Vivek Desai, MD
Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Medical school - American University of Antigua
Dr. Vivek Desai was born in San Jose, CA and raised in the Bay Area. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley and subsequently attended medical school at the American University of Antigua. It was here where Dr. Desai developed a passion for preventive medicine and research. These interests led him to pursue medical work overseas in Uganda and complete research with Stanford University and Mayo Clinic. After completing a rotation with the Institute for Family Health and working with the physicians and community in Kingston, Dr. Desai knew the Mid-Hudson residency program was where he would be able to further develop these interests. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Desai is an avid sports enthusiast along with outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, and skiing.