Dr. Prakash K. Desai, MD

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Cardiology | Male

Amarillo Heart Group 1901 Port Ln, Amarillo, TX 79106 Get Directions
(806) 358-4596

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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.Read more

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based on 5 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Desai's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (5)
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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 than a partner in my health care. He saved my life more than once and I will be forever thankful for his outstanding care.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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
  • Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Cord Sampling (PUBS)
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Civil Hosp-BJ Med Sch

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Bergen Pines Hospital UMDNJ Nj Med School

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Metro Hospital Ny Med College

    Completed in 1992

    St Elizabeth Hospital Tufts University

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    St.xavier's college, Ahmedabad

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Desai's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Desai

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Desai's 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.