A Plainfield, IL Board Certified physician specializing in Ophthalmology, Dr. Ankit Desai, MD, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2020.

PLAINFIELD, IL, January 19, 2021 /Neptune100/ — Castle Connolly Top Doctors®, the official source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Plainfield’s Ophthalmology specialist Dr. Ankit Desai, MD for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year.

Castle Connolly publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors at www.castleconnolly.com, as well as in a wide variety of partner publications, magazines, and affiliate websites. All told, more than 57,000 physicians – approximately 5% of the nation’s licensed physicians – have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors are selected by the Castle Connolly team after being nominated by peer physicians in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs and each year tens of thousands of doctors cast many tens of thousands of nominations. Honorees are selected from the nominees by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including their medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and more.

About Ankit Desai, MD: a short profile by and about the honoree:
As a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal and macular diseases, Dr. Desai has always practiced with the philosophy of treating his patients like family. Dr. Desai is a native Chicagoan, growing up in Joliet, Illinois. He attended the Illinois Institute of Technology where he studied molecular biochemisty and biophysics. He then went on to earn his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, graduating with honors. After completing his ophthalmology residency at Saint Louis University, he went on to complete a two-year surgical fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to returning to the Chicagoland area, he was an associate professor of ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri, training future eye physicians.

For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor, please visit Ankit Desai, MD’s profile on www.castleconnolly.com.

Castle Connolly’s co-founder and chairman, Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Desai’s recognition: “Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly Top Doctors. Our goal is to make it easier for an average person to find the right doctor for them in what can be an overwhelming process at a difficult time in a person’s life. Dr. Desai was nominated by physician peers and selected by our physician-led research team at Castle Connolly. Selection is an impressive accomplishment worthy of recognition. My congratulations to Dr. Desai.”

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., with approval by and/or contributions from Ankit Desai, MD.

Castle Connolly identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides, online directories, and through its partnerships with more than 50 city and regional magazines and major newspapers all across the United States. It is important to note that doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Learn more at www.castleconnolly.com.

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Contact Information:
Dr. Ankit Desai, MD

Source: American Registry and Castle Connolly on behalf of Ankit Desai, MD