Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

Dr. Vikas Desai, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Desai

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Desai's Experience

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."
Read Less

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."

3  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Desai does not have any board certifications listed.

172  Conditions Treated

Read Less

36  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
Read Less

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.


  • 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

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Desai does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Desai and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai


Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Desai?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Desai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Vikas Desai, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Would not recommend. Not the friendliest individual and not personable. If you want genuine care, looking elsewhere may be best.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vikas Desai, MD?
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vikas Desai, MD?
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option4
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vikas Desai, MD?
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!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vikas Desai, MD?
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vikas Desai, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Desai?