Dr. Meghna Desai


November 4, 2010

Dr. Meghna Desai Portrait of Dr. Meghna Desai has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of internal medicine and a member of the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU.

Previously, Desai was on the hematology and oncology staff at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston (2008-10) and on the medical staff of Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent (2004-08).

She completed a three-year fellowship in hematology and oncology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., and her residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Forest Hills, N.Y. (2004, 2001).  A native of India, she earned her medical degree at Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Medical College in New Mumbai (1997).

Desai is board certified in hematology and medical oncology and in internal medicine.  She is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians.  

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