Arti Dilip Desai, MD

Arti Dilip Desai, MD

Pediatrics-Inpatient, Hospital Medicine

On staff since August 2012

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

"As a clinician and researcher, I am interested in ensuring families have access to comprehensive, coordinated care for their children and finding innovative strategies to achieve this goal."

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Pediatric Early Research Career (PERC) Award Seattle Children's Research Institute July 2015 - Sept. 2016
    Young Investigator Award Academic Pediatric Association April 2014 - Oct. 2015
    Hearst Fellows Award Seattle Children's Research Institute Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development July 2013 - Oct. 2014
    • Desai AD, Durkin LK, Jacob-Files EA, Mangione-Smith R
      Caregiver Perceptions of Hospital-to-Home Transitions by Medical Complexity: A Qualitative Study
      Academic Pediatrics , 2015 Sept. 26
    • Desai AD | Popalisky J | Simon TD | Mangione-Smith RM
      The Effectiveness of Family-Centered Transition Processes From Hospital Settings to Home: A Review of the Literature.
      Hospital pediatrics , 2015 Apr, - 2015 Apr, : 5(4)219-231
    • Desai AD | Zhou C | Stanford S | Haaland W | Varni JW | Mangione-Smith RM
      Validity and responsiveness of the pediatric quality of life inventory (PedsQL) 4.0 generic core scales in the pediatric inpatient setting.
      JAMA pediatrics , 2014 Dec. - 2014 Dec. : 168(12)1114-21


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit


Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, Palo Alto


Quality of Care Research, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Providing high-quality care to children and youth hospitalized on the general medical service.

Research Description

Mixed-methods research to develop family-centered quality measures for hospital-to-home transitions and to investigate innovative health information technology solutions to improve access to comprehensive, coordinated care for children with medical complexity.