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Mihir J. Desai MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Medical Director - Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Franklin
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  • 384 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Orthopaedics
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    Hand Surgery
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    Orthopaedic Surgery
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    Pediatric Hand Surgery

Locations (4)

1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
1215 21st Ave. S., Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205


  • Masters of Science - Georgetown University, 2005
  • Doctor of Medicine - Georgetown University, 2009
  • Residency - Emory University, 2013
  • Chief Residency - Emory University, 2014
  • Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 2015

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017
  • Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2018

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
the Dr. listen to all my concerns/request and provided solutions.
January 20, 2021
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just the best staff from desk to doctors
January 11, 2021
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I have already recommended Dr. Desai to friends. He is a great doctor and always attuned to my medical needs. I feel comfortable with him and trust his care
January 7, 2021
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Desai, he was kind and clearly very knowledgeable.
January 6, 2021
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I was very impressed by the consideration my provider showed. He doesn't make me feel rushed and answered all of my questions.
December 20, 2020
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December 18, 2020
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good experience
December 17, 2020
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Excellent bedside manner. Very kind and caring.
December 11, 2020
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Great experience.
November 25, 2020
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