Dr. Kirit Desai, MD

Dr. Kirit Desai, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Kirit Desai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 33 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
    1985
  • 1982
    Edgewater Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1979
    St Elizabeth Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1977
    Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School
    1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(1)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Desai's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Kirit Desai, MD
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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

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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

Bakersfield, CA

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