Dr. Desai earned his medical degree from Maharaja Sayajirao University in India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Interfaith Medical Center, New York. He completed fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine from Baylor college of Medicine in Houston, TX. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Publications

Bleeding After Biopsy of a Bronchial Artery Arteriovenous Malformation Presenting as an Endobronchial Mass: Case Report and Literature Review
Desai, Ashesh D. MD; Bandi, Venkata MD; Holzhauser, Luise MD; Loebe, Matthias MD; Noon, George MD; Lunn, William MD

Journal of Bronchology:
July 2008 - Volume 15 - Issue 3 - pp 176-178

Practice patterns of screening for sleep apnea in physicians treating PCOS patients.
Shyam Subramanian, MD, Ashesh Desai, MD, Mohit Joshipura
Sleep and Breathing 2007

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A. Desai, S. Subramanian, MD
Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 2007 

Evaluation of Physician Attitudes about Evaluating for OSA in Patient with PCOS
A. Desai, S. Subramanian, MD
American Thoracic Society Conference 2007.

Sexual Dysfunction in women with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Ashesh Desai, S. Subramanian, MM
Chest 2007

Gender difference in upper airway dimensions in obstructive sleep apnea
S. Subramanian, A. Desai, MD
Sleep 2008

Validation of Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase as a predictor of Active Disease in AIDS- Related Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care
March 1999, Vol.159, No 3

Safety of Antituberculous Treatment in high risk groups
To study the hepatotoxic effects of Antituberculous treatment (ATT) in high risk group.
Abstract presentation at CHEST 2001

Presentations

Evaluation of Physician Attitudes about Evaluating for OSA in Patients with PCOS
Ashesh Desai, S. Subramanian.
Poster presentation at American Thoracic Society Conference 2007

Sexual Dysfunction in women with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Ashesh Desai, S. Subramanian.
Poster presentation at Chest 2007 

Honors

Award for outstanding presentation
Clinical Medicine Research Symposium
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
April 5, 2007

Charles Cherubin Award for Research
Department of Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center
Academic Year 1999- 2000

Best Second Year Fellow
Department of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Best Intern Award
Department of Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center
December 1997 



 Membership/Affiliation

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American College of Chest Physicians 

American College of Physicians (1998-2000)