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Niraj Manubhai Desai, M.D.

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  • Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, Gujarati


Abdominal Surgery, Kidney Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Pancreatic Auto Islet Transplant, Transplant Medicine, Transplant Surgery, Vascular Surgery more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-614-5957
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-5198

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-614-5957
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-5198


A transplant surgeon specializing in abdominal transplantation, Dr. Desai previously worked at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. His special interests include kidney transplantation in adults and children, as well as pancreas and pancreatic islet transplantation. more


  • Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

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  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1993)


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / General Surgery (2000)


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Transplant Surgery (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2002)

Videos & Media

About Pancreas and Kidney Transplant Surgery

Pancreas and Pancreas/Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant: Antara's Story

Using Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys in Transplantation: EXPANDER Study FAQs

A Tale of Two Trials

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Video: A Tale of Two Trials (Oct. 23, 2018)

Doctors Tried Transplants Using Diseased Organs. One Year Later, the Recipients Are Still Disease-Free, Time (March 5, 2018)

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