Nisha Deshpande, PA-C, MPAS, is a family medicine physician assistant with Vista Physician Group in our Lindenhurst office. She has more than 20 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Emergency Medicine. She is also a Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner.
Nisha’s father was a physician who often did humanitarian work with Doctors without Borders, which inspired her to go into medicine so she too could help others. Her philosophy is to provide the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice and education. “Every patient should be treated as a valued individual,” she says. Nisha believes that having empathy and respectfulness with all patients goes a long way. Her favorite part of her job is developing relationships with patients and seeing positive outcomes through education and treatments.
- Annual physicals
- School physicals
- Preventative medicine
Conditions Commonly Treated:
- Orthopedic injuries
- Acute illnesses (colds, strep throat, ear infections, pink eye)
Nisha Deshpande's Education and Training:
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Getting to Know Nisha Deshpande:
Nisha was born and raised in Skokie and now lives in the north suburbs with her husband, children and two hamsters. She enjoys participating in triathlons and half-marathons, as well as reading, gardening, volunteering at animal shelters, archery, playing the viola, baking sweets, and traveling. Some fun facts about Nisha are that she knows American Sign Language and she’s traveled to 21 countries, including Antarctica, where she was able to interact with the penguins in their natural habitats.