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Dr. Samit Desai, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small Hackensack, NJ
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Samit Desai, MD

Dr. Samit Desai, MD is an Infectious Disease Internist in Hackensack, NJ. They specialize in Infectious Disease Medicine, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Infectious Disease. They graduated from RUTGERS UNIVERSITY / CAMDEN CAMPUS and is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Desai, completed a residency at UMDNJ - University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Desai an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Desai works at Practice in Hackensack, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) 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

  1. 1
    Travelcare P.A.
    20 Prospect Ave Ste 507, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 996-2000

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  • Hackensack University Medical Center

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Bacterial Sepsis
Syphilis Infections
Acute Kidney Infection
Brain Abscess
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Cellulitis
Chlamydia Infections
Cryptococcosis
Dysentery
Endocarditis
Foot Infection
Gas Gangrene
Gastritis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Histoplasmosis
Infective Arthritis
Infective Endocarditis
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Neurosyphilis
Ocular Syphilis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Quaternary Syphilis
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Sepsis
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Tuberculosis
Typhoid Fever
Urogenital Candidiasis
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    About Dr. Samit Desai, MD

    Specialties*
    • Infectious Disease Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1730103789
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • UMDNJ - University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • UMDNJ - University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY / CAMDEN CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Samit 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 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), 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.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Desai. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. 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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