Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD

Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseFemaleAge 42

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(646) 586-5928

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Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD is a Pulmonologist in Mineola, NY. Dr. Desouza has more experience with Sleep Apnea, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desouza to book an appointment.

Locations

NYU Langone Pulmonary Associates - Mineola

New Patient?
(646) 586-5928
Winthrop Community Medical Affiliates PC222 Station Plz N Ste 400 Mineola, NY 11501
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NYU Langone Medical Associates--North Babylon

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(646) 586-5928
Kiddsmiles Pllc1476 Deer Park Ave Ste 2 North Babylon, NY 11703
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Desouza is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

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  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Desouza

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Desouza treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Desouza treats other conditions, please contact the office at (516) 663-2834.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Desouza is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Desouza
Similar Providers
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Desouza is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Desouza
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Desouza is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Desouza
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Emphysema
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Desouza's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chickenpox
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Skin
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genital Warts
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Ringworm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scurvy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Desouza accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty

About Me

Biography

As early as elementary school, I developed a love for math and science. I somehow knew very early on that medicine was the career for me. My decision to...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

2010
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|Tufts University
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD?

Call (646) 586-5928 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (516) 663-2834 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Desouza has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Desouza frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Obstructive Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Desouza specializes.

Where is Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD's office located?

Dr. Desouza's office is located at 222 Station Plz N Ste 400, Mineola, NY 11501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Desouza is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital

New York, NY

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

Mineola, NY

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)