Tina Desai, MD

Tina Desai MD
About Provider

Dr. Tina Desai is a UCSF Health provider who joined MarinHealth Vascular Surgery in July 2015. Dr. Desai received her MD from Brown University and completed her surgical residency in General Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, which included a 2-yr research fellowship. She completed her Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and an additional year-long fellowship in medical ethics at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Desai has a special interest in endovascular and surgical treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic pathology, carotid artery occlusive disease, and peripheral vascular disease. She also has an interest in visceral ischemic syndromes and thoracic outlet syndrome. Dr. Desai’s research interests include mesenteric ischemia, vena cava filters in deep vein thrombosis, medical ethics, and the development of structured clinical documentation systems. She maintains an interest in resident and fellow education.

Dr. Desai is on faculty at UCSF as Associate Clinical Professor. She maintains a primary clinical practice at MarinHealth Vascular Surgery | A UCSF Health Clinic, and at MarinHealth Medical Center.

Medical Group
  • MarinHealth Medical Network | UCSF Health
Primary Service
  • Vascular Surgery
  • University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Medical School
  • Brown University Medical Education Program Providence Rhode Island
  • University of Chicago Research Fellow
  • University of Chicago - Vascular Surgery Fellow
  • University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Professional Societies and Affiliations
Fellow American College of Surgeons; Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society (Past President); Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
Honors and Awards
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation for Scholastic Achievement American Medical Women's Association; Henry T. Randall Award Brown University for excellence in clinical surgical specialties.; Louis A. Block Award The University of Chicago; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2018; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2020