Dr. Vijaya S Desai MD Pediatrician

Dr. Vijaya Desai is a pediatrician in Jersey City, New Jersey. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Baroda Medical College and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Desai accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 30 doctors at Christ Hospital and one of 25 at Hoboken University Medical Center who specialize in Pediatrics. She also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu and Gujarati.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Jersey City Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1978 - 1980

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1977

Baroda Medical College
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatrics

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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