Poonam Desai

Emergency Medicine Physician


Dr Poonam Desai is an Emergency Medicine physician, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Weill Cornell Medical School and teaching faculty at a Level 1 Trauma centre and academic hospital. She is also board certified in Lifestyle Medicine, a health coach, and has a keen interest in precision medicine. 

Her many hobbies include teaching, dancing, hiking, travelling, pilates, yoga, and writing. 

She is a professional dancer and has received many accolades for her performances.  She recently performed at the world-renowned Lincoln Center in New York City. 

Her true passion is helping everyone perform at their absolute peak and helping people live as long as they can with the highest quality of life achievable. She accomplishes this with a well-rounded approach to holistic health with a keen interest in Ayurvedic medicine, lifestyle medicine, and nutrition.  She currently practices in New York City, where she lives with her husband.  

All sessions

Planning a Pregnancy and Postpartum Care of Mom and Baby

  • 5 August, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 8:30pm

Getting your Sexy Back After Having A Baby: Exercise & Motherhood*

  • 18 July, 2020
  • 3:00pm - 3:50pm