Vardhini Desikan, MB

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Pediatric Endocrinology | Female

Vardhini Desikan, MB
Specialties: Primary Specialty: Pediatrics Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics Endocrinology Medical Education: 1989 – 1995 Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery – MBBS Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Madras University, Madras, INDIA Post Graduate 1998 – 2001 Masters in Public Health – New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY Pediatric Residency: 2001 – 2004 New York Medical College–Metropolitan Hospital Program, New York, NY. Fellowship: 2005 – 2008 State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook; Stony Brook, NY – Pediatric Endocrinology Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology Affiliations: Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Valhalla, NY. Phelps Memorial Hospital, Sleepy Hollow, NY. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

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Vardhini Desikan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    POOR
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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    Vardhini Desikan says...

    Specialties: Primary Specialty: Pediatrics Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics Endocrinology

    Medical Education: 1989 – 1995 Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery – MBBS Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Madras University, Madras, INDIA Post Graduate 1998 – 2001 Masters in Public Health – New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY Pediatric Residency: 2001 – 2004   New York Medical College–Metropolitan Hospital Program, New York, NY. Fellowship: 2005 – 2008 State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook; Stony Brook, NY –  Pediatric Endocrinology

    Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology

    Affiliations: Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Valhalla, NY. Phelps Memorial Hospital, Sleepy Hollow, NY. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

    Vardhini Desikan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pediatric Endocrinology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Breast Diseases
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Goiter
    • Growth Hormone Deficiency
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Overweight
    • Pediatric Obesity
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Precocious Puberty
    • Short Stature
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Cyst
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroiditis
    • Turner Syndrome

    Education

    • Medical School
      Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute, Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute
    • Residency Hospital
      New York Medical College

      Completed in 2004

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Stony Brook University Hospital

      Completed in 2008

    • Undergraduate School
      Madras Medical College

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Tamil

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Endocrinology

    Procedures Performed

    • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
    • Endocrine Surgical Procedure