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Shilpa Desai, M.D.

Shilpa Desai, M.D.


  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD, Harvard Medical School – High Honors in Ophthalmology, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, and Medicine Sub-Internship
  • Internship: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge MA
  • Residency: University of California, San Francisco CA
  • Fellowship: Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston; Surgical Retina
  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, Intersociety Multicultural Fellow Committee, Harvard Medical School

Honor and Awards:

  • Supply Chain Excellence Award, Johnson and Johnson
  • Membership Advisory Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Tau Beta Pi Member, Engineering Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Honor Society
  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Semi-Finalist
  • Elected Member of Aescupalian Club, Harvard Medical School
  • Garcia/Asbury Clinical Research Award
  • National Eye Institute Travel Grant Recipient, ARVO
  • Clinical Volunteer, H.V. Desai Eye Hospital. Shadowed physicians in Eye Hospital outside Pune, India. Took histories, did clinical exams, reviewed studies, observed in operating room.

Contact Us

Portsmouth Office
155 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 200 E.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Fax: 603-427-0655

Exeter Office
192 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Fax: 603-778-1055

Somersworth Office
267 Route 108
Somersworth, NH 03878
Fax: 603-692-7575