Dr. Rikesh Desai, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Westside Medicine 13921 W Grand Ave Ste 502 Surprise, AZ 85374 Get Directions
Dr. Rikesh Desai, MD
Dr. Rikesh Desai, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Surprise, AZ. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Desai is affiliated with Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center.

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Dr. Desai's Care Philosophy

compasionate, excellent family patient care

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

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3.6
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Desai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Surprise, AZ |
I was seen by this doctor once and it was a horible experience. He rushed through my visit. Did not even seem interested in my history then referred me to a different office without even an exam or anything. Not even fit to treat animals.
in Surprise Az |
Not a very good doctor extremely robotic in demeanor, his body language and affect were non existent he has zero charisma. He is very matter of fact, but does not care to listen to his patients. I had to see him because of state achess ins. I was there for an anxiety issue that put in the E.R. But, this dr. First questions both time I saw him was in regards to my heart. when I asked questions on why he treated me this he decided to just kick me out and said he did not want to deal with me. done.
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Dr. Desai's Care Philosophy

compasionate, excellent family patient care

Dr. Desai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical Coll Baroda MS University

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Memorial Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Memorial Medical Center, Penn State's Milton S Hershey Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Sun Health Geriatrics, sun city, AZ

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Rosary High School

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Skin Procedures