Chintan S. Desai, MD

Chintan S. Desai, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2008
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2011
Fellowships:
Johns Hopkins University - 2016

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

507 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

85 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

85 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Desai was easy to talk to and explained my symptoms in a clear manner.

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August 14, 2023

5.0

He is concerned about me as a patient and person, and takes the time necessary to listen and assess my status. I believe he is a truly knowledgeable physician.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai is very attentive to the concerns of his patients! He is very friendly but yet professional. He makes his patients feel comfortable and that they’re under good care with him.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

He took time to really talk to me

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August 05, 2023

5.0

Great communicator, thorough, and thoughtful.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Desai has been great. I’ve been seeing him for several years and am very pleased. I continue to trust him for my cardiac care.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Great communication.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

He is very good.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Excellent cardiologist who is thorough in his delivery of test results. He is friendly and a good listener.

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July 15, 2023

5.0

I was able to get an appointment almost immediately to see Dr. Desai. This was my first time seeing a cardiologist. I was quite anxious about our meeting because I did not know how serious my condition was. Within five minutes Dr. Desai made me feel very much at ease. He was TREMENDOUS....he explained everything and answered all the questions and fears I had. It was one of the best office visit I have ever experienced.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

He is a great doctor

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Professional, soft spoken and explained the issue very well

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai has worked with my for the last 18 months. During this time, he has always demonstrated a sincere interest in my health and well-being. The issues I had, which caused me to see Dr. Desai to begin with, have gone away under his care and direction. These results and his encouragement inspire me to continue on a path for continued improvement.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. C. S. Desai, service was over and beyond my expectations, he was prepared and knowledgeable of my medical history, like he knew me not like a new patient, he listened to my concerns and addressed them with solutions, explaining the data behind his reasoning. . I was very impressed for a 1st visit. I would highly recommend him.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable and caring Doctor

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai has been my cardiologist for over 10 years - he is respectful and includes me in a discussion about my treatment and explains everything. He is a kind and professional physician who truly cares about his patients.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

He is amazing!!! So knowledgeable and supportive!!

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional medical care provider.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

He's caring and explains options

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai is an incredible doctor. He really takes the time to listen and explain everything carefully. He is caring and kind and I would highly recommend him.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Compassionate care and he is thorough Answers all my questions.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai is a listener. He makes sure his patient gets his total attention.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor and the follow-up care has been excellent by his staff

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent "bedside manner"

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March 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai is THE BEST- straightforward, kind, and caring. Reviews historical records and doesn’t push! Asks pertinent questions. No time wasted! The entire staff are friendly and welcoming. Absolutely A++

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March 22, 2023

5.0

He listened to and addressed my concerns

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March 21, 2023

5.0

You need a doctor that can explain your situation and be able to answer all the question you ask

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March 17, 2023

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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March 16, 2023

5.0

Very professional and explained everything very well

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Great attitude

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February 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai is very caring and makes me feel comfortable. I trust him with my care, he is a wonderful doctor and takes time to put me at ease and answers all my questions as well as calm my fears.

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February 18, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable cardiologist

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai has a very gentle manner and very easy to understand my situation. I am grateful to have found him.

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February 10, 2023

5.0

New meeting, very informative in my EKG results

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai takes a genuine interest in me as a person. He takes my concerns seriously.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

So helpful

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February 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Desai, listened to my fears

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February 03, 2023

5.0

He’s my favorite doctor. He really makes you feel comfortable and takes time to know you. I really appreciate him!

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Dr Desai is a caring and kind cardiologist who makes sure he treats the whole patient. I feel very fortunate to be under his care.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Actively listens with empathy and compassion, is very clear detailing diagnosis and recommendations.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Relatable, aware of trials for new alternative medicines

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January 28, 2023

5.0

He is thorough and listens to my questions and concerns.

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January 27, 2023

5.0

The MD 's patient interest.

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January 26, 2023

5.0

He’s great! He’s very knowledgeable and thorough and he explains everything so I can understand it. He’s very nice, patient, and easy to talk to also.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

Tital professional

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January 23, 2023

5.0

He listens, has a sense of humor and thinks about symptoms and what next step is without being an alarmist. Genuinely a nice person.

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January 17, 2023

4.0

He was quick to jump to conclusions with my test results

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January 11, 2023

5.0

I feel I understand enough of what he is trying to explain about my condition.

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January 10, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable and answers all questions- very great

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January 10, 2023

5.0

Brilliant, personable and caring/empathetic.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

Dr Desai has a great “bed side manner” and I feel is genuinely concerned with my heart health.

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January 01, 2023

5.0

Nice doctor. Discussed conditions.

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December 30, 2022

5.0

I liked him from the start! Took time to explain to me and made me feel very comfortable. Very nice

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December 29, 2022

5.0

Good communicator. Listens attentively. Wealth of information.

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December 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Desai takes good care of his patients.

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December 22, 2022

5.0

Thorough examination Appropriate action Methodical

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December 18, 2022

5.0

Great group Knowledgeable staff

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December 17, 2022

5.0

A very professional individual well qualified in this diagnosis, treatments and recommendations

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December 16, 2022

5.0

Does not rush threw appointments Pleasent. Ask questions and any concerns

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December 13, 2022

5.0

Because of his care and knowledge

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December 13, 2022

5.0

He’s just good

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December 09, 2022

5.0

Great doctor and very easy to communicate and connect

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Cares, listens and is genuine about my concerns.

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December 01, 2022

5.0

He cares about his patients. Explains everything and never makes you feel rushed. He knows what he’s doing.

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November 29, 2022

5.0

He understood the urgency of my appointment, got me scheduled, and had a conversation where I can take actions

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November 29, 2022

5.0

Bedside manner

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November 28, 2022

5.0

he was nice and really concerned to my health

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Hits all the marks that I expect from a visit with my provider.

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November 05, 2022

5.0

Dr Desai is wonderful. He explains everything and answers questions in easy to understand detail.

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Desai answered all my questions, had a game plan for me and made me feel at ease.

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful and caring.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Desai is never rushed and always thorough. I mentioned a medication side effect that was annoying to me and his response was "If something is at all concerning to you, I take it seriously." It is rare to see a doctor that really hears everything you say in an appointment. I always leave his office feeling all my questions have been answered.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

He’s passionate of his work.

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October 10, 2022

5.0

Spent time answering my questions! Knowledgeable, professional and compassionate

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October 10, 2022

5.0

Professional. Caring. Obviously knows what he is talking about. Cares for me beyond my 10 minutes I see him.

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October 07, 2022

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and compassionate.

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October 07, 2022

5.0

Very compassionate professional experience included me in everything and answered all my questions

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October 06, 2022

5.0

Excellent care. He takes time with you.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

Dr personable. Was not in hurry to end appt.

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September 28, 2022

5.0

Professional, conservative, courteous.

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September 28, 2022

5.0

Caring, clear with present conditions and how he will help

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September 27, 2022

5.0

We love Dr DeSai!

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September 24, 2022

5.0

he is easy to talk to

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September 19, 2022

5.0

Very professional and I felt I was getting the best care

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Disclosures

Chintan S. Desai, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.