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Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH


Dr. Mehta is Medical Director and Director of Medical Education for the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (BHI-MGH) and Associate Director of Education at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Mehta received his BA in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MD from University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Illinois-Chicago Hospital. In 2008, he completed a clinical research fellowship in complementary and integrative medicine at the Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center, during which he received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.

His educational and research interests include curricular development in complementary and integrative medical therapies, mind/body educational interventions in health professions training, and promotion of professionalism in medical trainees. He directs medical student and resident rotational electives at BHI-MGH and the Osher Center. Dr. Mehta sees patients at both locations in a consultative role for use of complementary and integrative medical therapies, as well as mind/body interventions for stress management and stress reduction.

Dr. Mehta is active in the Massachusetts Medical Society, and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Mehta is a diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and has completed professional training in mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He serves on the Education and Membership Committees for the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) and is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, and is a new student in the journey of fatherhood.