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Jay Desai, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Education

Medical School

B J Medical College, Gujarat University

Residency

Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, Cornell University

Fellowship

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California

Accomplishments

Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology; American Board of Pediatrics

Publications

Publications

Acute flaccid myelitis: cause, diagnosis, and management. Lancet. 2020 Dec 21. Murphy OC, Messacar K, Benson L, Bove R, Carpenter JL, Crawford T, Dean J, DeBiasi R, Desai J, Elrick MJ, Farias-Moeller R, Gombolay GY, Greenberg B, Harmelink M, Hong S, Hopkins SE, Oleszek J, Otten C, Sadowsky CL, Schreiner TL, Thakur KT, Van Haren K, Carballo CM, Chong PF, Fall A, Gowda VK, Helfferich J, Kira R, Lim M, Lopez EL, Wells EM, Yeh EA, Pardo CA.

Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of fluoxetine as an antiviral for acute flaccid myelitis. Neurology. 2019 04 30; 92(18):e2118-e2126. Messacar K, Sillau S, Hopkins SE, Otten C, Wilson-Murphy M, Wong B, Santoro JD, Treister A, Bains HK, Torres A, Zabrocki L, Glanternik JR, Hurst AL, Martin JA, Schreiner T, Makhani N, DeBiasi RL, Kruer MC, Tremoulet AH, Van Haren K, Desai J, Benson LA, Gorman MP, Abzug MJ, Tyler KL, Dominguez SR.

Proton Chemical Shift Imaging of the Brain in Pediatric and Adult Developmental Stuttering. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):85-94. O'Neill J, Dong Z, Bansal R, Ivanov I, Hao X, Desai J, Pozzi E, Peterson BS.

Reduced perfusion in Broca's area in developmental stuttering. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 04; 38(4):1865-1874. Desai J, Huo Y, Wang Z, Bansal R, Williams SC, Lythgoe D, Zelaya FO, Peterson BS.