Neurointerventional Surgeon Brijesh P. Mehta, MD, has joined the Memorial Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Healthcare System as Medical Director of Stroke and Neurocritical Care. Also, he is employed with the Memorial Physician Group.
Dr. Mehta is skilled in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine in adult and pediatric patients, intracranial aneurysms, and atherosclerotic disease of the carotid and intracranial vasculature. He has advanced training in vascular lesions of the face and neck, including epistaxis, venolymphtic malformations, tumors and hemangiomas. He also treats vertebral compression fractures using minimally invasive techniques to provide improved stability to the spine and relieve pain.
Dr. Mehta attended Emory University for his undergraduate degree and received a bachelor of science in biology, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Mehta earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005 and was awarded the AOA fellowship to conduct neuroscience research.
He then completed eight years of specialty training at the following Harvard Medical School programs in Boston: internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2007); neurology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2010); stroke and neurocritical care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham &Women’s Hospital (2012); endovascular neurosurgery and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (2014).