Dr. Sanjay Desai, MD

Dr. Sanjay Desai, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(48)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sanjay Desai, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

7650 E Parham Rd Ste 100

Richmond, VA 23294

Contact Information

(804) 288-3136

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
4.4
based on 48 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

in Glen Allen, VA |
When I knew I needed hand surgery, I spoke with at least a dozen friends who all used and recommended Dr. Desai. What a wonderful experience! I have been a patient with Ortho Va for years but this was my first time dealing with my hand. I was anxious about it. But Dr. Desai took his time explaining...more
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Jane - Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write such a kind comment. Please know that I will share this with the team here. I wish you all the best in the future. Best, Sarah
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in Richmond, VA |
I will gladly recommend Dr. Desai to my family and friends. Dr. Desai is very professional and he made me feel relaxed and comfortable. He is very knowledgeable and down to earth. Talking to Dr. Desai was like talking to my best friend. He gave me cortizone injections in both wrists and I haven't...more
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Joyce - Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind message! I will be sure to pass along to everyone here. All the best, Sarah
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in Urbanna Va |
The most professional, knowledgeable, fantastic surgeon!
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Thank you for the kind words, Susan!
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in Kilmarnock, VA |
Dr. Desai has operated on both of my hands - left hand carpel tunnel and right hand basil joint arthroplasty, both having awesome results. The right thumb was so bad I couldn't use a stapler and throbbed at night. HE FIXED IT! He told me to expect three months for a full recovery, but I was...more
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Wow, thank you for such a kind message and words. I will be sure to pass along to everyone here.
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in Richmond, VA |
This is the greatest hand doctor I have know. My hands are better then before I started having problems with them. He and his staff are awesome people who really care about you.
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Thank you for sharing your experience! I will be sure to pass along to the team here! Warm regards, Sarah
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desai accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Memorial Regional Medical Center
8260 Atlee Rd
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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