About Pankaj Mehta, MD
Dr Mehta is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist trained at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He then completed an interventional pain fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. Dr Mehta has gained national recognition for his contributions to Interventional Pain Medicine. During his training, Dr. Mehta was awarded a Harvard fellowship for NIH-sponsored research exploring the usefulness of drugs such as ketamine in chronic opioid therapy. His research on post-war chronic pain was highly acclaimed and published as a review article in a leading national journal.
His goals are to help people suffering from pain, optimize pain control, enhance their abilities to function, improve physical and psychological well being. His practice focuses on a multidisciplinary approach that closely meets individual needs, (personalized medicine) technologically advanced treatment modalities, alternative and complementary therapies, and regenerative medicine.
Dr Mehta is considered a key opinion leader in the field of pain management and is committed to partner with the community to manage pain in a optimal way. He runs a headache program in collaboration with local neurologists which encompasses multiple interventional strategies for chronic headaches and PTSD. Dr Mehta’s main focus in on spine pain, headaches, abdominal, pelvic pain, CRPS/RSD with a prime interest in neuromodulation. He is also one of the first proctors for spinal modulation in Texas.
Dr Mehta lectures all over the country on the latest breakthroughs of interventional pain and has numerous publications to his credit. He is a educator and instructor for several companies who research and develop treatments for chronic pain including St. Jude Medical. He is also an active member of most leading professional organizations including the North American Neuromodulation Society, International Neuromodulation Society and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.