Sohum Desai, MD


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Neuroscience Institute
2121 Pease Street
Suite 406
Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: (956) 389-3600
Fax: (956) 389-3601

Medical Education

  • Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Medical School: Texas A&M University Health Science Center
  • Undergraduate: Texas A&M University Kingsville

About The Provider

Dr. Sohum Desai is a neurosurgeon whose clinical focus involves the treatment of cranial and spinal conditions. He currently serves a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Desai grew up in Edinburg, Texas and obtained his bachelors of science in Biology at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas. He earned his medical degree with honors at Texas A&M University Health Science Center in College Station, Texas. Dr. Desai then completed his neurosurgical residency at University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Desai has published in peer-reviewed journals including Stroke, Neurosurgery, and the Journal of Neurosurgery.


  • William R. Cheek award for outstanding performance on the Pediatric Neurosurgery service at Texas Children's Hospital
  • Presidential Award for Excellence in Community Outreach

Special Interests

  • Brain tumors
  • Aneurysms
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Various spinal conditions