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Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

Pediatric Dermatology
3.2 (15)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Nisha Desai, MD is a Pediatric Dermatology Specialist in Skokie, IL. They graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY / MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Evanston Hospital.

Dr. Desai works at Northshore Dermatology - Skokie in Skokie, IL with other offices in Lake Bluff, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Dermatitis, Keloid Scar and Hair Loss along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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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Locations

  1. 1
    Northshore Dermatology - Skokie
    9933 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 663-8060
  2. 2
    North Suburban Medical Associates LLC
    71 Waukegan Rd Ste 700, Lake Bluff, IL 60044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 433-2620

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Evanston Hospital

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    3.2
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    Sep 06, 2020
    I have been using Dr Desai for a number of years and she has done a great job treating my eczema and my actinic Keratoses. She is very competent, professional, a good listener and makes great suggestions.
    — Sep 06, 2020
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    About Dr. Nisha Desai, MD

    Specialties
    • Pediatric Dermatology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1285895003
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY / MEDICAL CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pediatric Dermatology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Nisha 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 Dermatitis, Keloid Scar and Hair Loss, 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.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Desai. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Desai.

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