Meet the Team

Meet our Doctor

Dr. Sandra P. Desai, DPM

Dr. Desai is a podiatrist with over 20 years of experience. Having moved to Southwest Florida in 1994, she brought with her all of her previous training and extensive experience as a podiatric physician in New York City. She received a Bachelors of Science in both Biology and Chemistry from South Dakota State University and went on to receive her DPM from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She is consistently attending APMA conferences to stay up to date on her skills. She is married to Dr. Sudhanshu B. Desai, DDS, a dentist in Southwest Florida, and has 3 beautiful daughters. Schedule an appointment and meet Dr. Desai today!

Meet our Staff 

Joyce Naik

Schedule Coordinator

Joyce has been the friendly face at our front desk for many years. Having originally moved to Southwest Florida from New York, she brings value to our team. Aside from spending time with her grandchildren, she enjoys working part-time at Publix and contributing to many charities such as March of Dimes and Salvation Army. Stop by and have a chat with Joyce today!

Shivani Desai

Medical Assistant

Shivani is the youngest member of our team and is glad to be meeting all of the patients. A recent graduate of Clemson University, she will be attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville in the fall of 2018 to pursue her goals of becoming a doctor. In her free time she likes to read, exercise, and play golf.


Arlenys Perez

Medical Assistant

Raised in Cape Coral, Arlenys earned her associates degree in Science and graduated with her medical assisting degree from Rasmussen College in Fort Myers. With 3 1/2 years of medical assisting training, she skillfully assists the doctor with all of our patients. Arlenys is also the young mother of a little boy and girl. In her free time, she loves to read and spend time at the beach with her family.