Dr. Puja Rajesh Mehta is a medical graduate from from K.J. Somaiya Medical College. After completing a DCH (Diploma in Child Health) from Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, she went on to do MD (Paediatrics) from Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, New York (affiliated with New York University). During this time, she developed an interest in pediatric neurological disorders. She pursued a 3-year fellowship in Child and Adolescent Neurology from St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia (affiliated with Drexel University). Besides Neurology, she also does testing in Neurophysiology at SRCC Children’s Hospital, managed by Narayana Health.
- MD (Pediatrics), 3 yr Fellowship in Child Neurology
Fields of Experience
- Developmental Delay
- Neuromuscular Disorders
- Cerebral Palsy
Professional Memberships & Certifications
- Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (Board Certified in Pediatrics, 2014)
- Fellow, (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2016)
- Mehta P., Melikishvili A., Carvalho KS. (2017). Neurologic complications of respiratory disease. Review Chapter - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, Feb 24(1):14-24
- Nemani T., Mehta P., Udwadia-Hegde A. (2018). Biotin–Thiamine Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease: A Treatable Metabolic Encephalopathy—Not to Be Missed! Online publication - Journal of Pediatric Neurology. DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1676811
- Mehta P., Keni P., Udwadia-Hegde A., Doshi P. (2018). Utility of Deep Brain Stimulation in Pantothenate kinase associated Neurodegeneration. Poster presentation - International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) Conference.
- Mehta P., Marks H., Poletto E., Legido A., Khurana D (2015). Epilepsy and Leukoencephalopathy in a Child with MFN2 Mutation Associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth 2A Disease. Conference Abstract - Annals of Neurology 78, S181
- Mehta P., Goldenthal MJ., Valencia I., Damle S., Khurana D., Sánchez J., Pombo N., Barbero M., Legido A.(2015). High Incidence of Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Complex Deficits in Children with Infantile Spasms. Conference Abstract - Annals of Neurology 78, S181
Key Procedures Performed
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