Jay J. Mehta, MD, MS

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Nevada School of Medicine, 2003.
MS (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
M. Ed (Medical Education)
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Mehta has a clinical and research interest in Childhood Sjogren Syndrome and leads international efforts to classify and characterize this disorder

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Mehta is a nationally-recognized pediatric rheumatology medical educator.

Selected Publications

Mor-Vaknin N, Rivas M, Legendre M, Mohan S, Yuanfan Y, Mau T, Johnson A, Huang B, Zhao L, Kimura Y, Spalding SJ, Morris PW, Gottlieb BS, Onel K, Olson JC, Edelheit BS, Shishov M, Jung LK, Cassidy EA, Prahalad S, Passo MH, Beukelman T, Mehta J, Giannini EH, Adams BS, Lovell DJ, Markovitz DM.: High Levels of DEK Autoantibodies in Sera of Patients With Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and With Early Disease Flares Following Cessation of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy. Arthritis and Rheumatology 70(4): 594-605, April 2018.

Lovell DJ, Johnson AL, Huang B, Gottlieb BS, Morris PW, Kimura Y, Onel K, Li SC, Grom AA, Taylor J, Brunner HI, Huggins JL, Nocton JJ, Haines KA, Edelheit BS, Shishov M, Jung LK, Williams CB, Tesher MS, Costanzo DM, Zemel LS, Dare JA, Passo MH, Ede KC, Olson JC, Cassidy EA, Griffin TA, Wagner-Weiner L, Weiss JE, Vogler LB, Rouster-Stevens KA, Beukelman T, Cron RQ, Kietz D, Schikler K, Mehta J, Ting TV, Verbsky JW, Eberhard BA, Spalding S, Chen C, Giannini EH: Risk, Timing and Predictors of Disease Flare after Discontinuation of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Therapy in Children with Polyarticular Forms of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in Clinical Inactive Disease. Arthritis & Rheumatology March 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Mink RB, Schwartz A, Herman BE, Turner DA, Curran ML, Myers A, Hsu DC, Kesselheim JC, Carraccio CL; and the Steering Committee of the Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigator Network (SPIN): Validity of Level of Supervision Scales for Assessing Pediatric Fellows on the Common Pediatric Subspecialty Entrustable Professional Activities. Academic Medicine 93(2): 283-291, February 2018.

Richard Mink, Alan Schwartz, Carol Carraccio, Pamela High, Christiane Dammann, Kathleen A. McGann, Jennifer Kesselheim,, Bruce Herman, and the Steering Committee of the Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigator Network: Creating the Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigator Network The Journal of Pediatrics 192: 3-4, January 2018.

Mehta J: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. The Merck Manual. Robert S. Porter (eds.). Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, 20th Edition: 2694-5, 2018.

Imundo L, Muscal E, Curran M, Mehta J, Huggins J, Cidon M, Nanda K, Nocton J: Pediatric Rheumatology Entrustable Professional Activities. American Board of Pediatrics 2018.

Mehta J; Beukelman T: Biologic Agents in the Treatment of Childhood-Onset Rheumatic Disease. Journal of Pediatrics S0022-3476(17): doi: 10.1016, July 2017.

Gmuca, S; Lieberman S; Mehta J: Pediatric Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder and Sjögren Syndrome: More Common Than Previously Thought? Journal of Rheumatology 44(6): 959-960, Jun 2017.

Mehta J: "Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis", "Tendinitis and Tendinosis", "Transient Synovitis" The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8e 2017 Notes: in press.

Mehta J: Moving towards optimal therapy in paediatric rheumatology. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 12(4): 242, 2016.

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Last updated: 07/10/2018
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