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Mihir J. Desai MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Medical Director - Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Franklin
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  • 514 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Orthopaedics
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    Hand Surgery
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    Orthopaedic Surgery
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    Pediatric Hand Surgery
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    Sports Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

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1215 21st Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205

Programs and Clinics


  • Masters of Science - Georgetown University, 2005
  • Doctor of Medicine - Georgetown University, 2009
  • Residency - Emory University, 2013
  • Chief Residency - Emory University, 2014
  • Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 2015

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017
  • Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2018

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
*Dr. Desai has been amazing. He's always telling us how impressed with her progress, and thrilled she has hardworking parents. Words go a long way.
January 15, 2023
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Better than last visit!
December 21, 2022
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Dr explained condition and answered all questions I had. It put me at ease.
December 16, 2022
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I have recommended my daughter to see Dr.
December 16, 2022
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*Dr. Desai was very professional, easy to understand, listened to my concerns, and explained procedure options well. Would recommend!
December 10, 2022
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Dr Desai was a backup for primary hand specialist. He will now be my primary Dr.
December 9, 2022
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I felt the doctor was very professional and personable. He explained the situation and it was obvious he was extremely well informed and you could trust him that he knew his stuff
December 8, 2022
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Everything about my visit was good!
December 7, 2022
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Just the best Doctors.treated me like family.i felt right at home.Dr.Dasai,and his team are A class.great group of Drs. Wouldn't want to see no one else.
December 7, 2022
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