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Dr. Kumar Desai, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.1 (72)
Map Pin Small Thousand Oaks, CA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kumar Desai, MD

Dr. Kumar Desai, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Creighton University and is affiliated with Los Robles Regional Medical Center. Dr. Desai, completed a residency at Montefiore Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Desai an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Desai works at Dr. Kumar Desai - MD in Thousand Oaks, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Abdominal Pain, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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

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    Dr. Kumar Desai - MD
    227 W Janss Rd Ste 315, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 449-4278

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  • Los Robles Regional Medical Center

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Abdominal Pain
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Constipation
Barrett's Esophagus
Dysphagia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Colorectal Polyp
Diarrhea
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Nausea
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Unexplained Weight Loss
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Acute Gastritis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Bile Duct Obstruction
Chronic Gastritis
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Vomiting Disorders
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Cancer
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Cholangitis
Cirrhosis
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Ileus
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Anoscopy
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Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy
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Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Scan
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
Pancreatic Biopsy
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Therapeutic Endoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Kumar Desai, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1841495728
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Nebraska|University of Texas Southwestern - Parkland Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Montefiore Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Montefiore Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Creighton University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. Kumar 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 indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Desai works at Dr. Kumar Desai - MD in Thousand Oaks, CA. View the full address on Dr. Desai’s profile.

    Dr. Desai has seen patients for Abdominal Pain, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Constipation, 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.

    72 patients have reviewed Dr. Desai. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. 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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