Dr. Meghna Desai, MD

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Dr. Desai

Southern Illinois University School of M

315 W Carpenter St Springfield, IL 62702

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(217) 545-5817

Dr. Meghna Desai, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Springfield, IL and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Community Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. Francis Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Neutropenia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Neutropenia more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chronic Autoimmune Neutropenia
  • Chronic Benign Neutropenia
  • Chronic Neutropenia
  • Chronic Severe Neutropenia
  • Cyclic Neutropenia
  • Idiopathic Chronic Severe Neutropenia
  • Idiopathic Neutropenia, Adult
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Anemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Anemia more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, During Pregnancy
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Gastric

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

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    Dr. Desai is very caring and always answers all of my questions. She never makes me feel rushed and always takes her time explaining my treatment plan. I couldn't ask for better care in facing such a serious illness as cancer.
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Meghna Desai, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Springfield, IL and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Mahatma...Read more

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology

    Education

    1997
    Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Desai frequently treats Neutropenia, Anemia, and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

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

    Dr. Desai's office is located at 315 W Carpenter St, Springfield, IL 62702. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dr. Desai has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    Locations

    Southern Illinois University School of M

    Southern Illinois University School of M315 W Carpenter St Springfield, IL 62702
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Community Memorial Hospital

    Staunton, IL

    81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

    HSHS St. Francis Hospital

    Litchfield, IL

    83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

    HSHS St. John's Hospital

    Springfield, IL

    72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

    1 Award Received

    Memorial Medical Center

    Springfield, IL

    75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

    7 Awards Received