About Me

Solid organ transplant (SOT) is a life-changing event in a patient’s life! I love bringing this joy to patients in need. I specialize in managing patients with chronic kidney disease and supporting pre- and post-op SOT patients. However, as a transplant nephrologist, I also help patients with kidney, pancreas or liver transplants as well as other solid organ transplants that have led to kidney issues.

Before training in transplant nephrology, I worked as an internist and nephrologist in a medically underserved community in rural California. This experience taught me the impact that compassionate care makes to a physician’s practice and patient outcomes. I wish to continue on this path and evaluate potential transplant recipients via outreach clinics in the community.

During my time in California, I also helped establish a nurse practitioner residency program and imparted nephrology training to residents. Later, during transplant nephrology training, I jumped at the opportunity to teach medical students and residents while giving patients the best care possible. At The Ohio State University College of Medicine, I can’t wait to see how I can continue to educate and mentor students as an assistant professor.

In terms of research, I’m very interested in long-term allograft outcomes with early and late T-cell mediated rejection as well as transplantation in patients with advanced malignancy.

I’m proud that The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of the leading institutions in multi-organ transplantation with over 300 kidney transplants a year. We take pride in providing top-notch patient care with excellence in clinical and basic science research. It’s only made possible because we have an excellent group of transplant physicians, surgeons, APP and ancillary staff working together.

In my free time, I enjoy cooking, hiking, biking, time with family, music on vinyl and photography.
  • Former co-director of nurse practitioner residency program, Open Door Health Canters, Eureka, California
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Hindi

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Organ Transplantation
  • Hypertension
  • Transplantation
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
  • Creatinine
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Blood Cell Count

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur,
1/1/2000 - 11/30/2005


East Tennessee State University - James H. Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN

7/1/2010 - 6/30/2013


Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Nephrology)

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division



The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

38 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.3 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

    Was great and explained things and answered my questions.

  • Reviewed on Aug 14, 2021

    All good

  • Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021


  • Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

    Great bedside manner with all interest in my health and wellbeing.

  • Reviewed on Apr 08, 2021

    Everyone was Great in the care that I have been given. What can I sa but I love OSU I was born there and they are still caring for me. Thank you All and God Bless you.

  • Reviewed on Mar 07, 2021

    very good

  • Reviewed on Jan 23, 2021

    Always kind

  • Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

    He was very nice and did his job.

  • Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020


Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 10/25/2021, Dr. Mehta has reported no relationships with companies or entities.