Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

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Age 42
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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

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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 conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Diabetes Management
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
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
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Disorders
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chickenpox
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Employment Physical Examination
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Infections
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immigration Physical Examination
Immunization
Impetigo
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Injection
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Obesity Counseling
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
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Runner's Knee
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion Removal
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Weight Loss Management
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

Education

2002
Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Medical School
Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
Undergraduate School
2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

1.9

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
71.05263157894737%
(27)

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This Dr is aweful. Doesn’t speak has an attitude like your a bother to him. I am never going Back!
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Would not recommend. Not the friendliest individual and not personable. If you want genuine care, looking elsewhere may be best.
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Dr Desai is always thorough and friendly. He is always on time and doesn't make me wait. It is easy to get an appointment for the same day. O have been coming to this office for many years., and have no plans to change. I highly recommend him
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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...Read More
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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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Locations

East End Urgent & Primary Care

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Practice

3
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test 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)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
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 Test 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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Southside Hospital

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