Desai Health

New Patient Information

New Patient Information – Please read carefully 

If you are interested in becoming a new patient, please click on the “New Patient Form’ link to access our online new patient questionnaire. Please read the following information carefully before clicking on the New Patient Form link (under Clinic Intake Forms below).  Once this information has been received and reviewed we will contact you – typically within 2 business days. 

****PLEASE NOTE: We do not treat substance use/abuse, eating disorders, conduct disorders, schizophrenic disorders, borderline personality disorder, or patients on multiple controlled substances. Patients with these conditions will not be considered for intake. Please contact us if you have any questions**** 

Medication Management services (providers and accepted insurances):

  • Chirag Desai, MD (ages 8-17) – Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare, United HealthCare
  • Christopher Calandro, APRN (ages 18-64) – Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare,United Healthcare

Psychotherapy services (providers and accepted insurances)*:

  • Ann Frecker, LCSW, RPT-S (ages 8-17) – Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare, United Healthcare, Zelis/Medica
  • Adria Pratt-Forte, LMHC (ages 12-45) – Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, PHCS, Tricare, Zelis/Medica, United Healthcare, Zelis/Medica
  • Allison Dyal, LMHC (ages 12-65) – Aetna, Meritain, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare, Zelis/Medica
  • Sherryl Makeever, LCSW (ages 18-64) – Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, PHCS, Tricare, Zelis/Medica, United Healthcare, Zelis/Medica 
  • Teresa Tuason, PHD (ages 8-64) – accepts Aetna, Cigna, Meritain, Multiplan/PHCS, Tricare, Zelis/Medica

*United Healthcare individual or employer group plans only – not for Dual Complete or MMA/Medicaid plans

*We do not accept any Medicaid plans, including United Healthcare, CMS, or Florida Healthy Kids

Clinic Intake Forms

New Patient Forms

Release of Information

If you have any questions or concerns about the intake process, please contact us at:

  • Email:
  • Phone:+1 (904) 638-8164 
  • Fax: +1 (704) 270-6207
  • Address: 8823 San Jose Blvd, Suite 301, Jacksonville, FL 32217
  • Office hours Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00  (we are closed for lunch daily 12:00 – 1:00)

Make An Appointment

We look forward to hearing from you and are happy to answer any questions you may have!