Neel D. Mehta, M.D., is the Director of the Weill Cornell Pain Management Center and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He also serves as a Co-Director of the Center for Comprehensive Spine Care, Medical Director of 14 South Amenities Unit, and Advisory Board Member to the Patient Experience Task Force and Integrative Medicine Center. He is a Director-at Large-of the New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and President-Elect of the Eastern Pain Association.
Dr. Mehta completed his fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine in the Tri-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Embodying Weill Cornell’s tripartite mission, Dr. Mehta delivers superior patient care, conducts groundbreaking research, and educates doctors-in-training in the field of pain medicine. His clinical area of expertise is in musculoskeletal pain of the back, neck, and joints, post-operative pain, neuropathic disorders, pelvic pain, and cancer and cancer-treatment related pain.
His work has been featured on New York 1 and ABC-7 television, and he has discussed the history of pain on National Public Radio. Dr. Mehta was an invited expert on Facebook Patient Chats for the Neuropathy Association of America, and has led courses in Barcelona, Spain and Mumbai, India training the next generation of international pain medicine physicians.
Dr. Mehta is leading efforts to help improve the patient experience for those undergoing surgery, while advancing the field of knowledge in chronic pain and spinal cord stimulation. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers, chapters and abstracts.
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Doctor Yu, has 2 college degrees in Chemistry and Biological Sciences, spent 7 years in a research laboratory working in Nanotechnology, Automated technology, next level diagnostics research, and trained with experts in Cancer Immuno-therapy at the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He has received multiple awards in research, chapter-textbook writing, publications, and was featured in multiple newsletters and magazines.
Doctor Yu graduated from medical school in Pennsylvania, completed a Medicine & Surgical internship in Camden, NJ, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency in New York City. Currently, a Comprehensive and Interventional Pain Fellow at an Anesthesia and ACGME accredited fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Doctor Yu serves as the Director at Large for Eastern Pain Association, Resident & Fellow Board Member at American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and trainee Mentorship at North American Neuromodulation Society. He and a group of Expert Physicians from across the country started an Educational Podcast designed for the General Public called REGENMED101.com that discusses general medical conditions, illness, diseases and injury.
Special Thanks to Editor Baruch Kim, MD
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