Department of Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgery
UTHealth Medical School
Sheilendra S, Mehta, MD is Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In 2009, he joined Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas and provides care for patients at the University of Texas Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Center located at 6700 West Loop South, Suite 500 in Bellaire, Texas. Dr. Mehta graduated with highest honors from Texas Tech University. He received his medical degree from University of Texas at Houston. He completed his Internship and Residency with honors in General Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. Dr. Mehta completed a Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
Dr. Mehta is board certified with the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Mehta has advance training in robotic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic (incisionless) techniques of general surgery. He is able to utilize this expertise in his areas of interest which include surgery of the esophagus and stomach (including surgery for reflux/heartburn, weight loss, achalasia, hiatal hernias, ulcer disease, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and gastric cancer), surgery of solid organs (spleen, adrenal glands, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, and liver), surgery of the abdominal wall and hernia surgery, including complex abdominal wall reconstruction, and colon surgery and colon cancer.