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Specializes in Neurotology • Male • Age 38

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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Accepting new patients?

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Ritvik P. Mehta MD, A Professional Corporation
Ritvik P. Mehta MD, A Professional Corporation
9834 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Dr. Mehta's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurotology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurotology
    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Cochlear Implant Insertion
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Ataxia
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Broken Nose
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hyperacusis
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
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    • Orbital Fracture
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Uc San Diego
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Complete in 2006

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Complete in 2007
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Mehta & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Mehta's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Mehta

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. Mehta
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
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    200 W Arbor Dr
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 543-2120 (Office)
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