Dr. Sarika Desai, DO

Dr. Sarika Desai, DO

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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

20033 N 19th Ave Ste 101

Phoenix, AZ 85027

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Pericardial Disease more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

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
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Echocardiography
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
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Listen to your patient and treat every patient like your family member. 

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

  • Lac & Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
  • Lac & Usc Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
  • 2008
    Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School
    2008
  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

4.8

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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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Choice Plus POS
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