about Dr. Desai
Dr. Sarang Desai is a fellowship trained and board certified surgeon practicing general orthopedics in Plano and Frisco, TX. He specializes in providing surgical as well as non-surgical treatment for various medical conditions of the foot and ankle. Dr. Desai has been an active participant in athletics and, thus, he has a keen interest in the sports injuries of the foot and ankle and endeavors for a safe and rapid return to the sporting activities. Owing to his healthy and active lifestyle, he has also completed an Ironman 70.3, a long distance triathlon race, in Austin, TX.

Dr. Desai received his graduate degree from the University of Texas where he was also an athlete in the team ‘All-America.’ For his medical degree, he went to the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Desai completed his residency in orthopedic surgery from St. James Hospital, Chicago and an AO fellowship from the prestigious institute, Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center.

Dr. Desai is proficient in performing reconstructive and minimally invasive surgery for various foot and ankle problems including fractures, sports injuries, arthritis, ankle pain etc. He is the founder-cum-managing director of the Baylor Plano Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Program which is intended to provide fineness in foot and ankle care to the people of North Texas.


  • Serving as a faculty at AO North America and imparts advanced techniques of foot and ankle surgery to other nationwide orthopedic surgeons.
  • Serving for the Post-Graduate and Education Committee for American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.
  • Authored the topic of ‘ankle arthroscopy’, for FootCareMD, an educational resource designed by American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.
  • Delivered several lectures for American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Besides, Dr. Desai is currently the team physician for the professional indoor soccer team ‘Dallas Sidekicks.’ He is also a mentor for many other local sports groups including Cirque Du Soleil and World Olympic Gymnastics Academy.

Watch Dr. Desai on KTVT Dallas discussing "How to Avoid Concussions While Playing Sports"
Watch Dr. Desai on KTVT Dallas discussing "How to Train to Avoid Injuries"

General Orthopaedics
Non-operative and operative treatment of all foot and ankle injuries and disorders 

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Fellowship :Foot and Ankle Surgery Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center, Detroit 2008-2009
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery St. James Hospital, Chicago 2004-2008

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Medical Director/Founder Baylor Plano Foot and Ankle Program
Dallas Sidekicks Professional Indoor Soccer Team Lead Team Physician
Orthopaedic Consultant: World Olympic Gymnastic Academy, Cirque du Soleil
Foot and Ankle Consultant: Texas Legends, Allen Americans
AO North American Foot and Ankle Faculty

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Post-Graduate and Education Committee

Member The International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Member Texas Orthopaedic Medical Association

Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Recognized by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons as Leading Physicians fo the World and Top Orthopaedic Surgeon in Texas 2012

Patients Choice Award 2012 - selected as one of Texas' favorite physicians
Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2011
Dallas Cup Soccer Tournament Orthopaedic Physician 2011

Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon Baylor Sports Care Plano 2010-2011
All-American athlete at The University of Texas

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