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Vipin Mehta, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-0643
Departments
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Specialties

  • Heart Center
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive CABG
Pediatric cardiac anesthesia
Adult cardiac anesthesia
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, MGM Medical College
Residency, M.Y. Hospital
Fellowship, Children's Hospital Boston
Fellowship, University of Alabama Hospital
Board Certifications
Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyProfessional activities:

  • Teaching adult and pediatric cardiac anesthesiology subjects to residents and fellows
  • Teaching adult and pediatric cardiac trans esophageal echocardiography to residents and fellows
  • Teaching pediatric cardiac post-surgical patient care to PICU fellows
  • Participate in teaching and giving lectures in topics related to pediatric and adult cardiac anesthesia in national conferences in India; give talks on similar topics in various institutes and university hospitals in India and Ghana, Africa.
  • Part of Children's Hospital Pediatric Cardiac surgical team to manage patients with congenital heart disease, pre-, per- and post-operatively and help them eventually to start pediatric cardiac institute, first in West Africa
  • Involved in administrative activities in day to day working in pediatric cardiac subdivision of cardiac anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Research:
  • Co-investigator in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center study to evaluate the cardioprotective effects of MC-1 in patients undergoing high risk CABG surgery, 2006.
  • Worked as co-investigator in Primo CABG trial II competed in April 2006.
  • Worked as a principal investigator in phase III trial of Pexlizumab in November 2003, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2002-2003.
  • 2002-2003: Principal investigator in phase 3 trial of Pexlizumab. Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • 2006: Co-investigator. Randomized, double blinded, placebo controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the cardioprotective effects of MC-1 in patients undergoing high risk CABG surgery.
  • April 2006: Co-investigator in completed Primo CABG trial II.

Publications1. Mann D, Qu JZ, Mehta V. Congenital heart diseases with left-to-right shunts. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2004 Fall;42(4):45-58. Review.
2. Mann D, Mehta V. Cardiovascular embryology. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2004 Fall;42(4):15-28.
3. Levine WC, Mehta V, Landesberg G. Anesthesia for the elderly: selected topics. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2006 Jun;19(3):320-4. Review.
4. Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors. Published July 2007.

Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-0643
Fax: 617-726-5985