Dr. Ulka Desai, MD

Dr. Ulka Desai, MD

Nephrology •  Female • Age 37

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Ulka Desai, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Desai has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Houston Northwest Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.


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Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation Associates

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Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation Associates1415 La Concha Ln Houston, TX 77054
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Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplantation Associates

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The Kidney Institute1700 ROMANO PARK LN Houston, TX 77090
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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She is very thoughtful and a very smart doctor to boot. Definitely feel lucky to have her as my doctor.
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T.M. – May 05, 2020
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Dr. Dasai considers the whole patient. She listens, adjusts meds, and gives advice. The wait time is minimal and her office is pleasant. Great nurses, too.
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JanMarie in Houston, TX – Jul 25, 2016
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First time to consult with Dr. Desai. She took the time to explain things and lay out a plan to address my issues. I will continue to see Dr. Desai...
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Hemodialysis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Hemodialysis more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Biography

Dr. Ulka Desai, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Desai has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Houston Northwest Medical Center and HCA...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Houston Northwest Medical Center

Houston, TX

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

Cypress, TX

HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball

Tomball, TX

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center

Houston, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Houston, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

Houston, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)