Nilesh K. Desai, MD


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School fellowship Pediatric Neuroradiology 2010
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School fellowship Diagnostic Neuroradiology 2009
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School residency Diagnostic Radiology 2008
Texas A&M College of Medicine-Scott & White Program internship Internal Medicine 2004
Texas A & M Health Science Center medical school Medical Degree 2003

Personal Statement

Dr. Desai is the Division Chief of Neuroradiology  at Texas Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology with subspecialty certification in Neuroradiology. He completed fellowships in both Neuroradiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology with Fetal MRI. He performs all aspects of neuroradiology and fetal imaging. His research interests include brain injury in congenital heart disease, non-accidental trauma and sickle cell disease. Honors include being a recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award from Emory University School of Medicine Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences prior to joining Texas Children's Hospital.


Organization Name Role
American College of Radiology Member
American Society of Neuroradiology Member
American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Member
Children?s Oncology Group Member
Society for Pediatric Radiology Member

Selected Publications

Desai NK,Mullins ME. An Imaging Approach to Diffuse White Matter Changes. Radiology Clinics ofNorthAmerica 2014 Mar;52(2):263-278.