Dr. Palak Desai, MD

Dr. Palak Desai, MD

Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 37

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Dr. Palak Desai, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Desai has more experience with Renal Neoplasms & Resection than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago and AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

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AMITA Health Medical Group Hematology Oncology Chicago

AMITA Health Medical Group Hematology Oncology Chicago331 W Surf St Ste 1300 Chicago, IL 60657
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Dr. Desai is affiliated with AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago Chicago, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Low Wait Times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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I firmly believe Dr Desai provides quality care. He is very informative with my treatment and demonstrates compassion. I would highly recommend Dr Desai.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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This is the best Dr. I've ever been to. He's smart and totally trust him! I left there in a better mood then I had coming in.
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Desai

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Desai treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Desai treats other conditions, please contact the office at (877) 596-7410.

Renal Neoplasms & Resection

Renal oncology focuses on the management and treatment of kidney cancer through surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy.Compare with other Renal Neoplasms & Resection specialists.

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Evaluation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vulvar Cancer

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Palak Desai, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Desai has more experience with Renal Neoplasms & Resection than other specialists...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Palak Desai, MD?

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Is Dr. Palak Desai, MD accepting new patients?

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

Dr. Desai frequently treats Renal Neoplasms & Resection. See all practice areas where Dr. Desai specializes.

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

Dr. Desai's office is located at 331 W Surf St Ste 1300, Chicago, IL 60657. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago

Chicago, IL

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago

Chicago, IL

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)