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Bela Desai, M.D.
Bela Desai, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Office in Des Plaines
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
 
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Gender: Female 
Age: Information not available 
Years in Practice: 13 
Medical Specialty: Internal Medicine  
Board Certification: Yes 
Medical School: South Gujarat University 
Internship: South Gujarat University 
Residency: Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, Geriatrics 
Philosophy of Care: I believe in a partnership between the doctor and patient with emphasis upon open communication and education to achieve the best outcomes for each individual’s health. 
Secondary Languages: Gujarati , Hindi  
Website: Information not available 
 
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1400 Golf Rd, Des Plaines,  847.803.1344 
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Location information
1400 Golf Rd
Suite 207
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.803.1344

Medical Specialty
Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests
general medicine
geriatrics
preventive medicine
women's issues
Insurance Plans Accepted
Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in is still accepted by the physician.

Aetna Elect Choice PPO
Aetna Golden Choice PPO (Medicare)
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna Quality POS
Aetna Traditional Choice PPO
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BCE Emergis PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
CAPP Care/Beech Street PPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL HMO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
CorVel Corporation PPO
Galaxy PPO
Great West Healthcare PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
Humana Health Plans EPO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
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Information listed under the "clinical interests" and "special procedures" columns was supplied by the physicians. It is provided to you for informational purposes only, and neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility has independently verified the information. If you wish to confirm the information contained herein, or if you have any other questions about a particular physician, please contact the physician’s office.

Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

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