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Sandhya Desai, MD

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Dr. Sandhya Desai, MD

Contact

Scripps Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad
2176 Salk Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Biography

Sandhya Desai, MD, is a family medicine specialist and provides comprehensive primary care with a focus on adolescent medicine and the social factors that can influence health. She believes that laughter is the best medicine and takes the time to listen to her patients.


Dr. Desai is fluent in Gujartee (Indian language) and in her spare time enjoys tennis and reading.

Medical Education

  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, MD, 1982

Internships

  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, 1983

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, HIV Specialist, 1992
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