Dr. Sapna Desai, MD

Dr. Sapna Desai, MD

Transplant Surgery •  Female • Age 41

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Sapna Desai, MD is a Transplant Surgery Specialist in Covington, LA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Health Center - Hancock. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.


Locations

Ochsner Health Center for Children

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(504) 266-0058
Covington71211 Highway 21 Ste B Covington, LA 70433
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Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center, Heart Transplant1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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She is one of the best cardiologist I have seen, and I have seen a lot before and after my heart transplant. Extremely knowledgeable . And very very careing, I am so lucky to have her on my heart team. You can trust in her anything she recommends it will be for your best. She has literally been in my heart twice??. So will you marry me!
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Phil Mayard in Abbeville La – Feb 19, 2017
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I was heart patient facing end of life due to heart failure. Even so, she and Dr Fitzpatrick worked to provide me the care I needed. I am still alive and doing well because of their help and concern.
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Jerry Sweat in Ferriday, LA 71334 – Oct 05, 2016
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I could remember at my 1st Dr. appointment she ask did I remember talking to her while in the hospital,I reply No cause i didn't it was always so many doctors running in & out i was lost.My mind was was gone & I thought I was too, thought about giving up but my kids means more bt with my talks with her even doe I didn't wanna open u to her I did & I'm glad cause even with my health issues I'm doin better & I'm excited to have a young gorgeous Dr like yourself thank you Dr.Desai for everything
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NaQuita in New Orleans – Jan 27, 2016
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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

About Me

Dr. Sapna Desai specializes in the treatment of advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. She earned her medical degree from Texas A and M University College of Medicine, College Station, Texas, and completed her internal medicine residency...Read more

Specialties

  • Transplant Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Education

Stanford University Hospital and Clinics - Stanford, CA
Fellowship Hospital
Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL
Residency Hospital
Texas A&M University College of Medicine - College Station, TX
Medical School
2005
Rush University Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • English
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Ochsner Health Center - Hancock

Bay Saint Louis, MS

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

Slidell, LA

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Ochsner Saint Anne General Hospital

Raceland, LA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average