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Deborah D. Desir, MD

Rheumatology

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Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

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Biography - Deborah D. Desir, MD

Deborah Dyett Desir, MD, is a graduate of Harvard University (cum laude) and Yale University School of Medicine (cum laude, AOA). She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and a fellowship in rheumatology at Yale University School of Medicine. She is the founder of the Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center, PC, in Hamden, Branford, and Milford, CT, and served as its medical director for 27 years. She is currently associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Yale School of Medicine, and medical director of Yale Medicine Rheumatology, Hamden.

Dr. Desir has served as an ACR alternate advisor to the AMA RUC Committee. She was a member of the ACR Government Affairs Committee, Committee on Rheumatologic Care, RheumPAC, and Finance Committee. She was a member of the State of Connecticut Partnership Advisory Panel on Lupus. She has served on the Ethics & Judicial Affairs Committee of the New Haven County Medical Association. She is on the Finance & Legislative Committees for the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) and served as CSMS Council representative from the Elizabeth Blackwell Woman’s Section. She is a past president of the New Haven County Medical Association

Dr. Desir is on the Board of the Cornell Scott Hill Health Center Foundation, the Board of Trustees of Quinnipiac University, and the Board of Directors of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. She is a member of the New Haven Chapter of The Links, Inc., the New Haven Chapter of Girlfriends, Inc., the Theta Epsilon Omega chapter of AKA Sorority, Inc., and the Garden Club of New Haven. She was a member of the Garden Club of America’s Ad Hoc Committee on Cultivating Common Ground and Building Diversity. She currently serves on the Police Commission for the Town of Woodbridge, CT, along with the Democratic Town Committee. She is a member of Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green in New Haven, CT.

She is the wife of Dr. Gary Desir and the daughter of the late Dr. Benjamin I. Dyett and Mrs. Betty M. Dyett. She is the mother of Carl (Reema), Matthew (Cortni), Chrysanthemum (Camille Seaberry), and Alexandra (Maurice Clarke), and the grandmother of Elodie, Amari, Zaydee and Lexington.

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Overview

Gender

Female

Specialty

Rheumatology

Conditions & Treatments

Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Arthritis, Bone Densitometry, Connective Tissue Disease, Dermatomyositis, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Lower Back Pain, Lupus, Lyme Disease, Neck Pain, Nutritional Counseling, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology, Scleroderma, Spinal Disorders, Tendonitis, Vasculitis

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

Yale School of Medicine

Internship

Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Residency

Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Fellowship

Yale School of Medicine

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  • AETNA
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  • CIGNA GATEKEEPER PRO
  • CIGNA HEALTHCARE
  • COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK
  • COMPWORKS
  • CONNECTICARE
  • CONSUMER HEALTH NETWORK
  • CORVEL
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK
  • FOCUS HEALTHCARE
  • GREAT WEST
  • HEALTHCARE VALUE MANAGEMENT
  • HUMANA
  • HUSKY
  • MANAGED COMP
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
  • PREFERRED HEALTH WORKS
  • PRIME HEALTH SERVICES
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (PHCS)
  • TRICARE - HEALTH NET FEDERAL
  • TRICARE/CHAMPUS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • WELLCARE

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Hamden, CT 06518

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