WakeMed Urgent Care locations at Ashville Avenue in Cary, Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, and Forestville Crossing in Raleigh closed on Friday, April 19 at 3 pm due to severe weather. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, April 20.
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We are pleased to offer our valued patients the ability to schedule an appointment online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week without ever picking up the phone. As always, if you don't see an appointment time or type that works for you, please contact our office directly so we can help.
Simply choose your physician, preferred location and type of visit, and select the appointment time that works best for you.
If you have received care at a WakeMed Hospital or in a WakeMed Physician Practices office, you have more access to more features and functionality through WakeMed MyChart..
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.
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.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610