Dr. Komal Desai, MD

Dr. Komal Desai, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Komal Desai, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Kansas City, MO. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

4320 Wornall Rd

Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • 36 More

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Umkc Sch Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med College Of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Mo Ks City School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ks School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Desai's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Leawood |
I really appreciate Dr. Desai. She is kind, friendly and explains things plainly for me. I know she is an excellent doctor, extremely skilled and knowledgeable, and has helped me with my vision.
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AWESOME EXAM!! The office staff were friendly and I was called in within 10 minutes after checking in. Dr. Desai's assistant was pleasant and professional and Dr. Desai was easy to talk to and had reviewed my medical chart which was great. She was patient in explaining not just my treatment but...more
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Thank you so much for such a positive review! It is greatly appreciated!
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Kansas City, MO |
I received a very thorough eye exam from Dr. Desai and it was obvious that she was very knowledgeable and experienced. She seemed to care about my well being as a patient and gave me good advice on how I could improve my health and lifestyle. I would strongly recommend her!
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Kansas City, MO |
I would not refer since she does not really focus on you or ask many pertinent questions. She was in and out of many rooms In between. She also didn't ask if I had any questions. It seemed more like she wanted to get me out of there and I had never seen an opthalmologist before so I had many...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desai accepts 45 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Care Network
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HealthChoice
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • National Provider Network
  • Planvista
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Pyramid Life
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Sterling
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Truman Medical Center Lakewood
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO 64139
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