Ketan Desai, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Easton, PA


Allergy & Immunology Easton, PA

Chairperson, Omega SS

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  • Dr Desai is a entrepreneur and a seasoned pharmaceutical industry executive, having been the CEO and founder of several biotechnology companies. Areas of interest include artificial intelligence in medical practice, allergy, immunology, rheumatology, oncology / immuno-oncology, CNS, dermatology and vaccines.

    Dr Desai is also an active writer for investment websites ( and and is a published author (Germs of War). He is a speaker at various medical and business conferences and was a medical advisor to ABC News on bioterrorism

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1995 - 1997
  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Medical College of GeorgiaInternship, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993
  • St. Louis UniversityPh.D., Cell & Molecular Biology, 1987 - 1992
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, Immunology, 1986 - 1987
  • Armed Forces Medical College Pune
    Armed Forces Medical College PuneClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2020
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1996 - 2022
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Allergy and ImmunologyAllergy, clinical immunology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Company Award South East Bio, 2007
  • Sigma-Xi Award 1992
  • Physician Recognition Award American Medical Association, 1989
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • A novel Curcumin Complex with Superior Efficacy to Indomethacin and Native Curcumin in an Inflammatory Model  
    Ketan Desai, SF J Orthopedic Rheumatol, 1/1/2017
  • Brief Report on the Effect of Environment on Prevalence of Auto Immune Diseases in Veterans  
    Ketan Desai, J Arthritis, 1/1/2016
  • Osteonecrosis of Multiple Joints in a Patient with Limited Scleroderma/CREST Syndrome  
    Ketan Desai, Nabeela Mian, Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Exploratory Six-Month Phase IIa Study of a Potential Disease Modifying Drug in Patients with OA of the Knee
    Ketan Desai, American College of Rheumatology, 1/18/2014


  • Research and Drug Development. 
    VAMC, Wilkes Barre, PA - 1/30/2010
  • Zoledronic Acid 
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis 
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Authored Content

  • I Don't Want to Live Forever and Neither Should YouJanuary 2020
  • I Don't Want to Live Forever and Neither Should YouJanuary 2020