Dr. Svetang Vijay Desai MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Svetang Desai is a gastroenterologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 77 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #43 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2009

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2009 - 2012

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Early outcomes of empiric embolization of tumor-related gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with advanced malignancy.
Tandberg, D. J.,Smith, T. P.,Suhocki, P. V.,Pabon-Ramos, W.,Nelson, R. C.,Desai, S.,Branch, S.,Kim, C. Y.

Management of occluded metal stents in malignant biliary obstruction: similar outcomes with second metal stents compared to plastic stents.
Shah, T., Desai, S., Haque, M., Dakik, H., Fisher, D.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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