Dimple P. Desai, MDDimple P. Desai, MD
Resident Physician
Chief Resident

Dr. Desai joined The Department of Family Medicine in 2014.  She is a resident physician in training at the Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson.   Dr. Desai received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas and attended medical school here at UTMB.

Dr. Desai is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Neonatal Life Support (ANLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

Dr. Desai's academic and clinical interests include behavioral medicine, community medicine, integrative medicine and preventive health.

  A Personal Note from Dr. Desai  

I was born in Ocala, Florida and moved to the Rio Grande Valley when I was 11 years old. I attended University of Texas Pan- American for my undergraduate in Chemistry with a minor in Biology and Psychology and then came to UTMB for medical school.

I was drawn to family medicine because it is a specialty that promotes a long-term relationship with the patient – from birth to death and allows me to build a longitudinal relationship with patients culminating in one of the most gratifying experiences a physician could have.     Family medicine also allows me to encompass all my interests of preventative medicine, behavioral medicine and community health into one field and being diversified in my skill set to provide the best care to patients.

The UTMB Family Medicine residency program was an excellent fit for me because of its strong emphasis on behavioral medicine, community health, integrative medicine, and preventative medicine. UTMB has provided me a warm and nurturing environment with endless support to help me achieve my academic goals.

During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and newborn son. My favorite activities include catching up on good reading, watching movies, cooking, watching the Spurs play, and hanging out with friends.

Practice Location(s):

2401 W, FM 646, Suite C
Dickinson, TX 77539

Appointment Line:

(409) 772-2166
(800) 917-8906

Fax Number:
(281) 614-1587


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

After Hours
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