Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine Physician Consultant



Clinical Interests
  • General internal medicine
  • Integrative medicine
  • Mind body medicine
  • Meditation
  • Dietary supplements
  • Lifestyle management
  • Behavior change
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
Medical Education
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Gujarati
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General West
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dr. Mehta received his BA in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MD from University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Illinois-Chicago Hospital. In 2008, he completed a clinical research fellowship in complementary and integrative medicine at the Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center, during which he received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.

His educational and research interests include curricular development in complementary and integrative medical therapies, mind/body educational interventions in health professions training, and promotion of professionalism in medical trainees. He directs medical student and resident rotational electives at the Benson-Henry Institute.  Dr. Mehta sees patients in a consultative role for use of complementary and integrative medical therapies, as well as mind/body interventions for stress management and stress reduction.

Dr. Mehta is active in the Massachusetts Medical Society, and is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.  Dr. Mehta is a diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine, and has completed professional training in mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Mehta DH, Gardiner PM, Phillips RS, McCarthy EP.  Herbal and dietary supplement disclosure to health care providers by individuals with chronic conditions.  J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Dec;14(10):1263-9.

Mehta DH, Phillips RS, Davis RB, McCarthy EP.  Use of complementary and alternative therapies by Asian Americans. Results from the National Health Interview Survey.  J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jun;22(6):762-7. Epub 2007 Mar 14.

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News & Events


Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
151 Merrimac Street
4th Floor
Boston MA, 02114-4714
Phone 1: 617-643-6090
Fax: 617-643-6077

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