Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(33)
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Dr. Vikas Desai, MD is an internal medicine specialist in East Islip, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and specializes in internal medicine, family medicine, and more.Read his story

45 E Main St

East Islip, NY 11730

Contact Information

(631) 581-0737

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • 13 More

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Dr. Desai's Experience

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Dr. Desai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Desai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Vikas Desai, MD, FCCP, is a graduate of Ross University Medical School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University. He trained in internal medicine at the New York University Downtown Hospital and in internal medicine at UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. Dr. Desai has been practicing since 2002, the last eight (8) years at his Family Practice in East Islip, N.Y., as well as at his Farmingville Family Medicine. Dr. Desai's practice specializes in primary care patients as well as urgent care and occupational medicine. Dr. Vikas Desai is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Desai's professional interests include preventative medicine, quality improvement, healthcare systems, and occupational medicine. Outside of his professional interests Dr. Desai is very family oriented and he enjoys spending his free time surrounded by his family and friends. He enjoys keeping active, mainly outdoors and traveling to new places."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Dr. Vikas Desai believes each patient is an individual, a member of a family and a member of a larger community. Each patient requires a varied amount of physical, emotional, psychological, social and spiritual support."
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
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Board Certifications

Dr. Desai does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Syncope
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Diabetes Management
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Immigration Physical Examination
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Weight Loss Management
  • Wellness Examination

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Desai has no awards or honors listed.

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
2.0
based on 33 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (23)

Dr. Desai's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Bay Shore, NY |
There are NO words to describe what an awful Dr he is. This man has no consideration for his patients his attitude is awful he doesn't talk to you, doesn't look at you,and NEVER does he get back to you with results of tests or x-rays. He makes you feel like its a bother to see you, you ask him a...more
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in Farmingville |
Dr. Vikas V. Desai, called my home today to and said he is ashamed and how his staff behaved and gave me his sincere apologies. Now that was very nice of him.. Thank you Dr. Desai!
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Holbrook, NY |
awful!
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Cranford, NJ |
Worst doctor with the worst receptionist WORST
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in Freeport, NY |
No doubt that I have recommended a lot of Patients to Dr. Desai. Am excellent Professional aimed to give his best service to people in need of an old fashion Medical Doctor and not your Insurance company even though like all of us paying our Bills
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Dr. Desai accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
  • 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
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Desai has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795
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Mercy Medical Center
1000 N Village Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
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Southside Hospital
301 E Main St
Bay Shore, NY 11706
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