Dr. Alpesh Desai is a leading board-certified dermatologist who specializes in all aspects of adult and pediatric dermatology, including general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. He shares excellent academic and professional credentials, as well as a genuine commitment to sharing knowledge and experience with both his professional colleagues and his patients. It comes as no surprise that he has been named as one of Houston’s Best Physicians by Health & Fitness Sports Magazine in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
A Houston native, Dr. Alpesh Desai returned to the area after successfully completing a surgical internship and dermatology residency in southern California. In 2006, he was selected among several of his peers to take over one of Houston’s most prestigious dermatology practices. With the help of his brother Dr. Tejas Desai, he expanded the practice to include Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cosmetic Procedures, and Clinical Research Trials. At Heights Dermatology & Aesthetic Center, the mission has been to utilize the emerging technology to deliver advanced patient care with a personal and caring touch.
His long list of professional affiliates includes memberships at the local and national levels, including the Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, and American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Alpesh Desai is also a leader in the field of dermatology and conducts many clinical research trials in dermatology. He also provides free dermatology care to local charities and was recently awarded an Honor of Distinction by the Asian American Physician Association for his contribution and dedication to Southeast Asia Orphanages.
As a well recognized expert in his field, Dr. Alpesh Desai has been frequently featured in print and broadcast media. He has been on numerous radio interviews discussing dermatological issues ranging from psoriasis to cosmetic procedures. Furthermore, he continues to contribute back to his medical community by authoring multiple medical articles, manuscripts, and texts currently in print.
He is actively sought for civic, local, and national speaking engagements, where his goal has always been to educate and advance the care of dermatology diseases and skin cancer prevention.