Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Hemant J. 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

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO

Recent Publications

The Development of a Semtex-H Simulant for Terahertz Spectroscopy

Facile Synthesis and Proposed Mechanism of α,ω‐Oxetanyl-Telechelic Poly(3-nitratomethyl-3-methyl oxetane) by an SN2(i) Nitrato Displacement Method in Basic Media

Explosive detection using pixellated X-ray diffraction (PixD)

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

Synthesis and characterization of α,ω-hydroxy and nitrato telechelic oligomers of 3,3-(nitratomethyl) methyl oxetane (NIMMO) and glycidyl nitrate (GLYN)

Synthesis of narrow molecular weight α,ω-hydroxy telechelic poly(glycidyl nitrate) and estimation of theoretical heat of explosion

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

Energetic polymers as binders in composite propellants and explosives

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

Synthesis of narrow molecular weight distribution α,ω-hydroxy telechelic polyoxetane by the activated monomer mechanism

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

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

Utility of serial EEGs in neonates during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

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