Dr. Desai grew up in Orlando, Florida, and attended both college and medical school at the University of Miami, and completed her residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She has a special interest in international health and family planning and also speaks Spanish.
Dr. Desai and her husband, Sarat Ganga, moved to the Raleigh-Durham area for new job opportunities and look forward to a change from the fast pace of Miami to the feasible pace of Raleigh-Durham. Both Dr. Desai and her husband love to get outside and go hiking, and engage in any water activities.
Frank A. Frenduto, M.D.
Dr. Frenduto was born and raised in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor of science and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Frenduto joined Durham Women's Clinic in July 1998.
His special interests are high-risk pregnancies, laparoscopic surgery, and gynecologic ultrasound. One of the most rewarding aspects of his work is building relationships with his patients and their families over the years. He truly enjoys his job. Words to describe Dr. Frenduto include happy, genuine, caring, compassionate, dedicated, hardworking, outdoorsman, and family-centered.
Barrett Gunter, M.D.
Barrett Gunter has been with Durham Women’s Clinic since 1986. He likes the triple win and combined benefits of working for an independent private medical practice, having admission privileges at a community hospital (Duke Regional), and interacting with/teaching OB/Gyn residents from Duke University Medical Center. His dedication to women’s health has been unwavering for this tenure. Now, 30 years later, his vital contributions continue to invigorate the practice.
Nichelle Satterfield, M.D.
Dr. Satterfield grew up in Colorado and attended Colorado State University. She then moved to North Carolina after college to join her family, who had moved to Raleigh while she was in school. She attended the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed her Ob/Gyn residency at Duke University. She is married and is expecting her first baby this November.
Her clinical interests include minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, contraception, adolescent gynecology, and prenatal care. She is fluent in Spanish. Outside of work she enjoys spending time at the beach and in the NC mountains.