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Dr. Amita Desai, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology*
5.0 (122)
Map Pin Small Raleigh, NC
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Amita Desai, MD

Dr. Amita Desai, MD is a Breast Surgical Oncology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. They specialize in Breast Surgical Oncology, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from University of cincinnati and is affiliated with Rex Hospital. Dr. Desai, completed a residency at Beaumont Health. Patients rated Dr. Desai an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Desai works at REX Breast Care Specialists in Raleigh, NC with other offices in Cary, NC, Rochester, MN and Royal Oak, MI. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Desai's Office Locations

  1. 1
    REX Breast Care Specialists
    3100 Duraleigh Rd Ste 205, Raleigh, NC 27612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 784-7874
  2. 2
    REX Breast Care Specialists
    300 Ashville Ave Ste 240, Cary, NC 27518 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 784-7874
  3. 3
    North Carolina Heart & Vascular
    4420 Lake Boone Trl, Raleigh, NC 27607 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 784-3100
  4. 4
    Mayo Clinic-rochester
    200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (507) 284-2511
  5. 5
    Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    3601 W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (248) 898-7999

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  • Rex Hospital

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    About Dr. Amita Desai, MD

    Specialties*
    • Breast Surgical Oncology

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    • 14 years of experience
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    • 1821300963
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
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    Residency
    • Beaumont Health
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    Medical Education
    • University of cincinnati
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    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
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