Dr. Prakash Desai, MD

Dr. Prakash Desai, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Prakash Desai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Amarillo, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University in 1984 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

1901 Port Ln

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 358-4596

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • 30 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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 Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Atrial Flutter more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Angiography
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Cord Sampling (PUBS)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Angiograms
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Denervation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vein Laser Ablation
Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

About Me

Care Philosophy

Provide exceptionally high quality care in timely fashion, treat patients with patience, respect and dedication. Provide education and tools to patients to fight heart disease. Maintain high quality standards integrity and ethics. Involvement with research helps deliver newer therapies to the patients.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1994
    St Elizabeth Hospital Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Metro Hospital Ny Med College
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Bergen Pines Hospital UMDNJ Nj Med School
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1984
    Civil Hosp-Bj Med Sch
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1984
    Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1978
    St.Xavier's College, Ahmedabad
    Undergraduate School
    1978

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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Dr. Desai is wonderful. I have had a cardiologist since age 8 and Dr. Desai has taken the best care of me. I moved to OKC and have been very very disappointed in the care from the new cardiologist. Dr. Desai always listens to concerns and addresses them with you. He never has treated me as less...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Centene
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Planned Administration Inc
Principal Financial Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
USI Affinity
Wellcare of Georgia
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