Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Arizona Department of Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Tucson, AZ USA

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

women's health urgent care msk/sports medicine weight loss ___ telemedicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/26/2020, Dr. Desai has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

64 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Love my Doctor. She couldn't be better.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Desai is a very knowledgeable, caring, doctor. She is a wonderful asset to Medina Hospital & Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Dr Desai was booked out really far, and so were all the other doctors nearby. Hire more people please :)

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Dr Desai and her team were amazing!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

I liked service I received on. my visit to Dr. Desai.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr Desai is a wonderful doctor. I really feel like she listens to you.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

have already recommended her to many. she is an excellent caring doctor and I feel very comfortable that she has my best in mind at alltimes. she is wonderful to work with on my health and wellness

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Dr. Desai is very caring for all her patients and listen the questions with very patience and answer very well. My family is very happy for getting the appointment with Desai and get treated.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Desai is a very good Doctor. She always gives me the time I need and is very thorough and helpful!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr Desai was excellent in providing my health care needs

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

I was extremely pleased with Dr. Desai and want to make her my primary doctor. She understood that I do not like coming to doctors or hospitals. She was very understanding and put me at ease immediately. Dr. Desai has a great personality and attitude. I was very comfortable with her right from the start. That says a lot coming from me.

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

I was pleased with Dr. Desai's professionalism and her willingness to listen to a long explanation of my current situation. I was also very appreciative of her assuming a sense of urgency about my situation and the need for me to get some answers before I left for an extended overseas assignment.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

annual physical. Dr. Desai was very informative. Had blood tests done after appontment with her. waiting for her response about results.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2019

Dr. Desai is a wonderful physician. I've worked in healthcare for 30 years and have known scores of doctors; she is at the top of the profession in terms of her skills and personality. she is caring, compassionate, encouraging, and proficient. I've not had a better PCP and I've had many as I moved around the US many times for my work.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

I am always satisfied with my visits to dr, desie,She is very professional when I am there,She never rushes me, and answers all questions I might have, I am ver happy to call her my Doctor,

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