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Raj Desai, D.D.S.

Orthodontic Resident



Building & Room:

Room 131


801 S. Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612


Dr. Raj Desai grew up in Edison, New Jersey, the birthplace of the light bulb. He traveled across the Hudson River to New York City where he graduated with honors from New York University with a B.A. in Biology and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University. Raj then headed to the west coast, completing a general practice residency at the San Diego VA Hospital.

Apart from school, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time with family and friends, visiting museums,  watching films, playing basketball and tennis, and exploring the latest and greatest attractions in the city of Chicago. His post graduation plans include entering private practice and helping advance the profession through teaching.