Welcome Dr. Vishal Desai
Vishal Desai, DPM
Vishal Desai, DPM

Dr. Vishal Desai is a board-qualified, fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon specializing in the treatment of complex foot and ankle conditions including bunions, sports injuries, arthritis, and deformity correction. He has special interest in ankle replacement and fusion, arthroscopic and minimally invasive foot and ankle procedures, and complex foot and ankle reconstruction. Dr. Desai believes in a patient centered approach directed towards patient education with patients involved in their treatment, both conservatively and surgically.

Prior to joining Carolina Foot and Ankle Specialists, Dr. Desai obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Texas at Austin and his Podiatric medical degree from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. He then went on to complete a rigorous surgical residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. where he served as chief resident in his final year. This was followed by an additional one-year fellowship in advanced reconstruction, sports medicine, and peripheral nerve surgery at South Central Pennsylvania Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship in Lancaster, PA.

In his free time, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time with his wife and family, sports, exploring local restaurants, and spending time outdoors. He is excited to help the Charleston community get back on their feet with both conservative and surgical treatment options!

Dr. Desai works in both the Mount Pleasant and Charleston offices and is on staff at East Cooper Medical Center and Roper St. Francis Hospital.

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