Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Nisha Desai, MD is a dermatologist in Skokie, IL. She specializes in dermatology.

9933 Woods Dr Fl 2

Skokie, IL 60077

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Desai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Desai does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 data for Dr. Desai is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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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
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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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 (5)

Did not feel that I rec'd a very thorough full skin exam. Way too quick. Prior Dr who left the area used a light while examining the body and looked very closely in my scalp. Dr Desai was very nice but too rushed. I have a family history of melanoma and will have to keep looking for a good...more
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Dr Desai is extremely courteous, gentle and thorough. She makes direct eye contact and listens intently.
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I have had health issues since birth and seen dozens of doctor's, I consider Dr. Desai one of the most genuine and helpful Doctor's I have worked with. My health has not only improved since I started seeing her but we have come up with a solid plan to keep improving it for years to come. Dr. Desai...more
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I would absolutely not recommend Dr Desai. She was impatient: she did not take time to answer questions. She was unhelpful: she did not respond to my pages - four of them - when I had urgent questions about my pre-schooler's condition. She was ruthless: took a biopsy when it may have been...more
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I am so happy I switched doctors, Dr. Desai was like a breath of fresh air,, she was kind, patient,caring,& seemed very concerned...She was knowledgeable & relatable.. I just met her today, I haven't tried my treatment plan yet but surely looking forward to a positive remedy, TOTALLY unlike my last...more
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