“Born in India but a native of Illinois, Dr. Desai received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his medical degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009. Dr. Desai is board certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry and he has a full-time practice at Madison Psychiatric Associates. He is also on staff at the Meriter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.”
Board Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Desai’s practice focuses on working with children, adolescents, and adults in the clinical setting. He provides his patients with medication management, along with individual and family-based therapeutic interventions.
Broadly speaking, Dr. Desai’s practice includes diagnosis, assessment and treatment for several conditions such as mood, anxiety, thought, developmental, and externalizing disorders. Specific areas of interest include management of ADHD, anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder, autism, and sleep disorders. Dr. Desai is a preferred provider on most local, regional, and national insurance panels, including but not limited to Physicians Plus, Unity, Dean, WPS, UMR/Alliance, WEA, and BCBS. He also sees individuals and families on a self-pay or sliding scale basis.
Dr. Desai is a native of northern Illinois and a graduate of the University of Illinois, College of Medicine. Dr. Desai completed his general psychiatry and child and adolescent fellowship training at the University of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry, in 2009. He is board certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. In addition to his work at MPA, Dr. Desai also works weekends at the Meriter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Hospital and provides treatment, consultation, and case supervision services for other private practices in the local area.