Doctor Profile

S. Ken Mehta, MD

216.445.5015

S. Ken Mehta, MD

Appointed: 2009

S. Ken Mehta, MD
Department: Pediatric Cardiology
Staff and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Fairview Hospital
Location: Fairview Hospital
Mail Code M41
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44111
WorkAppointment:216.445.5015
DeskDesk:216.476.7236
WorkFax:216.476.7021
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Sudhir Ken Mehta, MD, MBA, CPE holds several appointments with Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. He practices pediatric cardiology in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology. In addition, Dr. Mehta holds appointments as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Lakewood Hospital and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Fairview Hospital, both of which are part of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. In addition to his clinical and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Mehta is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Pediatrics and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine – Cardiology for Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. Dr. Mehta also serves as Pediatric Advanced Life Support National Faculty for the American Heart Association.

Dr. Mehta is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. He completed his undergraduate degree at Christian College in Lucknow, India, and he earned his medical degree from King George Medical College in Lucknow, India. Dr. Mehta also holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management in Cleveland and is certified as a physician executive by Certifying Commission in Medical Management. His post-graduate training includes a pediatric residency at University Hospital and University of Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. He also completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Dr. Mehta is a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography; Fellow of the American College of Cardiology; Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; and Fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Mehta has received several research grants and has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals; written book chapters; contributed abstracts and presentations at a number of professional association meetings; and has served as an editorial board member and reviewer for a number of professional peer-reviewed journals.

In January 2006, Dr. Mehta received recognition for 10 years of outstanding performance, leadership, and professionalism in advancing the mission of the American Heart Association and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

His specialty interests include pediatric hypertension, preventive cardiology, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cocaine and neonatal heart, and echocardiography.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1978
Residency - Shands Medical Center at the University of Florida
Pediatrics
Jacksonville, FL USA
1976
Residency - G.M. Hospitals
Pediatrics

1974
Medical School - University of Lucknow-King George's Medical College
In India
1974
Residency - G.M. Hospitals
Medicine

1969
Internship - District Hospital
Rotating Internship

1969
Undergraduate - Christian College
Lucknow, UP India
1963

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics- Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Echocardiography in congenital heart disease, clinical research in congenital heart disease, pediatric hypertension, preventive cardiology

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English