Tejas Desai, DO

Tejas Desai, DO



Personal Statement

Dr. Tejas Desai is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. He is a native Houstonian, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Houston, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in only three years. During medical school, he was involved in multiple dermatologic research teams at Columbia Medical School and Harvard Medical School. Finally, he completed his dermatology and surgical fellowship in Southern California.
During residency, Dr. Tejas Desai won several awards for research and as a distinguished resident. He also lectured at several dermatologic meetings from across the nation to international cities such as Dublin, Ireland, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has also been recognized for his strong academic work, placing second in the nation on a dermatologic in-service exam amongst all residents in the country.

Dr. Tejas Desai enrolled in a one-year fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and facial reconstruction at Loma Linda University, where he trained with former co-chairman of dermatology at Harvard University. He also served as the coordinator of the Loma Linda Melanoma Tumor Board from 2007-2008, where difficult to treat cases were deferred to him and his colleagues. He has authored a plethora of scholarly articles in leading dermatology journals. In addition, he has authored three chapters in two major dermatology textbooks. Many of the chapters focus on the ethics and legality in the practice of dermatology. It comes to no surprise that he is an expert consultant to review dermatologic, malpractice cases in the state of Texas.

Dr. Tejas Desai is an adjunct professor of Western University of Health Sciences located in Pomona, CA, where he serves as an integral part of second year medical students’ curriculum. He continues to mentor students all over the nation. He is currently involved in multiple community outreach programs, where he performs skin exams for different groups of people, such as local firemen and policemen to professional athletes. He has consulted several Anaheim Angels baseball players during Spring Training while in Southern California and has participated in international mission trips to the outskirts of the Amazon rain forest located near Quito, Ecuador.

Apart from academia, Dr. Tejas Desai has been invited as a guest from his good friend and colleague on Dr. 90210 on E!, discussing and performing laser tattoo removal on camera. His personal hobbies include tennis, traveling and making his patients happy!




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Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
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  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Employers Health Network - PPO
  • HealthSmart - HMO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement PPO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
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  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - POS
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

University of North Texas Health Science Center -Registrar (2003)
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