Sapan S. Desai, MD, PhD, MBA is an internationally-recognized double board certified vascular surgeon specializing in both minimally-invasive endovascular procedures and open surgical operations. Dr. Desai received his MD and PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago before continuing on to Duke University to complete his general surgery training. He spent one year there as faculty, and also completed his MBA online during that time. He completed his vascular surgery fellowship at the Texas Medical Center, one of the largest and busiest health care complexes in the world. Prior to joining Northwest Community Hospital, Dr. Desai was surgical faculty, Vice Chairman of Research, Director of Quality, and Director of the Surgical Skills Center at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Desai is a vascular surgeon and the Director of Surgical Quality at Northwest Community Hospital. Dr. Desai is the author of more than 200 publications and textbooks in medicine.