Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
14-174 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-9807
BA (Economics)
Yale University, 2001.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
MBA (Healthcare Management)
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General gastroenterology, colorectal cancer screening

Description of Other Expertise

Health care delivery innovation, design thinking

Description of Research Expertise

1.) Improving the quality of and access to population-based colorectal cancer screening
2.) Leveraging behavioral economics, new technology, and care redesign to improve population health outcomes
3.) Pragmatic trials of health care delivery innovation

Selected Publications

Ahmad NA, Mehta SJ: An Automated Reporting System for Colonoscopy Quality: Lessons in Implementation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology October 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2021.10.001.

Serper M, Liu CH, Blumberg EA, Burdzy AE, Veasey S, Halpern S, Lander E, Sigafus MR, Bloom RD, Dunn TB, Abt PL, Reddy KR, Mehta SJ: A pragmatic outreach pilot to understand and overcome barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in abdominal organ transplant. Transplant Infectious Disease September 2021.

Huf SW, Asch DA, Volpp KG, Reitz C, Mehta SJ : Text Messaging and Opt-out Mailed Outreach in Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine 36(7): 1958-1964, July 2021.

Serper M, Reddy KR, Bewtra M, Ahmad N, Mehta SJ: COVID-19 Vaccine Perceptions Among Patients With Chronic Disease in a Large Gastroenterology and Hepatology Practice. American Journal of Gastroenterology 116(6): 1345-1349, June 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001270.

Palchaudhuri S, Attalla S, Mehta SJ, Parsikia A, White RT, Ahmad NA, Ginsberg GG, Weiss MS, Demopoulos C, Keogh J, Metz DC, Kochman ML, Siddique SM: A Multimodal Interdisciplinary QI Intervention Is Associated with Reduction in After Hours Inpatient Endoscopy Cases. Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 23(3): 226-233, May 2021.

Mehta SJ, Morris AM, Kupfer SS: Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at Age 45 Years-Ensuring Benefits Are Realized by All. JAMA Network Open 4(5): e2112593, May 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.12593.

Mehta SJ, Day SC, Norris AH, Sung J, Reitz C, Wollack C, Snider CK, Shaw PA, Asch DA: Behavioral interventions to improve population health outreach for hepatitis C screening: randomized clinical trial. BMJ May 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1136/bmj.n1022.

Paladhi UR, Harb AH, Daniel SG, Dawwas GK, Schnellinger EM, Wollack C, Aberra FN, Bewtra M, Green JA, Klaproth JA, Lichtenstein GR, Saxena A, Berera S, Buchner A, Mehta SJ, Osterman MT, Rashid F, Tomov V, Caldera F, Sumona S, Mahadevan U, Roy A, Nessel L, Wu GD, Bittinger K, Lewis JD: The Impact of Introducing Patient-Reported Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms via Electronic Survey on Clinic Visit Length, Patient and Provider Satisfaction, and the Environment Microbiome. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 27(5): 746-750, April 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1093/ibd/izaa356.

Vajravelu RK, Mehta SJ, Lewis JD, The Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer Testing, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Symptoms Study Group: Understanding Characteristics of Who Undergoes Testing is Crucial for the Development of Diagnostic Strategies to Identify Individuals at Risk for Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 160(4): 993-998, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.11.058.

Chaiyachati KH, Mahraj K, Garzon Mrad C, O’Malley CJ, Balasta M, Snider C, Huffenberger AM, Hanson CW, Mehta SJ, Asch DA: Using Design and Innovation Principles to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Department Visits Among Employees of a Large Academic Medical Center. Healthcare 9(1): 100514, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2020.100514.

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Last updated: 10/14/2021
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