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Dr. Mehul Desai, MD

Pain Medicine*
3.8 (25)
Map Pin Small Arlington, VA
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Mehul Desai, MD

Dr. Mehul Desai, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Arlington, VA. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. They graduated from University Of Sint Eustatius Sint Eustatius and is affiliated with The George Washington University Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Desai, completed a residency at GeorgeTown University. Patients rated Dr. Desai an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Desai works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Arlington, VA with other offices in Washington, DC. They frequently treat conditions like Central Pain Syndrome and Spondylitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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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Dr. Desai's Office Locations

  1. 1
    International Spine, Pain & Performance Center
    1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 180, Arlington, VA 22205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 718-4282
    Monday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    International Spine, Pain & Performance Center
    2021 K St NW Ste 615, Washington, DC 20006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (202) 808-8295
  3. 3
    International Spine, Pain & Performance Center
    2141 K St NW Ste 600, Washington, DC 20037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (202) 808-8295

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  • The George Washington University Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

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Central Pain Syndrome
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Celiac Plexus Block

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Central Pain Syndrome
Spondylitis
Celiac Plexus Block
Coccygeal Pain
Sacrum Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lateral Epicondylitis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Migraine
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Morton's Neuroma
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Facet Blocks
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Achilles Tendinitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Cancer Pain
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Elbow Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Intercostal Neuropathy
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lipedema
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Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Pain
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tarlov Cyst
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tenosynovitis
Tension Headache
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
TMJ
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Torticollis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Finger
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash
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Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
Joint Drainage
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stem Cell Therapy
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    3.8
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    About Dr. Mehul Desai, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1114045341
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • GeorgeTown University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Howard University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Sint Eustatius Sint Eustatius
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Mehul 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 has seen patients for Central Pain Syndrome and Spondylitis, 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.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Desai. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Desai.

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