Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Nisha Desai, MD is a dermatologist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from University of Toledo in 2007 and specializes in dermatology.

2330 NW Flanders St Ste 201

Portland, OR 97210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Telogen Effluvium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

61  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Toledo
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • St Louis Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

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
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After seeing 3 other dermatologists for hair loss, I now understand why it takes 3 months to get in to see Dr. Desai. She actually takes the time to listen, will look at prior labs and scalp biopsy, with a critical eye, and shocking will actually take the time to look at my scalp. I can't...more
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Amazing person and dermatologist. She is so personal and actually LISTENS to your concerns. I highly recommended her to anyone looking for someone who is down to earth and extremely bright.
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