Dr. Minesh Desai, DO

Dr. Minesh Desai, DO

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Age 41
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Dr. Minesh Desai, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and specializes in internal medicine and general medical practice.

225 W 19th St

Houston, TX 77008

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Adult Acne
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Itchy Skin
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Weight Loss
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Minesh Desai, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and specializes in internal medicine and general medical practice.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    2011
  • 1999
    University Of Pennsy
    Undergraduate School
    1999

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I met with Dr Desai to stabilize diabetes treatment.He changed my medication with little explanation, informed me that he was leaving the practice, assured me that we would meet to finalize medications/dosages after labwork was done. This appointment was canceled with no opportunity to reschedule....Read More
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Dr. Desai is amazing. This clinic has had a lot of doctor turnover. Dr. Desai has been there now the longest so I hope he stays!!!!!!
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I'm a doctor and see Dr. Desai for my care. I was referred to him from other medical colleagues. He is indeed the doctor's doctor because many of us go to him for our care. He is thorough and caring. Most people who have a great experience don't bother to leave reviews but I felt compelled to...Read More
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It was not a good experience. He didn't even do my blood work when I visited him with my illness. Found an alternative Dr by myself.
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My experience was poor. I found Dr. Desai to be condescending. My annual physical exam was incomplete: he never listened to my heart or lungs, he did not look into my throat or eyes, he did not ask me about sleep apnea, despite it being listed on my history form.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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