Dr. Mehta is an honors graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville where he received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. He then received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. After completing his pediatric residency at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. Mehta continued at Emory to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
Prior to joining Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, Dr. Mehta was a pediatric gastroenterology attending physician at Arnold Palmer Hospital Center for Pediatric Digestive Health and Nutrition in Orlando, Florida. While there, he also served as clinical instructor at both Florida State University’s College of Medicine and the University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine. In addition, he participated in the ImproveCareNow program, a nationwide collaborative of pediatric gastroenterology centers to improve the standard of care and outcomes of children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Board certified in pediatric gastroenterology, Dr. Mehta has presented nationally and locally on several pediatric digestive topics, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), IBD, and probiotics. He has also contributed book chapters on the manifestations and treatment of GERD. He is a member of The American Gastroenterological Association, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, and the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN).
Dr. Mehta’s primary areas of clinical interest include IBD, GI issues related to cystic fibrosis, and GI diseases resulting from food allergies, including eosinophilic esophagitis. He is fluent in Gujarati and joined the practice’s Pediatric and Adolescent Division in 2014.