Dr. PoorviKirit Desai is a native to the Tampa Bay area. After completing the International Baccalaureate program at St. Petersburg High School, she went on earn her medical degree from the accelerated six-year program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in 2015. She then returned to Tampa to complete her internal medicine residency at the University of South Florida in 2018 and hematology/oncology fellowship at USF/Moffitt Cancer Center in 2021. She has been recognized by receiving the 2020 Conquer Cancer Foundation Howard E. Lessner Endowed Merit Award by the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Moffitt Fellowship Spotlight Award, and she was a 2017 ACP Florida Poster Finalist. She has participated in several research projects and authored numerous high-impact publications, including book chapters.
Dr. Desai is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), Florida Association of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) and the Hillsborough County Medical Association (HCMA). In her free time, Dr. Desai enjoys cooking, traveling, yoga, and pilates. She has a special interest in personalized medicine, cancer survivorship, and lifestyle medicine.
Dr. Desai is accepting new patients at our Park Street clinic.