Payal C. Desai, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Payal C. Desai, MD

Payal C. Desai, MD

Contact Information

1492 E Broad St
13th Fl
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 293-9441
FX: (614) 293-6420



  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/31/2006


  • University of Louisville Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospi
    Date Completed: 06/30/2012


  • Pediatrics


  • Hematology & Oncology


  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/29/2013


  • Laurin,Louis-Philippe; Nachman,Patrick,H; Desai,Payal,C; Ataga,Kenneth,I; Derebail,Vimal,K. 2014. Hydroxyurea is associated with lower prevalence of albuminuria in adults with sickle cell disease.  Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association. Vol. 29, no. 6. (June): 1211-1218.
  • Desai PC, Brittain JE, Jones SK, McDonald A, Wilson DR, Dominik R, Key NS, Parise LV, Ataga KI. 2013. A pilot study of eptifibatide for treatment of acute pai episodes in sickle cell disease.  Thromb Res. Vol. 13, no. August: e..
  • Desai PC, May RC, Jones SK, Strayhorn D, Caughey M, Hinderliter A, Ataga KI. 2013. Longitudinal study of echocardiography-derived tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity in sickle cell disease.  Br J Haematol. Vol. ., no. July: e..
  • Desai PC, Ataga KI. 2013. The acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease.  Expert Opin Pharmacother. Vol. 8, no. March: 991-9.
  • Desai P, Deal AM, Brittain JE, Jones SK, Hinderliter AH, Ataga Kl. 2012. Decades after the Cooperative Study: A Re-examination of Systemic Blood Pressure in Sickle Cell Disease 06/2012.  American Journal of Hematology. Vol. 87, no. 10. (October): E65-8.
  • Ataga,Kenneth,I; Brittain,Julia,E; Desai,Payal; May,Ryan; Jones,Susan; Delaney,John; Strayhorn,Dell; Hinderliter,Alan; Key,Nigel,S. 2012. Association of Coagulation Activation with Clinical Complications in Sickle Cell Disease.  PLOS ONE. Vol. 7, no. 1. (January): ee29786.
  • Ataga,Kenneth,I; Brittain,Julia,E; Jones,Susan,K; May,Ryan; Delaney,John; Strayhorn,Dell; Desai,Payal; Redding-Lallinger,Rupa; Key,Nigel,S; Orringer,Eugene,P. 2011. Association of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 with pulmonary hypertension and haemolysis in sickle cell disease.  BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY. Vol. 152, no. 4. (February): 485-491.
  • Llanguna OH, Desai P, Fender AB, Zedek DC, Meyers MO, O'Neil BH, Diaz LA, Calvo BF. 2010. Subcutaneous metastatic adenocarcinoma: An unusual presentation of colon cancer. Report of a case and review of the literature 2010;3:386-390.  Case Rep Oncol. Vol. 3, no. 3. (October): 386-390.
  • Desai,Payal,C; Kenner,Emily,S; Moffett,Bryan,K. 2009. Computed Tomography Angiogram in Diagnosis of Churg-Strauss Vasculitis.  JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY. Vol. 36, no. 12. (December): 2851-2852.
  • Desai,Payal,C; Jaglal,Michael,V; Gopal,Purva; Ghim,Shin-Je; Miller,Donald,M; Farghaly,Hanan; Jenson,Alfred,B. 2009. Human papillomavirus in metastatic squamous carcinoma from unknown primaries in the head and neck: A retrospective 7 year study.  EXPERIMENTAL AND MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY. Vol. 87, no. 2. (October): 94-98.
  • Desai PC, Ataga KI. The Acute Chest Syndrome of Sickle Cell Disease.  Expert Opin Pharmacother.
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