Reshma Desai DO

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine

Education

Dr. Reshma Desai earned her undergraduate degree in honors biochemistry as part of the Dean’s Scholars Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin. She received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas. Before joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Desai was a hospitalist at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Irving, Texas and an internist at Austin Regional Clinic in Kyle, Texas.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Desai provides comprehensive primary care and has special interests in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Dr. Desai does not provide osteopathic manipulative treatment.

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, Dr. Desai enjoys traveling, musical shows/concerts, hiking, reading, exploring the restaurant scene, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Practice Philosophy

“I chose medicine as a career because I believe in the physician-patient relationship. I value my patients’ trust in me and strive to be their advocate in achieving physical and mental wellness. Because each of us is unique, I am passionate about balancing individualized care with evidence-based medicine. I enjoy continually learning and staying up to date for my patients in order to deliver quality healthcare.”

Languages

Fluent in English and conversational in Gujarati

Professional Involvement

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists

Video

Below is a video featuring Dr. Desai. Watch more videos from The Polyclinic on our YouTube channel.

Meet Dr. Reshma Desai