Sagar Sardesai

Sagar Sardesai, MBBS


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Overall Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8 out of 5




Hindi, Marathi


I’m a breast medical oncologist and researcher who joined the Division of Medical Oncology in 2016 after fellowship training in hematology and oncology at Indiana University. I have a proven track record of academic and clinical excellence. I earned my medical degree in Mumbai, India and my master’s degree in public health at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. I completed a general internal medicine internship at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine – State University of New York before embarking on my fellowship training at IU. I was rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2017.

My research involves identifying predictive biomarkers in BRCA gene-mutated tumors and triple-negative breast cancers. I also have research interests in women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancers, and in the correlation between breast density and obesity in healthy women.

I have published manuscripts in scientific journals and presented original articles at national conferences. I am a reviewer for multiple medical journals and am a member of several medical organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Hematology and American Medical Association.

Working at the OSUCCC – James gives me the resources and technology to provide the best care possible to my patients. I try and educate each patient about their condition, so they can make active decisions regarding treatment. At The James, we define cancer by its biologic and genetic makeup, knowing that it’s different in each person. Through collaboration and cutting-edge technology, we create improved outcomes, faster responses, fewer side effects and more hope for cancer patients.

Education and Background


Topiwala National Medical College

Bombay, India


SUNY at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY



Indiana University Medical Center

Indianapolis, USA

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Medicine Oncology)

Academic Department

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Medical Oncology

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the university requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their university responsibilities. As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Sardesai has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.




Patient Satisfaction Review

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the five questions gathered from the Outpatient Oncology survey, developed by Press Ganey Associates for use in oncology clinics across the country. On behalf of The James, Press Ganey administers the survey to patients who see our providers in an outpatient clinic office. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of The James.

Overall Ratings (out of 105 reviews)
4.8 out of 5
Kept you informed about your condition and treatment

4.8/ 5

Amount of time spent with you

4.8/ 5

Concern for your questions and issues

4.8/ 5

Skill and knowledge

4.9/ 5

Overall quality of care

4.8/ 5

Patient Comments (13 total comments)

Reviewed: 11/6/2019

Dr. Sardesai is the best! I highly recommend him.

Reviewed: 10/31/2019

patient,courtesy, kind and knowledgeable

Reviewed: 9/20/2019

Dr Sardesai always listens to my questions and concerns. He is so compassionate.

Reviewed: 9/18/2019

Dr. Sardesai is outstanding throughout all my visits.

Reviewed: 8/29/2019

Dr. Sardesai was superb. I cannot imagine a better physician.

Reviewed: 8/24/2019

I feel so comfortable with Dr. Sardesai and his team. He is a genuine, caring individual. His staff are the same way.

Reviewed: 8/16/2019

I recently switched oncologists and I am extremely happy that I did. I really like and trust Dr. Sardesai.

Reviewed: 6/14/2019

Dr Sardesai is a very caring and through doctor. He has a wonderful bedside manner. I am grateful to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed: 5/28/2019

Dr. Sardesai had a very open and calming demeanor. He explained, listened, and commented while educating myself and my family in such a way as I felt we were good friends. It was an extraordinarily positive experience.

Reviewed: 5/22/2019

love my new oncologist. Dr Sardesai. He called me personally. Shows great concern and care for me.

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