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Mihir J. Desai MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellowship Director - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, and Medical Director - Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Franklin

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Orthopaedics
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fractures
  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sports Medicine


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


  • English


  • 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 and his team were excellent.
April 25, 2024
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They were focused on me and my problem.And addressed it.
April 24, 2024
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Felt heard and all questions were answered well!
April 23, 2024
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Everyone was attentive ,caring , efficient,and effective.
April 22, 2024
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Dr. Desai is very friendly and easy to relate to. He is very knowledgeable and gave immediate solution to my problem.
April 17, 2024
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Everything went extremely well.
April 15, 2024
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Very good
April 15, 2024
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Absolutely nothing but positive for this doctor and staff
April 15, 2024
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All is well
April 10, 2024
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