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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.

Shaunak Desai, MD

Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
Address
Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach
22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach
22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 722-7038
Fax
(949) 630-4900

Secondary Office

Address
Newport Orthopedic Institute - Huntington Beach
19582 Beach Boulevard
Suite 306
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone
(949) 722-7038
Fax
(949) 630-4900

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Secondary Specialties
    • Hand Surgery
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    A native of California, Dr. Shaunak (Shaun) Desai grew up in San Jose, California. He began his education at the University of California, Riverside earning his B.S. in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience. He graduated Magna cum Laude with honors and went on to attend Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. After medical school, Dr. Desai completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Henry Ford Health System, a very busy Level 1 Trauma Center in Detroit, Michigan. During his residency, he served as the Administrative Chief Resident and was nominated for Outstanding Resident of the Year.

    Dr. Desai returned to California to complete his Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship at Stanford University where he studied under world-renowned plastic and orthopedic trained hand surgeons. During residency, Dr. Desai was a part of Stanford’s investigational center for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease. He spent significant time studying and treating the disease along with other peripheral nerve injuries.

    In his spare time, Dr. Desai enjoys being active, going to the gym, running, softball, and soccer. He is a former F.I.F.A. certified soccer referee. He currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.