Dr. Sandhya Desai, MD

Dr. Sandhya Desai, MD

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Allergy & Immunology  |  
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42 y/o
(366)

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Sandy Desai, MD is a Physician and Director with Allergy & Asthma Specialists, PC, a group practice with eight locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. She has practiced as a Board Certified Allergist/Clinical Immunologist since 2006.Dr. Desai was voted TOP PHYSICIAN by Suburban Life Magazine Dr. Desai is an attending physician in the Pulmonary and Allergy Department at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Desai began her training with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Michigan and completed her Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Children's Hospital, where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Desai completed a Fellowship program in adult and pediatric Allergy and Clincial Immunology at Northwestern University. Dr. Desai is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Desai is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Associaton and the Philadelphia Allergy Society. Dr. Desai has been involved in numerous research studies and is a published author.

Allergy & Asthma Specialists

234 Mall Blvd Ste 170

King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Postnasal Drip
high
more than 86% of peers
Allergic Reaction
normal
more than 81% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Our general philosophy in our practice of allergy, immunology and asthma is to tailor treatments to the individual. I focus on minimizing therapies to keep individuals and families healthy, while recognizing the impact that lifestyles also play in maximizing health."

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
22

Conditions Treated

  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Desensitization
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Patch Testing

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Michigan Medicial School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Univeristy Of Chicago Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Chicago Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Childrens' Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Chldns Meml Hosp/Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member
  • American College of Allergy, Member
  • Asthma and Immunology, Member
  • Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Associaton, Member
  • Philadelphia Allergy Society, Member

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
4.9
based on 366 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Desai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Norristown, PA |
Absolutely fantastic! So sweet and intelligent. Personally calls and follows up. What a doctor should be these days.
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Dr. Desai accepts 10 insurance carriers
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  • Amerihealth
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
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  • Coventry Health Care
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Doylestown Hospital
595 W State St
Doylestown, PA 18901
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Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
559 W Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19403
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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
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