Dr. Svetang Desai, MD

Dr. Svetang Desai, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
38 y/o
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Dr. Svetang Desai, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 2005 and specializes in gastroenterology, liver disorders, and more.

Gastroenterology Consultants, PA

444 FM 1959 Rd Ste A

Houston, TX 77034
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • American National
  • AvMed
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • John Hancock
  • MedCost

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Desai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Liver Disorders
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desai to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Desai's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My husband had a colonoscopy and Dr. Desai was very attentive and explained everything and answered all of our questions thoroughly. While in recovery, he mentioned a discolored area on my husband's arm and recommended he see a Dermatologist. He was diagnosed with Melanoma (cancer). Because of...more
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Dr. Desai treated my father who is 85 and had multiple complications. During his last hospital stay he had several surgeries, two of which were done by Dr. Desai. He was extremely patient and thoughtful to myself and my father. Never rushed us and took time to explain everything thourougly and...more
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I had a 10:30 appointment. Arriving at 10:26, I was asked to fill out forms that weren't available online. The receptionist then said 'they would call me when ready'. I asked if they were running on time and she said 'he's not in the office yet and won't be for another 40 minutes.' So, she was...more
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Dr Desai and his staff treated me with respect and professionalism. The procedure was very fast and totally out of my past experiences. It did take over a month to hear results if UGI and camera ingestion. I will definitely recommend family and friends to see him. He found what doctors in south...more
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