Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Samir Mehta, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Presbyterian Medical Center
Assistant Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Orthopaedics
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-294-9146
Education:
B.A. (Integrated Science Program & Biology)
Northwestern University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2001.
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2006.
Research Fellow, McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002-2003.
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 2006-2007.
AO Fellow, University of Saarland Medical School (Germany), 2007-2007.
Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Penn Medicine Leadership Forum, Wharton Executive Education, 2009-2010.
Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Perelman School of Medicine, Office of Organization Effectiveness, Leading Success, 2012-2013.
Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA Penn Medicine Physician Leadership Academy, 2013-2014.
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Orthopaedic trauma
Epigenetics and biomarker identification
Biomechanics of orthopaedic trauma constructs
Biomechanics of healing
Bone healing at biologic level
Clinical outcomes

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pelvic fractures
Acetabular fractures
Peri-articular fractures
Nonunions
Malunions
Orthopaedic trauma

Description of Other Expertise

Adult education principles in surgical training
Bioethics in orthopaedic surgery
Impact of 80-hour work week on resident education
Surgical simulations
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Last updated: 09/29/2014
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