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Neil Mehta, M.D.

Hepatologist

Dr. Neil Mehta is a gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist. He is interested in liver cancer treatment, particularly related to liver transplants and has contributed to important publications in this area. His other research interests include outcomes for liver transplantation and cardiac iron overload in chronic liver disease. He frequently lectures in the community and at the university on these subjects, including delivering the UCSF medical student liver lectures during the metabolism and nutrition block.

Mehta is an assistant clinical professor of medicine in the UCSF School of Medicine where he supervises the training of medicine residents and both gastroenterology and liver transplant fellows. He earned a medical degree at UCSF and completed internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed fellowships in both gastroenterology and liver transplantation at UCSF.

Clinics

Liver Disease and Liver Transplant
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2318
Fax: (415) 353-2407

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

More about Neil Mehta

Education

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine 2006

Residencies

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 2009

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mehta NJ. One Last Day. Anesthesiology. 2015 Aug; 123(2):475-7.
  2. Yao FY, Mehta N, Flemming J, Dodge J, Hameed B, Fix O, Hirose R, Fidelman N, Kerlan RK, Roberts JP. Downstaging of hepatocellular cancer before liver transplant: Long-term outcome compared to tumors within Milan criteria. Hepatology. 2015 Jun; 61(6):1968-77.
  3. Samoylova ML, Dodge JL, Mehta N, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Evaluating the validity of model for end-stage liver disease exception points for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with multiple nodules <2 cm. Clin Transplant. 2015 Jan; 29(1):52-9.
  4. Goel A, Mehta N, Guy J, Fidelman N, Yao F, Roberts J, Terrault N. Hepatic artery and biliary complications in liver transplant recipients undergoing pretransplant transarterial chemoembolization. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1221-8.
  5. Yao FY, Hameed B, Mehta N, Roberts JP. Response to letter to the editors. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1285.
  6. Hameed B, Mehta N, Sapisochin G, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Alpha-fetoprotein level > 1000 ng/mL as an exclusion criterion for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma meeting the Milan criteria. Liver Transpl. 2014 Aug; 20(8):945-51.
  7. Mehta N, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Yao FY. Outcomes after liver transplantation for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and a low risk of dropout from the transplant waiting list. Liver Transpl. 2014 May; 20(5):627-8.
  8. Mehta N, Dodge JL, Goel A, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Yao FY. Identification of liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma and a very low dropout risk: implications for the current organ allocation policy. Liver Transpl. 2013 Dec; 19(12):1343-53.
  9. Mendelsohn BA, Mehta N, Hameed B, Pekmezci M, Packman S, Ralph J. Adult-Onset Fatal Neurohepatopathy in a Woman Caused by MPV17 Mutation. JIMD Rep. 2014; 13:37-41.
  10. Mehta N, Yao FY. Moving past "One size (and number) fits all" in the selection of candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma for liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Oct; 19(10):1055-8.
  11. Yao F, Mehta N. Reply: To PMID 23333661. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Dec; 11(12):1674.
  12. Mehta N, Fidelman N, Sarkar M, Yao FY. Factors associated with outcomes and response to therapy in patients with infiltrative hepatocellular carcinoma. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 May; 11(5):572-8.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.