Niraj Desai, MD

Niraj Desai, MD

Niraj Desai, MD

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Associate Program Director
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Dr. Desai is a Nephrologist at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and faculty member at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Chief of the Section of Nephrology and is the Medical Director of the VA Midtown Hemodialysis Unit. He is also the Associate Program Director for Nephrology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Desai obtained his undergraduate degree in Integrated Life Sciences from Kent State University and medical doctorate from the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). He completed residency and nephrology fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. His medical interests include glomerulonephritis, hemodialysis, vascular access and cardiovascular complications of CKD.

Dr. Desai is married, has three children and enjoys reading, working in the garden, cultivating bonsai trees and hanging out in coffee shops. He also enjoys playing soccer and guitar and is learning how to play the piano.

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