Rajen  Desai
Rajen U. Desai, MD
Education:Stanford University
Certified:Board Certified


Stanford University
Maimonides Medical Center,SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Northwestern University Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School
Hospital affiliations:
Brook Plaza Ambulatory Surgical Center|The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Additional training:
Stanford School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Philosophy on patient care:
My goal is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art ophthalmic care which starts with listening to my patient, patient education, and treating each patient as I would my own family.
Clinical interests:
My clinical interests include bladeless laser-assisted cataract surgery and glaucoma diagnosis and surgery.
Personal interests:
I enjoy photography, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends.
Professional organizations:
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, New York State Ophthalmological Society
I have produced over 40 ophthalmology peer-reviewed publications and presentations across the country, and was granted the prestigious Society of Heed Fellows Award, one of only five awarded nationally each year. Reuters News published an interview with me.
Additional information:
After earning a MD from the Stanford School of Medicine, I completed residency and glaucoma fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. I have been trusted by other doctors to perform cataract and glaucoma surgery on their own eyes.
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Office Locations

Bay Ridge Medical Office
Office Phone
(718) 439 2000
Mon-Thu: 8am - 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Downtown Medical Office
Office Phone
(718) 858 6300
Mon-Thu: 8am - 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Flatbush Medical Office
Office Phone
(718) 826 4000
Mon-Thu: 8am - 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
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