Dr. Vishal M. Mehta, MD

Dr. Vishal M. Mehta, MD

Sports Medicine | Male | 42 years old

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Dr. Vishal Mehta is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He helps patients with knee injuries, shoulder injuries,...Read more

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based on 37 total surveys (12 with reviews)
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in South Elgin, IL |
Dr. Metha is an excellent doctor. He is very caring of his patients and very knowledgeable. I feel safe knowing that.
Elgin IL |
I had unexpected rotator cuff surgery. Dr. Mehta and his staff explained my options, the surgery and recovery very well. I was extremely impressed with the organization of the office regarding scheduling surgery, post surgery appointments and physical therapy. Any questions I did have were answered in a thorough and timely manner. I highly recommend Dr. Mehta.
in St Charles, IL |
After multiple surgeries gone wrong through another practice and surgeon, I was fortunate enough to find Dr Mehta. He has absolutely stabilized my issue and provided a clear path to improvement. I am post op by nearly a year now, it has been amazing to see the difference that his work has made in my life.
in Geneva, IL |
I had a torn rotator cuff. Fox Valley asked who I would like as a Doctor. I said give me the best (why would I say otherwise, right?) They said you want Dr. Mehta. They were right. I had a great repair to my shoulder. He explained it to me and indicated that there was additional clean-up he performed while in there. I underwent 6 months of PT and now am ~100% fully functional. I would recommend him and hope that I never do a head plant on a glacier again so I don't have to come see him.
in Lisle, IL |
We brought our son to see Dr. Mehta after a football injury. He correctly diagnosed him with a torn ACL after two previous incorrect ones! Everyone was so helpful and friendly, I would definitely recommend Dr. Mehta.
in Linton, IN |
Very friendly and personal to talk too. Really understanding especially from an athletes point of view.
in Saint Charles, IL |
Doctor Mehta is an outstanding surgeon. Would, and have recommended him to people looking to have shoulder surgery. There were no surprises. I knew what was supposed to happen before it did and that made the recovery that much easier. Kudos to you Doc. It was nice to deal with a true Profesional.
in Batavia, IL |
I was very unsure that anyone would repair the severe damage to Both of my shoulders, but Dr. Metha spent the time & effort to make sure he could do the best in restoring my rotator cuff and shoulders.
in Geneva IL |
I recommend Dr. Mehta & Cassie without reservation. What an amazing team! I had a cartilage transplant surgery and I couldn't have asked for a better experience - From pre-surgery visits to my OR day to post operative care (including my physical therapy at ATI), my time spent at Fox Valley Orthopedics was a pleasure. Dr. Mehta created an innovative and patient-friendly program called healthy-txt that guided my recovery and helped to make this entire experience seamless and easy.
in Aurora, IL |
Dr. Mehta and his team were absolutely fabulous with both of my shoulder surgeries. He was very thorough in explaining my issues and how to repair my shoulders. It has been a pleasure being his patient and I would definitely recommend him to everyone I know.
in Naperville, IL |
We had a fantastic outcome on an adolescent ACL complete tear. Surgery though an active growth plate was our concern, But Dr. Mehta explained how he was going to repair it and minimize the impact. He was caring all the way through the entire process.before during and the months after surgery.
in Sycamore, IL |
Dr. Mehta was fantastic. He has performed two rotator cuff and bicep surgeries on me due to separate injuries to both shoulders and arms. Each surgery was performed extremely well with good results attached to both. Dr. Mehta always took the time to answer questions and provide sound advice. His bedside manner is of a caring surgeon who is definitely interested in his patients' well-being.
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Dr. Vishal Mehta is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.

He helps patients with knee injuries, shoulder injuries, knee pain, arthritis, or shoulder pain, conditions that are often a result of an athletic injury.  He also has a particular area of interest in cartilage restoration, platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapy.

Dr. Mehta is the current president of Illinois Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. The author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and technique guides, Dr. Vishal Mehta also serves as a reviewer many journals including The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy.

Dr. Vishal Mehta is the founder of the Fox Valley Orthopedic Research Foundation, a laboratory designed to test and develop orthopedic implants.

Dr. Mehta is an instructor of many surgical technique courses and guest lecturer, throughout the United States and internationally.  

Dr. Mehta founded the Foundation for International Orthopedic Development…a not-for-profit organization chartered to develop and teach arthroscopic surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Mehta is the founder of Healthy-TXT™, mobile health program designed to improve health outcomes and foster physician-patient relations. The programs are delivered via text messaging, mobile voice app, email, video, or website.

Dr. Mehta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hosps
  • Fellowship Hospital
    San Diego Shoulder and Knee Research Fellowship
  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola University Of Chicago

    Graduated in 1996

    University Of Michigan

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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