Dr. Sanjay Mehta, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Sanjay Mehta, MD
Sanjay R. Mehta, MD, is one of the solid organ transplant infectious disease faculty at UC San Diego Health. He maintains an HIV-HCV co-infection clinic and is an assistant director of the Clinical Microbiology Lab at UC San Diego. He is also one of the faculty advisors for the UC Haiti Project. As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Mehta instructs medical students, residents and fellows. His research interests include tropical infectious diseases and their interactions with HIV, and in particular the immunology of Leishmaniasis. Dr. Mehta has developed in vivo and in vitro methods to more rapidly screen anti-Leishmanial therapeutics, and has worked on vaccine development for the parasite. He also has a strong interest in viral evolution, and how HIV evolves within an individual and a population. Understanding how the virus evolves provides knowledge about the pathogenicity, transmission and spread of the HIV. In particular, Dr. Mehta is working on how phylogenetic models can help us learn about ongoing epidemics, and predict how they may spread. Dr. Mehta completed a fellowship in infectious disease at University of Maryland School of Medicine and at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Mehta holds a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease.

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Sanjay Mehta, MD

Dr. Sanjay Mehta, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Dr. Mehta's Experience

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Dr. Mehta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Mehta accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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  • Cigna
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    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Mehta has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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