Dr. Vinay Natver Desai , MD

Ophthalmology

(301) 315-2198

The Retina Group Of Washington
600 Jefferson Plz Ste 320
Rockville, MD 20852

Overview

The state of Pennsylvania provided the backdrop for Dr. Desai’s early educational experiences; he received his Bachelor of Science degree (with high distinction) from Pennsylvania State University and went on to earn a Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His training continued with a residency in Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Desai is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and holds licenses in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He is a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Washington National Eye Center (Washington Hospital Center) and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Center for Sight. He is affiliated with Suburban Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center, and is a member of numerous professional associations, societies and organizations. His extensive clinical work, combined with his frequent contributions to medical journals, has brought Dr. Desai considerable recognition within the field. He has been honored by the Alpha Omega Alpha and Hobart Amory Hare Honor Medical Societies. He has acted as co-principal or sub-investigator in a variety of research studies. His resume includes close to 20 publications, abstracts, presentations and textbook chapters.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Chinese

Education & Training

Medical School: JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY

Graduation Date: in 1992

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Prince George's Hospital Center
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Fort Washington Medical Center
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS

Dr. Desai's Office Information

Fax: (301) 131-5218
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Desai's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste 300
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 441-4577

Fax:(301) 122-0039
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
201 E University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218
(202) 877-7000

Fax:(410) 055-4265
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

The Retina Group Of Washington
7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste 300
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 441-4577

Fax:(301) 122-0039
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

The Retina Group Of Washington
7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste 300
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 441-4577

Fax:(301) 122-0039
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Retina Group of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-9335

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Fax:(301) 122-0039
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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