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Nisha Mehta, MD, Radiology, Charlotte, NC, W. G. (Bill) Heffner Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Radiology Charlotte, NC

Physician

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Summary

  • Radiologist, writer, keynote speaker, physician advocate. Founder of the Physician Side Gigs Facebook group of over 60,000 physicians, and of the Physician Community Facebook group of over 36,000 physicians, both of which aim to empower physicians through strong communities. Follow work at www.nishamehtamd.com. LinkedIn Top Health voice, 2020.
  • Why physicians need side gigs

    KevinMD. At first, it may seem strange that "physician" and "side gig" are even used in the same sentence. But, a side gig may be exactly what physicians need.

    Can Radiology Fix its PR Problem?

    Radiology Business Journal. Why it's worth our time to address radiology public relations issues.

    Is your doctor happy? Here's why it's worth finding out

    PBSNewsHour Why physician burnout affects everyone.

    The Radiology Job Market Must Change with the Times

    Market forces demand more flexible job options to accommodate changing demographics in the physician workforce and work life balance issues.

    Why We Should Care About Physician Debt

    Written by Nisha Mehta for Forbes. Dr. Mehta is a physician with interests in physician wellness, medical education and health policy. Twitter: @nishamehtamd

    Why are female physicians scared to be women?

    10 truths of physician parents

    8 tips from my non-medicine friends that make me a happier doctor

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Musculoskeletal and Breast Imaging, 2012 - 2013
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, Radiology, 2008 - 2012
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    Mount Sinai Beth IsraelInternship, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2008
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 2007
  • Brown UniversityScB, Neuroscience, with honors, 1999 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Is computerized tomography (CT) sufficient without bone scan (BS) for routine, asymptomatic breast cancer staging?
    Tichy, J, Waddle, M, Deal, A, Carey, L, Muss, M, Mehta, N., Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 11/2014
  • Is computerized tomography (CT) sufficient without bone scan (BS) for routine, asymptomatic breast cancer staging?
    Tichy, J, Waddle, M, Deal, A, Lavery, J, Carey, L, Muss, M, Mehta, N., American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL, 6/1/2014
  • You’ll See It When You Know It … World Health Organization-classified (2012) Rare Breast Carcinomas
    Jordan, S. Mehta, N., Boschini, F, Jordan, S, Jordan, Z, O’Connor, S., Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 12/2013
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Lectures

  • Is computerized tomography (CT) sufficient without bone scan (BS) for routine, asymptomatic breast cancer staging? 
    Chicago, IL - 1/5/2014
  • MRI Imaging of the Wrist and Elbow 
    Duke University Department of Orthopedic Surgery - 3/2013
  • You’ll See It When You Know It … World Health Organization-classified (2012) Rare Breast Carcinomas 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2013
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Authored Content

  • Getting Started with Your Physician Side GigJanuary 2018
  • Getting Started with Your Physician Side GigJanuary 2018
  • With Side Gigs, Physicians Create Their Own RulesJanuary 2018
  • With Side Gigs, Physicians Create Their Own RulesJanuary 2018
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Press Mentions

  • COVID-19 and the Great Hospital Cash Crunch
    COVID-19 and the Great Hospital Cash CrunchApril 27th, 2020
  • Healthcare Workers Face Punishment for Speaking Out
    Healthcare Workers Face Punishment for Speaking OutApril 9th, 2020
  • How Doctors Are Using Social Media to Develop Coronavirus Treatments in Real Time
    How Doctors Are Using Social Media to Develop Coronavirus Treatments in Real TimeMarch 24th, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Utility of PET/MR in Assessing Response of Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas to ChemotherapyBRIC-Siemens MR-PET Pilot Grant2013–2014
  • Utility of an Open Source Web Based Application for Radiology Decision Support and Operational EfficiencyPhillips Medical Student/RSNA Research and Education Foundation Research Medical Student Grant2007
  • Shaping Effective National Policy to Combat the Global Diabetes EpidemicNIDDK/NIH2004

Other Languages

  • Gujarati, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations