Missing the California sunshine, she came back to California for residency in Internal Medicine at UC Davis in Sacramento. After completing residency, she joined the UC Davis Medical Center staff and worked as a Hospitalist. In 2015, she came to VMC, drawn by the residents, patients, and the bay area.
Dr. Desai has been the ILP Hospitalist director since June 2016. Her interests include discussing death and bereavement, focusing on the patient experience, maintaining resident wellness on the wards, and managing the transition from resident to hospitalist. Dr. Desai also serves as chair of the hospital’s Formulary and Management Subcommittee.
In her free time, Amisha enjoys hiking through the surrounding hills, sampling the amazing food, wine, and cocktails in the bay area, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.