Pinkal Desai, MD

Pinkal Desai, MD Specialties: Hematology-Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology

Pinkal Desai, MD
Specialties: Hematology-Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
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  • AETNA
  • Affinity
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

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About Pinkal Desai, MD

Pinkal Desai MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. After obtaining her MBBS at Byramjeejeebhoy Medical College in India in 2005, Dr. Desai obtained an MPH at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health.  Following her residency at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, she underwent fellowship training in Hematology-Medical Oncology at Providence Hospital Medical Center, serving as Chief Fellow from 2012-2013.        Dr. Desai was recruited to serve in our Leukemia Program to develop a clinical practice devoted to leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN). She will be developing clinical and translational research protocols and projects in the areas of leukemia, MDS and MPN.Dr. Desai is published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers Prevention and International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics. She is the lead author and co-author on numerous WHI (Women’s Health Initiative) paper proposals and has presented abstracts at national meetings. She is a member of American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and has served on the ASCO University Committee.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

  • Aplastic Anemia

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

  • Leukemia

  • Myelodysplastic Disease

  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

Education

  • Fellowship: Providence Hospital Medical Center
  • Medical School: B J Medical College
  • Residency: Detroit Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology