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Margaret M Desa, MD

(714) 480-0044


Board Certified:

Special Interests:
Asthma and eczema


Dr. Desa is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

Kids Care Pediatrics
1125 East 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
phone: (714) 480-0044
fax: (714) 480-0060
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1164 North Euclid Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
phone: (714) 778-0613
fax: (714) 778-2098
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1020 South Anaheim Boulevard
Suite 104
Anaheim, CA 92805
phone: (714) 758-2858
fax: (714) 758-3723
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Physician Bio

Dr. Desa received her MD degree at the Goa Medical College in India. She completed her internship there as well and did her residency at the White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles. She is affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.

Dr. Desa also speaks Spanish.

Her philosophy of care is that she "treats every child as I would my own."


  • Medical School
    Goa Medical College, India
  • Pediatric Residency
    White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

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