Dr. Rajen U Desai, MD - Reviews

Ophthalmology East Brunswick, NJ

About Dr. Rajen U Desai MD

Dr. Rajen U Desai, MD is a doctor primarily located in East Brunswick, NJ, with other offices in Toms River, NJ and East Brunswick, NJ( and 2 other locations). Their specialties include Ophthalmology. They speak English, Spanish.

Dr. Desai has received 3 awards.


Dr. Rajen U Desai has 4 locations

Get Directions Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare
385 State Route 18 Ste H
East Brunswick , NJ 08816
Get Directions Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare
886 Commons Way Bldg H
Toms River , NJ 08755
Get Directions Mid Atlantic Orthopedics
557 Cranbury Rd Ste 10
East Brunswick , NJ 08816
Get Directions Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare
21 Perry St
Morristown , NJ 07960


Dr. Rajen U Desai has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Rajen U Desai has the following 13 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Eye Pain
  • Vision Issues
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery (Trabeculectomy)
  • Neovascular Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


Northwestern University


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More about Dr. Rajen U Desai

Rajen Desai MD graduated from Stanford University, Phi Beta Kappa in Biological Sciences, and received his medical degree from the Stanford School of Medicine. He completed ophthalmology residency, chief residency, and glaucoma surgery fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Desai has produced over 40 peer-reviewed publications and presentations nationally. He specializes in bladeless laser-assisted cataract surgery, and treatments for glaucoma including laser iridotomy, laser trabeculoplasty, trabeculectomy, tube shunt implantation, and repairing complications from glaucoma surgery. Multiple physicians and nurses have trusted him to operate on their own and their parents' eyes. Interviewed by Reuters News, he has been awarded the Best Teacher of Medical Students Award twice and the Society of Heed Fellows Award, one of only 5 honorees chosen across the country each year. Dr. Desai is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Society of Heed Fellows.

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