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Vijay M. Desai, MD

Internal Medicine

Medical School
University of Natal South Africa

Internship/Residency
King Edward VIII Hospital, South Africa
Saint Vincent Hospital, MA

Hospital Membership
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Bayfront Health Dade City

Special Interests
Adult and Geriatric Medical Care
Diabetic Management
Cholesterol & Blood Pressure Management

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine


Snapshot
Dr. Desai (pronounced De-sigh’) was born and raised in South Africa. His medical experience has led him to work in South Africa, England, Canada, Massachusetts, and finally here in Florida. Dr. Desai is married with two children. He enjoys relaxing with family and friends, listening to different genres of music, playing tennis, working in the garden, swimming and watching movies.


Accepted Insurances

Accepted Insurances for this Provider

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier or contact one of our scheduling representatives in our office prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change, and is not all inclusive.






Aetna Elect Choice HMO
Aetna Managed Choice PPO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna Select Choice HMO
AvMed HMO
AvMed PPO
BC Advantage 65
BC Health Options (Blue Care)
BC PPC (PPO)
BC TRAD. (PPS)
BCBS Medicare HMO
BCBS Medicare PPO
BCBS Network Blue (Blue Options)
BCBS Select
Beechstreet (merged with Capp Care)
CCN (Coventry/First Health)
Champus (Tricare Standard)
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Evercare (United)
Evolutions
First Health (Coventry)
Great West HMO (goes thru Cigna)
Great West PPO (goes thru Cigna)
Heritage Summit
Interplan Health Group (Accountable Health)
Island Group Administration
MCM Maxcare
Markel Insurance Co. (St. Leo students only)
Medicare
Multiplan
Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
Provider Select, Inc.
Railroad Medicare
Secure Horizons (United)
SouthCare (Coventry/Health First)
United Health Care
University Community Health Network