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Brijal M Desai MD - Radiation Oncology - Livingston

Brijal M Desai MD

Primary Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Affiliations
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Address:
    Short Hills Radiology Oncology, PC
    94 Old Short Hills Rd
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center Dept of Radiation Oncology
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    Fax:
    (973) 322-5648

    Physician Information

    Brijal Desai, MD received a dual degree with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A. in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania and his Radiation Oncology Residency at Northwestern University in Chicago where he served as Chief Resident.

    Dr. Desai has penned numerous publications on radiation therapy including proton therapy for recurrent brain tumors, brain metastases management, and on the development of novel therapeutics for metastatic melanoma. His research work during residency has led to several poster presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American Radium Society, Radiological Society of North America, Society of Neuro-Oncology, and the American Association for Cancer Research annual meetings.

    Dr. Desai has extensive clinical experience using a myriad of radiation oncology technologies including three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), high-dose rate (HDR) and low-dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy, proton therapy, intraoperative radiation therapy, hyperthermia, pediatric radiation oncology and total body irradiation. He is a member of numerous medical organizations including the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

    His clinical practice focuses on treating tumors of the central nervous system, head and neck cancers, lung cancers, and on treating patients using CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery.