Careers With St. Joseph Health

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They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

Kavita Desai, MD

Specialty
  • Family Medicine
    (Board Certified)
Address
1140 W. La Veta Ave.
Suite 700
Orange, CA 92868

Primary Office

Address
1140 W. La Veta Ave.
Suite 700
Orange, CA 92868
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 547-5404
Fax
(714) 547-0935
Hours
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

Website
www.pavilionfamilyphysicians.com
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Family Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Manitoba, Canada - 1990
    • Internship
      University of Manitoba, Canada - 1991
    • Residency
      University of California- Irvine - 1994
    Areas of Interest

    Women’s health and diabetes.

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    My philosophy is to care for patients of all ages including older individuals. I have a special interest in preventative care and women’s healthcare. I involve my patients in their healthcare decisions and encourage them to educate themselves about medical issues.

  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Accepted Health Plans
    • HMO - AETNA
    • HMO - BLUE CROSS (CALIFORNIA CARE)
    • HMO - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
    • HMO - CIGNA
    • HMO - PACIFICARE
    • HMO - SECURE HORIZON
    • PPO - ADMAR
    • PPO - AETNA
    • PPO - BEECH STREET
    • PPO - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
    • PPO - BPS (BENEFIT PANEL SERVICES)
    • PPO - CCN (COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES)
    • PPO - CIGNA
    • PPO - HEALTH NET
    • PPO - ONE HEALTH PLAN
    • PPO - PACIFICARE
    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: *66721
    Blue Cross: *0WX167
    Blue Shield: 00A503800
    Blue Shield 65+: IC0017
    Blue Shield CHOICE (Medicare): 6M0093
    CIGNA: 277546
    CIGNA Select: 2665248019
    Health Net: 3204039255
    Health Net Senior: 5148039255
    SCAN: 864-28707
    United Healthcare: *0183470013

    *Provider ID is the same for both HMO and Medicare Advantage Plans