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Ankit Desai, MD, Cardiology, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health University Hospital


Cardiology Indianapolis, IN

Echocardiography, Vascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Genetics

Associate Professor, Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

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  • Dr. Ankit Desai is a cardiologist in Indianapolis, IN and is affiliated with Indiana University Health University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice 14 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including English, Gujarati, Hindi, and Spanish. He specializes in adult heart disease, pulmonary vascular medicine, sickle cell disease, and cardiovascular genetics and is experienced in pulmonary hypertension, sickle-cell anemia, and medical genetics.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2008 - 2010
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    California Pacific Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    University of Illinois College of MedicineClass of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2014 - 2020
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2006 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - 2006
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Publications & Presentations



  • Special Education Session on ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Sickle Cell Disease 
    61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting - Orlando, FL - 12/7/2019

Grant Support

  • Sickle cell diseaseNHLBI2017–2022

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations