Dr. Sheetal Desai, DPT

Physical TherapyFemaleAge 52

Dr. Desai
Accepting new patients

Marc J Meltzer MD

3 School St Ste 204 Glen Cove, NY 11542

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(516) 567-6312

Dr. Sheetal Desai, DPT is a Physical Therapist in Glen Cove, NY and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine medical school in 2005. She is affiliated with Nassau University Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Balance Disorders
  • Balance Testing
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Declining Functioning
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation
  • Electrical Nerve Stimulation
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Analysis
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Loss of Balance
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Soft Tissue Disorders
  • Sprain
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Torticollis
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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(516) 567-6312

Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

1199SEIU
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Affinity Health Plan
American Specialty Health
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Security
Blue Care Security HMO
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Solutions HMO
Blue Traditional
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Alliance Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan POS
Group Employees PPO
MIChild
Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
Cigna
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna Healthcare of Georgia
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Open Access POS
Select Network HMO
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Cigna-HealthSpring
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
GHI Health Plan Northern New Jersey HMO-High
GHI Health Plan Northern New Jersey HMO-Standard
Health First Health Plans
Health First Health Plans HMO
HealthCare Partners
HealthCare Partners PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthFirst HMO
HealthFirst PPO
Neighborhood Health Providers
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
HIP Health Plan of New York
Greater New York City Area Including Long Island and Surrounding Counties HMO-High
Greater New York City Area Including Long Island and Surrounding Counties HMO-Standard
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan Admar PPO
MultiPlan Formost PPO
MultiPlan PPO
MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
PHCS Network EPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS Open Access PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
MVP Health Care
Oscar Insurance Corporation
Oxford Health Plans
Commercial HMO
Freedom Plan
Freedom Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
Oxford Health Plans POS
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
AHCCCS Medicaid IPA
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Empire Plan
Medicare Advantage HMO
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options EPO
Options PPO
PacifiCare
Worker's Compensation WC
US Health and Life Insurance Company
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Desai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Desai

5.0

Based on 28 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Dr Desai is an amazing therapist with great human being. Excellent staff in Hicksville office . Everyone is very polite and caring. Perfect place to go for treatment. Sak from east meadow
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Sep 19, 2019
Excellent and friendly staff. Always helpful makes you feel like you are important. Highly recommended Jose
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Jose Jacob – Sep 18, 2019
Very nice office and friendly staff.
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Sep 18, 2019
Very nice therapist with amazing staff members.I definitely recommend them if you are looking for nice,clean environment with best service.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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SM in NY – Nov 10, 2018
Dr. Sheetal Desai is a beautiful person inside out...her kindness and passion for her work shows on her face.. Her staff is great helpful and encouraging... Always get positive vibes when I visit her office..
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Rab in queens, NY – Jun 19, 2018
I recommend Dr Desai as she is very nice and we are happy with the therapy for helping my son feel better and back to sports
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Graciela in GLEN COVE – Feb 24, 2018
Dr. Sheetal and her staff are wonderful, especially Jigisha and Poonam. They make sure you are comfortable and get the best care possible. I would highly recommend using them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Craig Castronovo in GLEN COVE – Feb 06, 2018
My experience with Dr. Desai and staff has always been amazing. They show professionalism and easy get in touch with. They treat their patients like family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Elita M. in Huntington, NY – Jan 31, 2018
I’ve been coming to dr Desai for years -she is a godsend ! I send anyone who needs Pt to her ,including my friends and husband . Wonderful and caring doctor !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Tamara in Roslyn ,ny – Oct 25, 2017
Excellant - Great atmosphere - weekly appointment - always feel better when I leave
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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JACK DRAGONE in bAYSIDE, NY – May 11, 2017
The best PT place in long island ,excellent staff,warm loving caring and welcoming Dr Desai is amazing ! Wonderful experience every visit...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Vasthti in Melville, NY – Mar 25, 2017
Dr. Sheetal Desai Is awsome awsome awsome! I had surgery on my foot , so my doctor Prescribed physical therapy. After going to a few that just didn't cut out for me, I came across Dr. Sheetal Desai and I recommend her to anyone that is in need of a physical therapist. She is truly sweet and knows her job well! Thank you Dr. Sheetal Desai!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Talita in Brooklyn, NY – Feb 25, 2017
Dr. Desai is such a caring physical therapist. She and her caring team will give you the best treatment, and you'll leave feeling like a million bucks. I recommend Dr.Desai to everyone who needs an great therapist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Nikki Gill in Hicksville, NY – Jan 10, 2017
This was a very wonderful experience! Everyone was extremely attentive, professional, and friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Desai and her staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Lori K in Syosset, NY – Dec 17, 2016
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Dr. Desai has been incredible in my knee rehabilitation, she is a professional in what she does and her staff is so kind and polite. If you ever need physical therapy go to Dr. Desai I highly recommend her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Edwin alas in Yonkers, NY – Oct 26, 2016
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i am very satisfied with Dr DESAI and her staff,my knee is completely healed! if you are looking for physical therapist i would highly recommend her 100%
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Horacio in plainview,NY – Sep 26, 2016
i always feel welcome , cared and concerned. nothing can be better than here for services.always concerned about your pain and relief. perfect place to get treated for your pain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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s parikh in Muttontown,NY – Jul 16, 2016
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Dr. Desai has helped me tremendously with my foot. I swear I wouldn't be walking if it weren't for her. She's incredible. And the staff here are all professional, polite and caring - it's very welcoming. The office in Hicksville has individual rooms for each patient so I enjoy the privacy. I highly recommend her to everyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Suzy in East Meadow, NY – Jun 21, 2016
Thanks for your confidence in our services,your...Read More
Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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G S in Hicksville ny – Jun 18, 2016
Thanks for your confidence in our services,your...Read More

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About Me

Care Philosophy

We take pride in our caring and compassion intention to heal Philosophy. We bring caring home!! In addition to our two convinient locations we also provide...Read more

Biography

As a physical therapist I believe in care with compassion and individual and personalized treatment plan, we treat various ailments and treat all ages...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Neurology
  • Physical Therapy (Physical Therapy Assistant)
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Sports Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine
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Education

2005
Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medical School
1991
All India Institute Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Residency Hospital
1991
All India Institute Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Bombay India
Medical School
1990
Ssg Hosp & Med Coll
Internship Hospital
1989
SSG Hosp MS University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Sheetal Desai, DPT's top areas of care?

Dr. Desai frequently treats Adult Scoliosis, Ankle Fracture, and Ankle Injury. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

Where is Dr. Sheetal Desai, DPT's office located?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 3 School St Ste 204, Glen Cove, NY 11542. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Sheetal Desai, DPT speak?

Dr. Desai speaks Punjabi, Urdu, and Gujarati. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Desai has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Marc J Meltzer MD

Dynamic Physical Therapy & Rehab Services PC3 School St Ste 204 Glen Cove, NY 11542
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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Nassau University Medical Center

East Meadow, NY

55% Patient Experience Rating, 14% lower than the national average