Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana

NANI Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana

Chaitanya Desai, M.D. 

NANI Southwest Nephrology Associates Practice Location

Main Office
9125 S Pulaski Rd,
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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Tel: (708) 422-7715
Fax: (708) 422-7816
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Chaitanya Desai, M.D. 

NANI Southwest Nephrology Associates

Dr. DesaiChaitanya Desai, M.D.  – Dr. Desai graduated from medical school in 2002 from Pune, India. He completed his residency and general nephrology fellowship at Metropolitan Hospital Center/New York Medical Center. He subsequently completed a subspecialty fellowship in kidney/pancreas transplantation at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2010. Dr. Desai is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and is also UNOS-certified as a transplant nephrologist. Dr. Desai is the Director of Nephrology for Solid Organ Transplant (Kidney, Heart, Lung Transplant Programs) as well as Advanced Heart Failure programs at Advocate Christ Medical center. He is also the Program Director of Transplant Medicine at Christ Hospital. Prior to this, he was the Medical Director of Transplant Research at Christ Hospital. Prior to joining Southwest Nephrology Associates in 2013, he was the Medical Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplant program at St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee. Dr. Desai’s areas of interest include immunosuppression in kidney/pancreas transplantation; kidney disease after heart, lung and liver transplantation and critical care nephrology. His academic areas of interest are kidney disease after ventricular assist devices as well as combined heart and kidney transplantation.

The NANI Southwest Nephrology Associates practice is comprised of 11 qualified and experienced nephrologists who provide comprehensive renal care to the community. We are the premier nephrology practice in the southwest corridor of Chicago. Southwest Nephrology Associates was founded in 1977 for the sole purpose of providing high quality, full spectrum nephrology care. This website is intended to introduce you to our physicians, our office policies, and our staff in order to make your care as efficient and simple as possible. We encourage you to contact us should you have any questions or suggestions for improving our services.