Dr. Aaditya Desai is a graduate of Rutgers University in NJ with a major in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in 1999. He completed his medical school from Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. He then went on to form and be the first graduate of the combined Emergency Medicine/Family Medicine residency program in Chicago, IL from Midwestern University/CCOM – Olympia Fields/Cook County Hospital in 2008. He received his board certification in Family Medicine in 2009 and Emergency Medicine in 2011.
Currently, Dr. Desai is a practicing emergency medicine physician at St Joseph Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ and at St Peters University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. In addition, he is also a member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physician and other various organizations. He has been a member of AAPI for the past 15 years.
As a member of the AAPI-YPS Executive Committee, Dr. Desai’s goals are to promote a strong bond between various aspects of physicians and other healthcare providers of Indian origin in the country; to help promote a balance between professional life and personal life; to help physician branch out to other areas of society outside of medicine; and to help steer parent AAPI into a global leader for all Indian physicians in many fields of advocacy, health, and charity especially for the next generation of leaders.