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Physiatrist (physical, rehabilitation), Pain Management Specialist

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (25)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mehul Desai is Excellent. Dr. Desai has been reviewed by 92 patients who have provided 25 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 2.9
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mehul Desai, MD, MPH is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Desai graduated from Saba University School Of Medicine, The Bottom. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)


Dr. Desai has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • National Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • George Washington Univ Hospital 
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital 


  • Gujarati

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Additional Information
Dr. Mehul Jagdish Desai MD and MPH is a male Physical Medicine/Rehab Specialist and practices in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Mehul J. Desai practice?
Dr. Mehul Desai has 6 office locations.
Dr. Mehul Desai practices Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine near Washington, DC.
Additional practice locations include: Silver Spring, MD and Minneapolis, MN.
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