Dr. K Desikan, MD

Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 62

Dr. Desikan
Accepting new patients

Batesville Oncology Clinic

1710 Harrison St Batesville, AR 72501

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Dr. K Desikan, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Batesville, AR and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Desikan has more experience with Pancreatic Neoplasms and Blood Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Madras Medical College medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Stone County Medical Center and White River Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desikan to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Desikan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Desikan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Desikan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (870) 262-1750.

Pancreatic Neoplasms

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Pancreatic Neoplasms specialists.

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Pancreatic Cancer
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Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Dr. Desikan is experienced in the area of Blood Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Bleeding Disorders
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Dr. Desikan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Evaluation
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Cigna PPO
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Awesome doctor. Explains things in detail and will sit and discuss with you any fears you may be having. Very personable.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Raman Desikan, MD, Hematology/Medical Oncology treats patients at Batesville Oncology Clinic. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Blood Disorders...Read more


Raman Desikan, MD, Hematology/Medical Oncology treats patients at Batesville Oncology Clinic. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Blood Disorders and Cancer.


  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology


Internship Hospital
Madras Medical College
Medical School


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What are Dr. K Desikan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Desikan frequently treats Pancreatic Neoplasms and Blood Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Desikan specializes.

Where is Dr. K Desikan, MD's office located?

Dr. Desikan's office is located at 1710 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Batesville Oncology Clinic

Batesville Oncology Clinic1710 Harrison St Batesville, AR 72501

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Desikan is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Stone County Medical Center

Mountain View, AR

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

White River Medical Center

Batesville, AR

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

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