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About Dr. Apurva Desai

Dr. Apurva Desai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Huntley, IL, with other offices in Elgin, IL and McHenry, IL . He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Desai is affiliated with Advocate Sherman Hospital, Rush Copley Medical Center and The University of Chicago Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Apurva Desai is Great. Dr. Apurva Desai has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Apurva Desai is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Advanced Surgical Care of Northern Illinois

10350 Haligus Rd
Huntley, IL 60142
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Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology Ltd

1710 N Randall Rd
Elgin, IL 60123
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North Shore Oncology-Hematology Associates

4305 W Medical Center Dr
McHenry, IL 60050
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Specialties

Dr. Apurva Desai has the following 4 specialties

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Hematology

    A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
    Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.

  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma

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Reviews

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Very Caring Doctor

Dr. Desai has been my Oncologist for two years now, and I look forward to my follow up blood tests.

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Five Stars

Dr. Desai is a caring and exceptional physician. I trust him.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Desai is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Rush Copley Medical Center
  • The University of Chicago Medicine
  • St Alexius Medical Center
  • Sherman Hospital
  • Provena Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
  • Memorial Medical Center-Woodstock
  • Centegra Hospital - McHenry
  • Alexian Brothers Behavorial Health Hospital
  • Holy Family Medical Center
  • Provena St Joseph Medical Center
  • Centegra Hospital - Woodstock
  • Landmark Medical Center
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • The University Of Chicago Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Apurva Desai accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueCare Direct
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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    Dr. Apurva Desai is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Huntley, IL.