Chintan S. Desai, MD

Chintan S. Desai, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease

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)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

105 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

85 Reviews

November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai is wonderful

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November 10, 2020

5.0

They listen to you

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very nice and the doctor was great He listened, was very patient and Very knowledgeable.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Competent and caring staff

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Listens to the patent

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Very friendly.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

All of the staff very friendly & professional.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is a special, caring human being. He asks questions and then truly listens to what you say. He takes enough time with patients and does read your file before he comes in!

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Caring, great communication

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Safety precautions for Covid 19 felt good. Dr. Desai is very patient, thorough, and listens well.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai listens well and responds to my concerns.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

The care I have received has been excellent.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He answered the questions I had and provided information that I didn't know. He is knowledgeable, thorough and caring. After discussing my mitral valve history, we arrived at a plan to move forward. I feel very comfortable with him.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very professional and courteous. Made registration and appointment easy. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Goes out of his way to help you. Explains everything. Iam also very fond of the Nurse Nina that did all the tests

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Extremely friendly people they care for there patients.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He has been our cardiologist since we moved here in 2016. He is smart,caring and I trust his ability to care for me 100 percent!

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He listens, is extremely intelligent and recommends tests and ideas for life.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Concerned thoughtful staff.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

He truly listens. His genuine care can Be felt.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He's a great and knowledgeable doctor.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai and his staff are focused on patient Needs and questions. They're also able to refer to previous history and tests with alacrity and Accuracy. I felt that there was a concern for who I was and what my Health options we're.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai listened to my concerns and I didn't feel rushed through my appt.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

It was clear that he had spent some time, before our first visit, to carefully review my records. And during our visit, he explained, in terms I understood, the cause of my current concerns and laid out a plan for my future cardiac monitoring.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Excellent reputation of NM, friendly and professional staff, real concern for my well-being.

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October 10, 2020

5.0

Doctor Desai takes the time to sit and actually talk to you. I always come away from his office feeling good.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

His knowledge and compassion for his patients. He also listens.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr DeSai is highly intelligent as well as compassionate and empathetic towards his patients.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Did job well and listened well

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Did job well. All

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, and he listens

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Good thorough care

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September 30, 2020

5.0

He is young, knowledgeable and interested in your all around health

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Very kind, went over test results. Discussed many issues

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September 24, 2020

5.0

They take the time to listen to you. And allow you be apart of the care team. On what steps we need to do next.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

same reasons as abovr

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September 19, 2020

5.0

caring physician and staff, on time, no rushing you through, very thorough

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is very knowledgeable and a good listener.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

excellent physicians. wonderful staff. Great care.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is very knowledgeable and a personable doctor.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very easy to talk to, did not rush me and answered all questions. Came up with a plan of action we both contributed to and that I felt comfortable with.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

The front desk staff, the nurse and lastly the doctor were very respectful and pleasant to interact with. I feel they all listened to me and responded with care and professionalism.

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September 05, 2020

5.0

He makes the patient feel at ease and really listens to what you say

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Safe and very professional

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Speaks clearly. Friendly.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is very friendly. He listened all my questions and answered in simple words that I can understand. He did physical check up thoroughly. Explained about all the tests. He is really good. Thanks.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

Super friendly and kind

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August 26, 2020

4.0

happy

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August 23, 2020

5.0

He's very personable can ask any question gives very detailed answers just a great Doctor was very lucky I was recommended and able to get to see him.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai is a very caring doctor and thorough, very nice and friendly staff

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August 19, 2020

4.0

He listens and takes my ideas with consideration, no matter what he thinks of them, but gives me reasons to do it his way

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August 18, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai very good doctor

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August 18, 2020

5.0

He takes the time to answer my questions and does not make me feel rushed.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai listens well and is a good educator.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

He listens yet explains if he needs me to think differently. My heart health is good but I'm glad I have him watching out for me.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

On time - caring - kind

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August 04, 2020

5.0

Doctor listens to what I say, he appears to care about me and my words, and cares about my spouse, who is also a patient.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai is a super doctor.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Friendly, convenient and efficient

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is patient and kind and spends plenty of time explaining everything.

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Very kind, compassionate and knowledgeable doctor

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is very personable and pays attention to the patients needs. He is extremely well spoken and helpful with question. You can tell he cares about his patients well being.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai was awesome.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr DeSai is very caring a listens to my concerns. If he notices a problem, he follows through with the appropriate testing or treatment.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Very personable. Answeered all my questions in language easy to understand. Gave me a plan with the option to call if any problems occurred.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring. Takes time to talk to me and hear how l am feeling

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Very thorough examination and clear concise medical advice is the standard in his practice.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Is my doctor and I like him

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Great bed side manner. He listens to every.Thing I say very pleasant

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Dr Desai was friendly, kind and open. He took time to be with me even when I wasn't asking questions. This gave me time to relax and to feel welcome to ask more questions.

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June 25, 2020

5.0

Very attentive to patient, great personality, explains things good, appears very knowledgeable.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Good sound advice. I never feel rushed.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Dr DeSai is very thoughtful, thorough and kind

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Patient and kind. Very receptive

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai listens to my concerns and takes time in explaining tests and treatments I've needed. I feel confident in his care.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

The reason for my scores are for the experience and kindness I received I got on office visits and when I was in the hospital when I first met DR. Desai I couldn't ask for a better heart doctor..He is so kind and caring and listen to you and takes his time with all your concerns..His staff is great love them all....

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai was very professional, listen to my concerns, is flexible, provided excellent fead back and future direction.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

He listens to what you have to say

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He is so thorough and I have confidence in him.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

He is thorough and caring.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Desai is competent and supportive.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Great care! Thorough with kind bedside manner.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Very friendly staff. Dr. Desai very thorough and great bedside manner.

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