Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD

Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Female • Age 41

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Shilpa Desouza, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Mineola, NY. Dr. Desouza has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Nyu Winthrop Hospital. 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 and North Babylon

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(516) 399-1462
Winthrop Community Medical Affiliates PC222 Station Plz N Ste 400 Mineola, NY 11501
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NYU Langone Pulmonary Associates - Mineola and North Babylon222 Station Plz N Ste 400 Mineola, NY 11501
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NYU Langone Pulmonary Associates - Mineola and North Babylon1476 Deer Park Ave Ste 2 North Babylon, NY 11703
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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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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) 663-2004.

Sleep-disordered Breathing

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-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Desouza typically treats 92% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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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 typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Emphysema
Pulmonary Function Test
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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 typically treats 50% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

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Pulmonary Embolism
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Dr. Desouza typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Pulmonary Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pneumonia
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Desouza's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

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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
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
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

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

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

2011
Tufts University
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Nyu Winthrop Hospital

Mineola, NY

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

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)
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