Dr. Sapna Desai, MD

Dr. Sapna Desai, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
38 y/o
6 reviews

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Dr. Sapna Desai, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. She is 38 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Desai is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center....See Less

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HAP Insurance

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Care Philosophy

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 and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Desai also completed a fellowship in heart failure and cardiac transplant at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics, in Stanford, California. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and nuclear cardiology.
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Dr. Desai's Experience

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Dr. Desai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular Assist Device

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Texas A&M University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Stanford Univ-Stanford Hosp & Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Healthgrades Rating
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
5
based on 6 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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 Reviews (4)
in Abbeville La |
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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Everyone was very nice.
in Ferriday, LA 71334 |
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.
in New Orleans |
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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Dr. Desai accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • 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 Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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