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About Dr. Shashank S Desai

Dr. Shashank S Desai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Falls Church, VA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Desai has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shashank S Desai is Excellent. Dr. Shashank S Desai has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shashank S Desai is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Inova Fairfax Hospital

3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Specialties

Dr. Shashank S Desai has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart Failure
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Heart Attack
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Block
  • Blood Clot
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Heart Diseases

Reviews

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thi is the man

promt ,efficent, and a super nice person

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Five Stars

He is such great Doctor, lately you seen Doctors in and out of the rooms in a minute, but spends the time, give you explanations and answers questions. I very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

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Five Stars

He is such a good doctor -- knows his stuff and a caring bedside manner.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011)

    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 (2011)

    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.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shashank S Desai accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna Innovation Health
    • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA

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