Dr. Monika Desai, MD

Dr. Monika Desai, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female

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Dr. Monika Desai, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in New York, NY. She specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center

180 Fort Washington Ave # HP-1-199

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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 conditions and procedures:

  • Ataxia
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
  • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Deformities
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Pain
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Limb Length
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sialorrhea
  • Spastic Gait
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stiffness
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

About Me

Biography

"Monika Desai, MD, FAAPMR is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. She specializes in treating pediatric individuals with physical impairment...

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Jacobi Hosp/Albert Einstein Coll Med
Internship Hospital
St George's Hospital Medical School
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
MagnaCare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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