Dr. Paayal Mehta, MD

Dr. Paayal Mehta, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Paayal Mehta, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Riverhead, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Gajra Raja Medical College in 1994 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

715 Roanoke Ave Ste 1

Riverhead, NY 11901

Contact Information

(631) 963-4750

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareConnect
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 84% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mehta "Patient comes first. My goal is to provide the highest level of care to my patients."

5  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Gajra Raja Med Coll-Ja Grp Hosps
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Gajra Raja Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Jiwaji University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Sound Shore Medical Center Of Westchester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Med Center At Princeton
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Gold Medal for Best Surgical Resident, 1994
  • SLS Award, 2003
Media & Publications
  • Micro invasive Surgery, using the 2mm laparoscope, 1997
  • Laparoscopic Resection of Colon Cancer: Long term Results and Survival, May 2005
  • Rupture of an infrarenal aortic aneurysm, resulting in paraplegia, August1999
  • CD 117 as a specific tumor marker for GIST: A case report, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mehta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mehta to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mehta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Metah has performed surgeries on ME, my husband and my son. She is a great surgeon and doctor. its a pleasure to come to her office always.
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She is by far one of the best doctors I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She is honest, trustworthy, knowledgable, and has a great bedside manner. Anyone considering having weight loss surgery should not hesitate to use her. I'm so glad I found her. I had sleeve on 12/2/15 and have had...more
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It the greatest Dr I ever have and she a great person and have a good communication wit her patients I can't complain I love her she the best bastric surgery and still is my doctor
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