Dr. Ria Desai, MD

Dr. Ria Desai, MD

OphthalmologyFemale

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ria Desai, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Chicago, IL. She is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

Locations

Northwestern Medical Group

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(312) 574-3157
Lavin Family Pavilion259 E Erie St Ste 1520 Chicago, IL 60611
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At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
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Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
may treat

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Macular Edema
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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
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Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
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Vitreoretinal Surgery
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Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Macular Edema
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Dr. Desai accepts

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Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Elect Choice
Health Network Option
Limited Benefits Insurance Plan PPO
Managed Choice POS
Medicare Advantage HMO
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Open Access Aetna Select
Open Access Elect Choice
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Peformance Network
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Quality Point-of-Service POS
Savings Plus
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Traditional Choice
Voluntary Group Medical Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
Blue Precision HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Choice Fund Open Access Plus
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Global Health Benefits
GWH Open Access Plus POS
LocalPlus
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access POS
Shared Administration
Cofinity
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
CoventryOne HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois POS
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink HMO
HealthLink PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
HealthSpan Integrated Care
HFN
Community Health Connect
Community Health Connect Elite
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HFN EPO
HFN PPO
HFN-10
HFN-20
HFN-Platinum
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
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HMO Premier HMO
Humana EPO
Humana PPO
National POS
National POS – Open Access POS
National Preferred Open Access
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Medicaid
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PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
Tricare
Prime
Prime Extra
TRICARE Prime Remote
TRICARE Reserve Select
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Choice
Choice Plus
Medicare Advantage
Options PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
United Healthcare PPO
Viant

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ria Desai, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (312) 574-3157, and for other questions, call (312) 908-8152.

Does Dr. Ria Desai, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Desai has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Ria Desai, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Ria Desai, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Desai's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Ria Desai, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Ria Desai, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Desai frequently treats Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Central Serous Chorioretinopathy, and Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

Where is Dr. Ria Desai, MD's office located?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 259 E Erie St Ste 1520, Chicago, IL 60611. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received