Dr. Kirit Desai, MD

Dr. Kirit Desai, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Kirit Desai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

CENTRAL CARDIOLOGY MEDICAL CLINIC, Bakersfield, CA

2901 Sillect Ave Ste 100

Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • One Health
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our doctors are dedicated to treating you as an individual and advancing the research needed to provide a better way of life for you and your loved ones.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
Columbus Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Edgewater Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
St Elizabeth Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
Medical School
1985
1982
1979
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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He is caring and listens to you. Both my husband and I see him. His office is friendly and clean. He makes sure your appoints are made and personally elps schedules procedures. You could not be in better hands. Recommend him highly.
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Dr. Desai diagnosed a serious heart condition I had and quickly referred me to a cardiac surgeon. He continues to provide me with excellent care, and he's very caring and compassionate. I would highly recommend Dr. Desai.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Humana
One Health
Private HealthCare Systems
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA

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