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

Michelle Vo Gary Beck Dallaghan Nicole Borges Anne C. Gill Brian Good, MD Nathan Gollehon, MD, MHPTT Jay J. Mehta, MD, MS Boyd Richards, PhD Rachel Richards, MSW Erna Serelzic Rebecca Tenney-Soeiro, MD, MSEd Jason Winward, MD Dorene Balmer, PhD: Planning for Happenstance: Helping Students Optimize Unexpected Career Developments. MedEdPortal February 2021.

Henderson LA, Canna SW, Friedman KG, Gorelik M, Lapidus SK, Bassiri H, Behrens EM, Ferris A, Kernan KF, Schulert GS, Seo P, Son MBF, Tremoulet AH, Yeung RSM, Mudano AS, Turner AS, Karp DR, Mehta JJ: American College of Rheumatology Clinical Guidance for Pediatric Patients with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with SARS-CoV-2 and Hyperinflammation in COVID-19. Arthritis Rheumatol December 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Melissa Argraves Jay J. Mehta: Pediatric rheumatology: Not just a little adult workforce issue. Seminars in Arthritis in Rheumatism Dec 2020.

Marino A, Romano M, Giani T, Gaggiano C, Costi S, Singh R, Mehta JJ, Lieberman SM, Cimaz R: Childhood Sjogren's syndrome: An Italian case series and a literature review-based cohort. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism November 2020.

Correll CK, Ditmyer MM, Mehta J, Imundo LF, Klein‐Gitelman MS, Monrad SU, Battafarano DF: 2015 American College of Rheumatology workforce study and demand projections of pediatric rheumatology workforce, 2015‐2030. Arthritis Care and Research October 2020.

Shenoi S, Hayward K, Curran ML, Kessler E, Mehta JJ, Riebschleger MP, Foster HE: Telemedicine in pediatric rheumatology: this is the time for the community to embrace a new way of clinical practice. Pediatric Rheumatology 18(1): 85, October 2020.

Wahezi DM, Lo MS, Rubinstein TB, Ringold S, Ardoin SP, Downes KJ, Jones KB, Laxer RM, Pellet Madan R, Mudano AS, Turner AS, Karp DR, Mehta JJ: American College of Rheumatology guidance for the management of children with pediatric rheumatic disease during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Version 1 Arthritis Rheum July 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Gross CJ, Chiel LE, Gomez AR, Marcus C, Michelson CD, Winn A: Defining the essential components of a teaching service. Pediatrics. 591 (eds.). 146(1), July 2020.

Mehta J: COVID-19 Series - Telehealth. Interviewee: ACR on Air Podcast May 2020.

Buckley L, Ware E, Kreher G, Wiater L, Mehta J, Burnham JM: Outcome monitoring and clinical decision support in Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. The Journal of Rheumatology 47(2): 273-281, Feb 2020.

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Last updated: 02/09/2021
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