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Dr. Sheetal Desai, MD

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21 years of experience

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Dr. Sheetal Desai, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Orange, CA. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Rheumatology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO and is affiliated with UCI Medical Center.

Dr. Desai works at VALID ONLY FOR CA STATE EMPLOYEE in Orange, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, Fibromyalgia and Raynaud's Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    University of California Irvine
    333 City Blvd W Ste 400, Orange, CA 92868 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 456-6745

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  • UCI Medical Center

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    About Dr. Sheetal Desai, MD

    Specialties
    • Rheumatology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699966861
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Rheumatology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Desai has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Desai works at VALID ONLY FOR CA STATE EMPLOYEE in Orange, CA. View the full address on Dr. Desai’s profile.

    Dr. Desai has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, Fibromyalgia and Raynaud's Disease, 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.

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