Dr. Saleem Desai, MD

Dr. Saleem Desai, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Saleem Desai, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Machicado and Desai MD's

18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 303

Northridge, CA 91325
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Peptic Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Peptic Ulcer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Ulcer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gallbladder Diseases
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to assist every patient in achieving optimum health and to maintain wellness.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Boston University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Metrowest Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1990
    Miraj Med College Shivaji University
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

3.4

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(14)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
37.5%
(9)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Desai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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This is a review long time coming. I went to Dr. Desai several years ago after 2 years of discomfort, tests & some ER visits. He knew right away what was wrong with me. No one directed me to a GI and once I saw him, he directed me to tests right away and I was diagnosed the next day. He is...Read More
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RUN AWAY FROM THIS DOCTOR. If you want to stay safe and healthy run away. Worst doctor ever. Because of him, my perfectly healthy father, after a basic endoscopy, ended up in the ICU for 3 week. Because of the carelessness and neglect of dr desai my father got severe aspirated pneumonia and ended...Read More
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Dr.Desai took great care of my husband and brother in law. As a critical care nurse we are able to see how Drs really are personally, in their work, how they deal with sick patients and how they deal with families. Dr. Desai is compassionate about his patients as well as their families. He has a...Read More
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They've hit me with a completely unreasonable $20,000 bill that my insurance wont cover due to Dr Desai's negligence and poor customer service. A little research tells me that the upper endoscopy I received should cost no more than $2500. Dr Desai's Anesthesiologist and place where he performed the...Read More
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Dr. Desai has helped me with all my digestive issues. He carefully listens to you, takes his time and explains everything thoroughly. He is caring, honest and efficient. I would highly recommend him to all my friends. As far as his staff is concerned- they are super nice and attentive. Thank you...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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