heterophoria
high
more than 89% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Desai does not have any board certifications listed.

33

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • University Of Mumbai
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Catheterization M C Bklyn Queens Inc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • L Obici Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Desai has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in New York, NY |
I met with Dr. Desai today for an emergency eye visit.. I felt hopeless since every doctor in NYC could not take me even for an emergency. Dr. Desai made sure to fit me in and personally made sure I was ok. The bedside manner was outstanding but most of all his knowledge of everything going on was beyond that. I was so thankful that he accepted me. I will be sending all my family and friends his way because they deserve the best!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desai accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
8900 Van Wyck Expy
Jamaica, NY 11418
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