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Dr. Chetan Desai, MD

Gastroenterology
4.5 (52)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Chetan Desai, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL. They graduated from South Gujarat University - India and is affiliated with HCA Florida Largo Hospital, HCA Florida Northside Hospital, HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, Morton Plant Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital.

Dr. Desai works at Gastro Florida in Saint Petersburg, FL with other offices in Clearwater, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Esophagitis, Reflux Esophagitis and Gastritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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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Locations

  1. 1
    Gastro Florida St. Pete 66th St
    3901 66th St N Ste 201, Saint Petersburg, FL 33709 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 345-5500
  2. 2
    Gastro Florida Clearwater Ft. Harrison
    1300 S Fort Harrison Ave Ste 100, Clearwater, FL 33756 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 447-3100
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Largo Hospital
  • HCA Florida Northside Hospital
  • HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital
  • Morton Plant Hospital
  • St. Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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    4.5
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    Jan 17, 2023
    After suffering with IBS symptoms for nearly 30 years, Dr. Desai took the time to listen and evaluate my situation. I followed his advice and am now nearly symptom free - the bloating and pain, constant trouble with my stools, and brain fog are much improved. I can highly recommend Dr. Desai.
    TSM — Jan 17, 2023
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    About Dr. Chetan Desai, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1982675526
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Affiliate of Albert Einstein Medical School - New York
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Catholic Medical Center Affiliate of Cornell University - New York
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • South Gujarat University - India
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Chetan Desai, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Desai is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Desai has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Desai has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Desai has seen patients for Esophagitis, Reflux Esophagitis and Gastritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Desai on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    52 patients have reviewed Dr. Desai. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Desai.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Desai, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Desai appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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