Dr. Premal Desai, MD

Dr. Premal Desai, MD

Urology  ·  
Dr. Premal Desai, MD is an urology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 2000 and specializes in urology.

8635 W 3rd St Ste 1

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Desai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

48  Conditions Treated


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37  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vasectomy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Union College, NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • General surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Urology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Laparoscopic/ Robotic/ Reconstructive urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Desai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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