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Dr. Saleem A Desai Is this you?

About Dr. Saleem A Desai

Dr. Saleem A Desai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Northridge, CA. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Desai is affiliated with Encino Hospital Medical Center, Northridge Hospital Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Desai has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

36 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Saleem A Desai is Great. Dr. Saleem A Desai has been rated by 36 patients. From those 36 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Saleem A Desai is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Machicado And Desai Mds

18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 303
Northridge, CA 91325
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Specialties

Dr. Saleem A Desai has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Saleem A Desai has the following 11 expertise

  • Hepatitis C
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Nutritional Support
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoids

Dr. Saleem A Desai has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Saleem A Desai is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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One Star

Horrible doctor. Makes it no secret that he's only interested in his fees. Avoid this guy at all costs.

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Wish the Office Staff Was As Good As The Doctor

Dr. Desai is wonderful. Wish the same could be said of the office staff. They are neglectful, issue wrong dates and times for procedures and do not follow up and seldom do what they say they are going to do. Shame on them!

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Excellent Doctor

I went to two different specialist before being referred to Dr. Desai. This was a blessing. Thank you so much Dr. Desai, you saved my life. I recommend you with high respect.

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Five Stars

I was so lucky to meet Dr. Desai....he diagnosed my condition promptly and then referred to me a surgeon at Northridge. Words cannot explain how satisfied I am. Thank you!

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Five Stars

Dr. Desai is not only brilliant but very kind also.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 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

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Saleem A Desai accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • LA Care Health
    • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Machicado And Desai Mds, 18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 303, Northridge, CA
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