Dr. Sarika Desai, DO

Dr. Sarika Desai, DO

Cardiology  ·  
Dr. Sarika Desai, DO is a cardiology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from WESTERN U HLT SCI COL OSTEO MED OF THE PACIFIC in 2008 and specializes in cardiology, preventive cardiology, and more.Read her story

20045 N 19th Ave Ste 165

Phoenix, AZ 85027

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 87% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Desai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "As a non-invasive, preventative cardiologist, my focus is particularly on identifying risk factors early among individuals who may be at risk of developing heart disease. I work very hard on a daily basis to keep patients healthy and listen to my patients' individual needs and concerns. I treat all types of general cardiology cases and have a special interest in treating patients diagnosed with POTS syndrome. I was awarded Cardiologist of the Year in May 2017 by the American College of Cardiology Arizona Chapter. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Listen to your patient and treat every patient like your family member. "

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Familial Dysautonomia
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • LAC & USC Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • LAC & USC Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
42 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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
Dr. Desai Says:

Thank you to my wonderful patients who have posted such humbling and wonderful comments! 


Patient Comments (36)

The quality of my life has been significantly improved after seeing Dr. Desai. I have never had a specialist (I’ve seen A LOT) have so much compassion for the desperation I was experiencing. For the first time in my long journey of specialists who dismissed me, I felt like I had a doctor on my...more
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Desai is fantastic. She takes time to listen and explain matters. She is not a believer in "pill pushing" , preferring to focus on alternate preventive methods-- as long as such methods are effective. Dr. Desai is knowledgeable and just as importantly, truly cares about her patients. I...more
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Great doctor ....very friendly...listens and explains in plain terms what needs to be done. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Desai was BY FAR the best doctor I've seen through out my journey to find out why i was feeling the way that i am. She is truly a brilliant doctor and made my appointment better than was expected. She made sure to explain everything in detail and inn a way that i could understand what was going...more
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Very impressed with her thoroughness, knowledge and approach! She is highly energetic and her enthusiasm is very encouraging!
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