Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Hemant Desai, MD

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program

Pediatrics - Neonatology

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Office Locations

117 S. 11th Street
Pavillion Bldg., 8th Flr.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6523
Fax: (215) 923-9519

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Government Medical College of Baroda, India, Medical School

Recent Publications

Aortic dissection in a neonate associated with arterial cannulation for extracorporeal life support

Electroencephalographic, neuroradiologic, and neurodevelopmental studies in infants with subclavian steal during ECMO

Right common carotid artery reconstruction after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Vascular imaging, cerebral circulation, electroencephalographic, and neurodevelopmental correlates to recovery

Brain SPECT in neonates following extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Evaluation of technique and preliminary results

Utility of serial EEGs in neonates during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Cannula-induced vertebral steal in neonates during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Detection with color Doppler US

Right common carotid artery reconstruction in neonates after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Color Doppler imaging

Progression of pulmonary cystic disease during ECMO

Right carotid artery ligation in neonates: Classification of collateral flow with color doppler imaging

Electroencephalographic and cranial ultrasound studies in neonates treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Neonatal brain: Color Doppler imaging. Part II. Altered flow patterns from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Treatment of neonatal necrotizing tracheobronchitis with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and bronchoscopy

Neonatal brain: Color Doppler imaging. Part I. Technique and vascular anatomy

Neonatal neurosonographic correlates of cerebral palsy in preterm infants

Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in fullterm and preterm newborns with hyperbilirubinemia and hypoxemia

Cranial ultrasound and clinical studies in preterm infants

Ultrasound studies in preterm infants with hydrocephalus