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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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  • 462 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, 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.
He is Awesome & Assistant was as well! Incredible Experience!
November 9, 2021
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Dr. Desai is the best. He's always on time, he listens, and we discuss what the best solutions and outcome will be.
November 7, 2021
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Dr. Desai is an excellent physician, he is kind, caring, and friendly. I highly recommend him, and have recommended him to many people.
November 5, 2021
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This Dr is great and caring Physician
October 26, 2021
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Excellent Doctor
October 7, 2021
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I was very happy with the care Dr. Desai gave to my problem. He listened and gave a great explanation of his care plan. I understood his treatment plan.
September 29, 2021
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Happy with my doctor.
September 27, 2021
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Very pleased
September 22, 2021
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Good empathy & listening, great feedback on solutions.
September 17, 2021
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