Dr. Desai’s practice includes the medical, laser, and surgical management of glaucoma as well as cataract surgery. She also performs routine/comprehensive eye exams. Her research interests include international health, specifically the treatment of glaucoma in underserved regions (screening and detection) and improving health care delivery by improving compliance with medical treatment of glaucoma.
Dr. Desai completed medical school and internship training at Indiana University School of Medicine. She then did her residency training in ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (University of Illinois at Chicago). At Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida she did a fellowship training in glaucoma. She is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Desai joined the Department of Ophthalmology at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center in the fall of 2008. She also sees patients at the Boston Veterans Health Care System in Jamaica Plain.