Dr. Ketan Desai, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 48

Dr. Desai
Accepting new patients

Mercy Clinic Vascular Surgery

625 S New Ballas Rd Ste 7063 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 251-4200

Dr. Ketan Desai, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Hahnemann University medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital St. Louis. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with Mercy Hospital St. Louis Saint Louis, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Peripheral Artery Bypass
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Alliance (Select Network)-MO
Alliance-MO EPO
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.3

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
12.5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (8)
  • Listened & answered questions (7)
  • Staff friendliness (7)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Very knowledgeable and kind. Compassionate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Ketan Desai, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Hahnemann...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Hahnemann University
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Ketan Desai, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Desai frequently treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis, and Peripheral Artery Bypass. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

Where is Dr. Ketan Desai, MD's office located?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 625 S New Ballas Rd Ste 7063, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Mercy Clinic Vascular Surgery

Mercy Clinic Vascular Surgery625 S New Ballas Rd Ste 7063 Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)