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Dr. Smita Desai, DO

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases ·  Female · Age 52

Dr. Desai

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120

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Dr. Smita Desai, DO is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 1995 and specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, cardiovascular surgery, and more.


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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Desai's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Pulmonary Disease more than 15% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 15% of her peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Surgery
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1995
New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
Medical School
1995

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