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Rajen U Desai, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Morristown, NJ

Quick Facts

  • ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
  • 4.9  
     
  • 13 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
  • SPEAKS Spanish, English
  • Northwestern University
  • 15 COMMENTS
  • 5 AWARDS
  • 1 SPECIALTIES
  • 13 EXPERTISE
  • 1 BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • 5 Location

About Dr. Rajen U Desai MD

Dr. Rajen U Desai, MD is a doctor primarily located in Toms River, NJ, with other offices in Toms River, NJ and East Brunswick, NJ( and 3 other locations). They have 13 years of experience. Their specialties include Ophthalmology. They speak Spanish, English.

Dr. Desai has received 5 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor AwardCompassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice 5th Anniversary AwardCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

Locations

Dr. Rajen U Desai has 5 locations

Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare 21 Perry St Morristown, NJ 07960
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Witlin Center For Advanced Eye Care 886 Commons Way Bldg H Toms River, NJ 08755
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare 385 State Route 18 Ste H East Brunswick, NJ 08816
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Santamaria Eye Center 104 Market St Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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Witlin Center For Advanced Eyecare 21 Perry St Ste 2 Morristown, NJ 07960

Specialties

Dr. Rajen U Desai has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
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

Awards

5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

Education

13 Years Experience

Education
Northwestern University

Residency

Education
Stanford University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2008

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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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