Sanjiv D. Mehta, MD, MBE

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Sanjiv D. Mehta, MD, MBE, is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Referral through emergency transport program: 800-590-2160

Background

Dr. Mehta graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Biology and Economics-Philosophy. He received his Medical Degree and Master of Bioethics from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency training in General Pediatrics and fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). In July 2023, he joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently an Assistant Professor of Critical Care and Pediatrics, as well as an attending physician in the CHOP pediatric intensive care unit. He is currently completing a Master of Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mehta's research focuses on the prediction, preparation, and prevention of clinical deterioration for hospitalized children inside and outside the ICU. He is interested in how we can leverage novel predictive technology, advanced care models, and diagnostic excellence to improve how we detect and respond to clinical deterioration. Along with his research efforts, he supports quality improvement efforts within the Preventing Codes Outside the ICU (PCOTI) initiative to improve our care processes for detecting children at risk for clinical deterioration at CHOP.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MBE - Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Certificate in Healthcare Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Please follow this link to Dr. Mehta’s PubMed Profile.