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Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH

  • Medical Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

617-643-6090

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Overview

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine Physician Consultant

Departments

Medicine

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, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Gujarati
Locations
  • 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

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

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

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

Contact

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

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