For more than a decade, Dr. Desai Jhaveri has provided the highest level of care to thousands of cancer patients in the New York Metropolitan area, and she has been a leading expert in the oncology community in this region.
Dr. Jhaveri's expertise includes brain tumors, lung cancer, prostate cancer and gastrointestinal malignancies. She has a specialized focus on breast cancer and gynecologic malignancies.
Dr. Jhaveri's commitment to cancer care includes participation in North Shore-LIJ's monthly multidisciplinary breast tumor board and New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Society's educational meetings in Manhattan. She has also provided lectures to the Long Island community regarding breast cancer. Her latest clinical research was published as a manuscript titled Clinical Outcomes of Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy in radiation oncology's most prestigious journal.
Dr. Jhaveri sees patients in our Hauppauge facility serving patients in eastern Nassau County and Suffolk County. She brings with her an unparalleled reputation of medical excellence in radiation oncology.
Education & Training:
BS : 1987 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
MD : 1991 UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, Piscataway, NJ
Residency : 1996 Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY
1997, Radiation Oncology/American College of Radiology
Recertification - 2007
New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group
American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center, Smithtown, NY (consulting physician, cancer conference attendee)
Jhaveri JD, Rush SC, Kostroff K, Derisi D, Farber LA, Maurer VE, Bosworth JL: Clinical Outcomes of Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy after Immediate Breast Reconstruction. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(3): 859-865, 2008.
Desai J, Mitnick RJ, Henry DH, Sparano JA: Patterns of Central Nervous System Relapse in Patients with HIV-associated Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Cancer 86(9): 1840-7, 1999.
Sparano JA, Anand K, Desai J, Mitnick RJ, Hannau L: Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Incidence of HIV-Associated Malignancies at an Urban Medical Center. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21, Suppl(1): S18-22, 1999.
Desai J, Stock RG, Stone NN, Iannuzzi C, DeWyngaert JK: Acute Urinary Morbidity Following I-125 Interstitial Implantation of the Prostate Gland. Radiat Oncol Invest, 6:135-141, 1998
Desai J, Vikram B: Book Review -Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Neoplasms by CC Wang. Radiation Research, 147(398), 1997