About Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

Dr. Mehta is Medical Director and Director of Medical Education for the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (BHI-MGH) and Director of Education at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (OCIM).

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 BHI-MGH and the Osher Center. Dr. Mehta sees patients at both locations 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. Dr. Mehta is board-certified  through the American Board of Integrative Medicine and has completed professional training in mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He serves on the Education and Membership Committees for the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) and is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

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Locations

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

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital
850 Boylston Street
4th Floor
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
617-732-9700

Medical Education

  • MPH, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • MD, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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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.