Dr. Parul Desai, MD

Dr. Parul Desai, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Parul Desai, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Edinburg, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Government Medical College Surat, South Gujrat University in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2609 W Trenton Rd

Edinburg, TX 78539

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Desai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Endophthalmitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Desai does not have any board certifications listed.

84  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Government Medical College Surat, South Gujrat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Desai has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After going to another eye specialist because my high pressure was very high and supposedly he had it under control but didn't I was referred to Dr Desai she made diagnose the problem correctly and came up with a plan of action plan that I believe saved my vision in my right eye after several...more
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I wish I could leave zero stars for this doctor. From start to finish I was there for over two hours for her to spend five minutes with my son. She did her exam and told us to relax that she didn't see anything that she considered urgent. As for the initial concerns we went in with she said...more
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The average wait in my practice is 1 hour. Because of my specialty, Retina Ophthalmology, many times I need to see emergencies. My patients sometime required additional testing to properly address their medical condition, those tests are done on the same day. This delays the waiting time for all other patients. In some cases the conditions of my patients are not related to my specialty and it is at that time that the patient is referred back to their primary healthcare provider.

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