Dr. Sameer Desai, MD

Dr. Sameer Desai, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Sameer Desai, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1995 and specializes in medical oncology and hematology.Read his story

75 Veronica Ave Ste 201

Somerset, NJ 08873

Contact Information

(732) 246-4882

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 90% of peers
more than 80% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Desai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Dr. Sameer P. Desai is board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Desai received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. He served his residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. He then completed a fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Desai currently serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees, Middlesex County Medical Society. He is also a Member of the Executive Board, Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Desai speaks English and Gujarati."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "I wanted to specialize in oncology because it is an opportunity to combine state-of-the-art medical care with the empathy and compassion that are central to truly helping people… and that you and your loved ones deserve. Through my 10 years as a cancer specialist, there have been significant changes in oncology, and now I'm able to offer better treatments with fewer side effects. The product of these changes, for me, is the fulfillment that comes with seeing more and more patients cured of their cancer or living longer, higher-quality lives with the people they love."

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was with another oncology practice in E. Brunswick, however it seemed the doctor couldn't get my secondary problems under control. I started to lose faith and trust in him, so I moved on. Fortunately for me, I have a neighbor who was under Dr. Desai's care, and he highly recommended him. I find...more
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At the Somerset office, the front desk staffs esp. the young Caucasian with long hair, is very rude. She lets you wait over 30 minutes to check you in. You can hear her making negative comments about how things / changes at work, chatting a lot instead of working. When she asks for co-pay, she...more
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Caring and concerned. Always calls back - office staff is very helpful and courteous.
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Dr Desai is a skilled doctor and very professional. His staff in Monroe is horrific though! Unprofessional, overbook appointments, take lunch while you are waiting to be checked in for your appointments and then tell you that you have to wait until they are all done eating? Why schedule...more
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He is the best Dr for any type of cancel
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