Jay Mehta, MD, MS

Jay Mehta, MD, MS

Jay Mehta, MD, MS, is the Clinical Director of the Division of Rheumatology and the Assistant Program Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Nevada, Reno, NV


Pediatrics - University of Colorado, Denver, CO


Pediatric Rheumatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MS in Translational Research - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Director, Division of Rheumatology

Assistant Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

Pediatric Rheumatologist

Departments and Services




Pillai S, Mehta J, Levin T, Muzumdar H, Nandalike K. Shrinking Lung Syndrome Presenting as an Initial Pulmonary Manifestation of SLE. Lupus. 2014 Oct;23(11):1201-3. doi: 10.1177/0961203314536248. Epub 2014 May 16.


Mehta J, Yokogawa N., and Lieberman S. A Comparison of Serologic Profiles of Children with Sjögren Syndrome Based on the Presence or Absence of Parotitis. (Presented at Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium, Orlando, FL, April 2014).

Mehta J, Lin J, and Ilowite N. Phenotypic Clusters in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. (Presented at American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2013).

Awards and Honors

2014, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Lewis M. Fraad Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching

2008-2010, American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Fund Physician Scientist Development Award

2007, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Research Training Fellowship

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2006-present, American College of Rheumatology

2006-present, Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance