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Languages: English, Hindi

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Amishi Desai, MD is a board-certified hematologist and oncologist, specializing in lung malignancies. Dr. Desai earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from KJ Medical College and Research Center in India. At Winthrop University Hospital, she completed her residency, and also served as Chief Fellow of Hematology and Oncology.

At Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Desai was part of Venous the Thromboembolism Committee, where she was devoted to developing strategies to decrease the length of stay in patients admitted with venous thromboembolism. In addition, she was responsible for instructing Winthrop residents in oncology and hematology.

In 2015, Dr. Desai was awarded first prize in her research concerning venous thromboembolism. In 2016, Dr. Desai was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in hematology and oncology at State University of New York Medical School.

Dr. Desai is skilled in bone marrow aspiration, biopsies, and lumbar puncture. Dr. Desai’s interests and hobbies include spending time with her kids, traveling, and practicing Indian classical dancing (Bharatnatyam).

Credentials:  M.D.
Education & Training
   Residency:    Winthrop University
   Medical School:    KJ Medical College

Eastern Long Island Hospital
Good Samaritan Medical Center
Long Island Community Hospital
Peconic Bay Medical Center
Southampton Hospital
Southside Hospital
University Hospital at Stony Brook

Patient Reviews

  • "Very professional and polite."
      from Gus 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-11)
  • "Dr. Desai and staff are attentive, caring and thorough. I would highly recommend!!!"
      from Mark 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-11)
  • "Went in very nervous they immediately made me feel relaxed from the front desk to the lab professionals. The PA and doctor were very thorough and listened to my concerns"
      from Jannine 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-10)
  • "Dr Desai is very nice. She answered all my questions. She was very positive and made me feel very comfortable."
      from Denise 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-09)
  • "Very efficient, no wait time. Answered all questions"
      from Amy 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-04)
  • "This was my first visit with Dr. Amish Desai. Dr. Torres was on vacation and she was the covering doctor. She was very thorough with her questions relating to my health and how I was feeling. She answered the questions I had completely. She was very polite, caring and knowledgeable to my concerns. I would recommend her for your medical needs. Patricia A Leonhardt"
      from Patricia 5.0 Stars - (2024-04-04)
  • "Very caring and friendly."
      from ED 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-27)
  • "Everyone was so kind and quick to help my husband through his diagnosis of CML. Not only are all the nurses well trained, the doctors are beyond brilliant. Dr.Desai was able to answer all of our questions and help us make the best decision regarding my husbands course of treatment."
      from Kiera 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-21)
  • "Great doctors and attentive staff."
      from Wayne 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-21)
  • "Excellent, vert professional"
      from Frank 5.0 Stars - (2024-03-21)