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Samir Desai, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe in partnering with my patients to provide comprehensive, compassionate and patient-centered care.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

Based on 143 reviews

  • General


    • Oncology
    • Hematology

    Accepts adults


    • English
    • Gujarati

    Hematology and Oncology, Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Cancers.

    Hiking, cooking, music, sports (both playing and watching)

  • Education

    School Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1998
    Degree MD

    School Summa Akron City Hospital
    Title Internal Medicine

    School Brown University
    Specialty Hematology & Oncology

  • Procedures

    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Memberships

    • American Society of Hematology
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 143 reviews

    Rating Categories

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    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    138 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    143 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    143 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    141 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    142 ratings

    Comments (23)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Dec 23, 2019
    Dr Desai was very kind and reassuring. He and his PA explained everything clearly  
    Dec 18, 2019
    I very much like Dr Desai.  
    Dec 12, 2019
    I felt listened to and my questions and concerns were respected and addressed.  
    Nov 14, 2019
    Dr. Desai is fantastic. Highly skilled professional who is also personable and empathetic. I'm grateful that he is on my medical team.  
    Oct 17, 2019
    He was great. Went through my test results, and explained each one. He talked and wasn't in a hurry. Asked if I had questions.it was a good experience.   
    Oct 16, 2019
    both my spouse and I like Dr. Desai very much  
    Sep 19, 2019
    Dr Desai is awesome! He truly cares about his patients and knows them.  
    Sep 18, 2019
    I'm so glad Dr. Desai was recommended to me. I have all confidence in this doctor and looking forward to having him on my health team  
    Sep 15, 2019
    Dr. Samir Desai is gloriously exceptional. he has ideal balance between professional and humane attitudes. He put me at ease instantly, explained complex things in an understandable manner, was eager to have my input and See more  
    Sep 05, 2019
    *Dr. Desai is always very friendly and patient with answering all of my questions and I usually have a list of them everytime.  
    Sep 05, 2019
    Very good experience.  
    Sep 02, 2019
    Very professional and down to earth. So friendly  
    Aug 26, 2019
    Had my family with & we are confident with *Dr. Desai's decisions! He rocks!  
    Aug 21, 2019
    Doctor was very informative and answered all questions regarding my procedure.  
    Aug 13, 2019
    Jul 22, 2019
    I didn't feel rushed. Dr took the time to make sure I understand my pathology report in detail and possible treatments  
    Jun 26, 2019
    Excellent visit! Very thorough, kind and caring!!  
    May 23, 2019
    Dr. DeSai is kind, empathetic, listens and explains well. I feel he cares in a particularly refreshing way.  
    May 22, 2019
    DR Samir Desai is an excellent professional and human being. He shows true concern and compassion for my own needs. He made sure all of my concerns were addressed in a VERY positive manner. VERY See more  
    Apr 24, 2019
    *Dr. Desai is an excellent doctor. I am very pleased with him.  
    Apr 23, 2019
    He was very professional, friendly, easy to understand when he tried to use medical terms, because, he said it then he use alternative way to explain without being asked.His bedside manner is the best See more  
    Apr 15, 2019
    *Dr. Desai is so knowledgeable and always answers all of my questions and pat my mind at ease. He is an incredible doctor!  
    Apr 10, 2019
    Although I received a very serious diagnosis, my provider Dr. Samir Desai, explained the treatment plan very clearly and showed compassion, great knowledge and extraordinary empathy.  
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