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Dr. Niraj Desai, MD

Ophthalmologist

Buford, GA

About Dr. Niraj Desai

*******PLEASE NOTE - WE DO NOT SELL GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSE AT ANY OF OUR LOCATIONS**** Dr. Niraj Desai is a Board Certified Atlanta ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, LASIK, and corneal transplant surgery. After completing his undergraduate studies in two years, Dr. Desai began his medical career at the Medical College of Georgia. In medical school, Dr. Desai was active in cutting edge research with the Department of Ophthalmology. He had the opportunity to present his research at national conferences and publish several papers. In addition, Dr. Desai was selected to be a part of a surgical volunteer program at the famed Christian Medical College in Vellore, India during his second year of medical school. After graduating in the top ten percent of his class, Dr. Desai completed an Internal Medicine internship at the University of Hawaii. His ophthalmology residency took him to the University of Texas at San Antonio. During residency, Dr. Desai conducted studies with the United States Air Force in the field of laser surgery Dr. Desai was also recognized with the distinction of having performed the highest number of surgeries in his residency class. A developing interest in cornea and refractive surgery brought Dr. Desai to Southern California where he was chosen to complete a prestigious fellowship in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Irvine. Since the completion of fellowship, Dr. Desai has been committed to providing outstanding eye care to his patients. He specializes in customized cataract surgery, LASIK, corneal disease and surgery while continuing to participate in research.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • AIG
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital
  • Northside Hospital - Cherokee
  • Northside Hospital - Forsyth

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Augusta University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Hawai‘i (Internship)
  • University of Texas, San Antonio, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • University of California, Irvine, Fellowship in Corneal and External Disease

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1508048802

Dr. Niraj Desai's office locations

Milan Eye Center

1995 Mall of Georgia Blvd, A

Buford, GA 30519

Milan Eye Center

2555 Westside Pkwy

Alpharetta, GA 30004

Milan Eye Center

970 Sanders Rd, Suite 100

Cumming, GA 30041

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My visit was outstanding and I left there feeling really good about the future of my vision. Thanks and Blessing go out to the entire staff. Great job!
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I was able to get an appointment right away and the staff was friendly and accommodating.
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Sharp guy. Explained things very well.
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Very good experience. We will definitely come back for more services. Very professional and caring. Refreshing.
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Every one was very pleasant. Told me what each procedure was for.
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Dr Desie was amazing. His examination of my eye was done in a very professional was. He took the time to explain what was going on and made me feel better about my problem. I look forward to seeing him againand feel confident he will make my eye better.
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I was very please and happy to meet Niraj Desai MD and know he will conduct my operation in a week... Really I am very satisfied meeting him, because I know I am in a better hands. God Bless him. M.S.
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I saw Dr. Baker. She was thorough and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend her. I have Sjogren's and she knows about that disease and how to treat my eyes as well as what we need to watch for. The rest ofthe staff was fantastic as well. Having just moved here and not knowing anyone to get a recommendation from, I lucked out!
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Pleased with the care provided. Will go back as needed.
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Dr Desai was very thorough and personable. He seemed very caring and interested in my background.
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Great doctors and office people
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Dr. Desai and his staff were very personable and extremely knowledgeable. They answered all of my questions and made me feel at ease.
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Very professional office with prompt service. It was my first time being seen by Dr. Desai and I would recommend him to others.
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I never saw Niraj Desai, he does mostly surgeries. I saw Dr. Gina Borgnini because it was an emergency and she was the one available. I had a excruciating virus in my eye. When the medication didn't relieve the pain, sheopened the office to see me on a Saturday and gave me new prescriptions. She was a lifesaver.
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I really like Dr. Desai, we have some work to do together but I feel very at ease knowing he will be there to get me thru it. The staff and Dr. Desai were very friendly and I felt very comfortablewith them all, they informed me well and I had all my questions answered. Thanks to you all. Joy C.
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I had a great appointment with Dr Desai and his team today. The front desk staff and nurse were pleasant and professional, and I was seen right on time. Dr Desai was very personable and answered my questions completely. I receiveda thorough exam and left satisfied with my visit.
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He was extremely professional and explained everything to me.
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I felt like I was rushed through the appointment. The technician was overworked, and slightly abrupt during the entire thing. When I saw the doctor, he recommended a procedure with a high risk of failing and prescribed me very expensive (not-coveredby insurance) eye drops that have some serious side effects. I don't feel comfortable going back here.
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Very pleasant, answered all questions, made me feel comfortable
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Thank you for seeing me so quickly.
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All of the office staff were caring and kind. Dr. Desai was very nice and explained everything throughly. I would definetly use this doctor again. Keisha the tech that did my eye exam was a star!!!
More than 1 year ago
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Everyone was so nice from the front desk and nurses to the doctor.
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Scheduled appointment through ZocDoc and someone from the practice even called and confirmed, as well as receiving multiple reminders, yet when I arrived I was told they didn't have me on the schedule and that they had tried to call me,which I don't believe. So everything was a delay. However, I will continue to use the practice but not through ZocDoc.
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Awesome I would recommend them, to everyone I can't wait for my follow up appointment!
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Quite okay
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Very pleasant, he is super nice and very knowlegdable.
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Visit was excellent. Dr. Desai answered all questions easily and in easily understood English.
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Very thorough exam. Spent appropriate amount of time explaining options.
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This very good
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Dr. Desai was awesome! Thank you for your help:-)
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I thought he was very good: professional; courteous; helpful. Staff were great too.
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