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Dr. Pratik Desai, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Desai

Cary Cardiology

300 Keisler Dr Ste 204 Cary, NC 27518

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Dr. Pratik Desai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Medical College Baroda in 1990 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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(919) 233-0059

Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
Carelink PPO
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
Optimum Choice PPO
Platinum PPO
SouthCare PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
Optima Health
POMCO Group
Pyramid Life
Sierra Choice
Sierra Choice POS
Tricare
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
Golden Rule HMO
Golden Rule POS
Golden Rule PPO
Options POS
Options PPO
UMR
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
Vista Health Plan
Commercial HMO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

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

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Chest Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Thrombolysis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Pratik Desai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Medical College Baroda in 1990 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

2000
West Virginia University School Of Medicine, Charleston Area Medial Center, Camcare Health and Research Institute, Clinical and Research Fellow
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College Of Virginia, Dept Of Cardiology, Interventional Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Medical College Virginia
Residency Hospital
1992
Maimonides Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
Medical College Baroda
Medical School
2000
1999
1998
1992
1992
1990

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.8

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
(33)
4 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
5.555555555555555%
(2)

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Dr. Pratik Desai saved my life in 2013 because of a heart attack and their are no words I can say to thank him enough. He is very caring and a Master at what he does. Thank you so,so much Dr. Desai. See you at next appointment.
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Very professional and personal, caring very thorough. One of the best doctors I ever went to.
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Thorough and straightforward, but always kind and cheerful with my 97 year old mom.
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Questionable practices given that he prescribed a medication where the #1 side effect is a condiditon that sent the patient to the ER twice for.
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He is so kind and caring.I've been going to him since 2008 and can't imagine going to anyone else.
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