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Dr. Sanjay R. Mehta, MD

Dr. Sanjay R. Mehta, MD

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    Overview

    Sanjay R. Mehta, MD, is one of the solid organ transplant infectious disease faculty at UC San Diego Health. He maintains an HIV-HCV co-infection clinic and is an assistant director of the Clinical Microbiology Lab at UC San Diego. He is also one of the faculty advisors for the UC Haiti Project.As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Mehta instructs medical students, residents and fellows. His research interests include tropical infectious diseases and their interactions with HIV, and in particular the immunology of Leishmaniasis. Dr. Mehta has developed in vivo and in vitro methods to more rapidly screen anti-Leishmanial therapeutics, and has worked on vaccine development for the parasite.He also has a strong interest in viral evolution, and how HIV evolves within an individual and a population. Understanding how the virus evolves provides knowledge about the pathogenicity, transmission and spread of the HIV. In particular, Dr. Mehta is working on how phylogenetic models can help us learn about ongoing epidemics, and predict how they may spread.Dr. Mehta completed a fellowship in infectious disease at University of Maryland School of Medicine and at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Mehta holds a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/Pages/id.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Infectious Disease Specialist

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland

    Medical Degree - University of London

    Other Degree - University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    Medical Degree - Transplant Infectious Disease Specialist

    Medical Degree - Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Other Degree - University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Languages

    Marathi

    Portuguese

    Medical Conditions Treated

    Medical Procedures Performed

    Insurances

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest UC San Diego Medical Center

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6222

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Sanjay Mehta accepting new patients?

    Yes, Sanjay Mehta is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Sanjay Mehta offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Mehta's office at (858) 657-7000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Sanjay Mehta offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Mehta's office at (858) 657-7000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Sanjay Mehta speak?

    Sanjay Mehta speaks English, Marathi and Portuguese.

    Which board certifications does Sanjay Mehta have?

    Sanjay Mehta is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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