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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 Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 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.
I've always had great experiences with this office.
May 14, 2021
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May 9, 2021
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Throughout the two years under *Dr. DeSai, highly recommend. He is saving my career as a pilot through the nerve transfers he performed.
April 20, 2021
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Dr. Desai also treated my wife some years ago for a similar problem. She was very pleased with Dr. Desai and is glad that he is my provider.
April 7, 2021
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Dr. Desai has been and continues to be an extraordinary provider. He is a skilled surgeon with an excellent bedside manner. He consistently gives careful consideration to Natalie's progress and includes us in the discussions about her proposed treatments. We trust his expertise.
April 5, 2021
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very caring and listened to all my concerns
April 2, 2021
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Good experience
March 29, 2021
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Would recommend him to someone else if needed.
March 9, 2021
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*Dr. Desai is excellent, and I appreciate how thoroughly he explained everything to me. He was willing to discuss options and to let me think about my decision.
March 9, 2021
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