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About Dr. Rishi Desai

Dr. Rishi Desai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA. His specialties include Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics and Infectious Disease. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital

725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Specialties

Dr. Rishi Desai has the following 3 specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Rishi Desai has the following 6 expertise

  • Hepatitis C
  • Vaccination
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
  • Immunization
  • Fever
  • Infection

Dr. Rishi Desai has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Rishi Desai is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Rishi Desai accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO

Locations & Directions

Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital, 725 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA
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