Saint Clare's Denville Hospital Appoints New Medical Director of Radiation Oncology


Dr. Desai

Prashant Desai, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at the Center for Cancer Care at Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Saint Clare’s Health)

February 28, 2017 (Denville, NJ) – Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital recently appointed Dr. Prashant Desai as medical director of radiation oncology at the Center for Cancer Care.

Dr. Desai is a board-certified radiation oncologist with expertise in treating cancers of the breast, lung, head and neck, central nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and genitourinary system. He has extensive experience using stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy to treat benign and malignant tumors in the lungs and central nervous system.

“Dr. Desai will be a critical asset to our healthcare team, especially as we work to expand the services we provide at our Center for Cancer Care,” said Dr. Neil Udani, chief medical officer at Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital. “His leadership and vision will help to enhance our ability to provide high-quality, convenient cancer care close to home.”

Dr. Desai most recently served as associate director of radiation oncology at Pinnacle Health Cancer Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center and completed his radiation oncology residency at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Desai has also authored multiple research publications and has presented at national conferences.

Dr. Desai can be reached at 973-983-7300.

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