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Amrita Parikh-Desai, MD

WakeMed Physician Practices providers
Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices – Primary Care – Cary Parkway
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Cary Hospital
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Office Location
Primary Care - Cary
3701 NW Cary Parkway, Suite 301
Parkway Primary Care
Cary, NC 27513
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Preventive Medicine, Women's Health & Management of acute & chronic medical conditions like Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Asthma, COPD, Thyroid Disorders & Osteoporosis
Medical School
Government Medical College in Nagpur, India
Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, N.Y.
American Board of Internal Medicine
Professional Memberships
American College of Physicians
Patient Care Philosophy
She strongly believes in providing compassionate care to all her patients and places strong emphasis on prevention and patient education.

Dr. Parikh- Desai is a board certified internist with the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has extensive experience in preventive medicine, women's health & management of various acute & chronic medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, COPD, thyroid disorders & osteoporosis. She strongly believes in providing compassionate care to all her patients and places strong emphasis on prevention and patient education.

She earned her Bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from Government Medical College in Nagpur, India, and completed her Residency at Queens Hospital Center of Jamaica, N.Y., which is affiliated with the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has been in private practice since she moved to North Carolina in 1994 & calls North Carolina her home.

A member of the American College of Physicians®, Dr. Desai has worked in private practice as well as inpatient hospital care. For 2 years she served as the sole provider at Pinnacle Internal Medicine in Raleigh, N.C., before joining The Cary Internal Medicine & Diabetes Center, in Cary, N.C. in 2006.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, music, yoga & traveling.

Insurance We Accept

WakeMed contracts with most major health insurance carriers. View a list of Insurance we accept.

Before scheduling an appointment with either a WakeMed employed provider or a community-based affiliated physician, we encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co-insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility.

If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.

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