Pinkal Desai, MD, MPH

Hematology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-2700

Biography

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.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

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Education

2004 B J Medical College

Residency: 2010 Detroit Medical Center

Fellowship: 2013 Providence Hospital Medical Center

Locations

520 East 70th Street Leukemia
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-2700

Fax: (646) 962-0115

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520 East 70th Street Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
New York, NY 10021

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College