Mihir J. Desai MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Medical Director - Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Franklin
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  • 374 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 (3)

1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
1215 21st Ave. S., Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232


  • 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

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*Dr. Desai is amazing. I have spent 5+ years trying to find someone to treat my problems and he knew how right away!
September 4, 2020
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He explained to me the overall percentage /success rate of his treatment today. And a plan of action if for some reason this planned treatment doesn't work.
August 24, 2020
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Dr. Desai is very personable, concerned, accessible. He's also a first-rate surgeon!!
July 18, 2020
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Dr. Desai is THE BEST!!!! Without him I would have an unusable right arm. He is kind, compassionate, a very good listener and very, very competent. I have complete confidence in his ability to care for me.
June 22, 2020
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Dr.Desai was very informative of the procedure he recommended.
June 19, 2020
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All good.
June 16, 2020
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Dr. Desai has been nothing short of a blessing to myself and family. He was my trauma doctor from the night I was life flighted. He saved my arm and is doing everything possible to get my arm to operate normally. He has had so much sympathy and concern.
June 11, 2020
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I need surgery and he gave me all the info on it. A very caring doctor.
June 7, 2020
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I appreciate that Dr. Desai provides care options that do not immediately include surgery.
June 4, 2020
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