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Samir Mehta, MD

Samir Mehta, MD Physician

Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Hindi

Dr. Mehta is employed by Penn Medicine.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Samir Mehta

Dr. Samir Mehta is a fellowship trained orthopaedic trauma and fracture surgeon, treating fractures of the arms, legs and pelvis. His goal is to improve function by restoring form, including fixing fractures that have just happened, along with fractures that may not be healing or may have healed incorrectly.  

Over the decade that he has been at Penn Medicine, Dr. Mehta has worked to build a team that specializes in reconstructing and saving arms and legs using specialized equipment and soft tissue reconstruction. He has also developed a program focused on lengthening arms and legs. He serves the local, national and international community with his fracture work, including professional and semi-professional athletes who sustain orthopaedic trauma and fractures. He has been recognized by Best Doctors in America in 2009 - 2012, and 2015 - 2018.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Arthrodesis (Fusions)
  • Bone Fractures
  • Bone Grafting
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Glenoid Fracture
  • Heterotopic Ossification (HO)
  • Hip Deformities
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Osteotomy
  • Hip Trauma
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Knee Fractures Repair
  • Knee Malalignment Syndrome
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Trauma
  • Limb Reconstruction
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Malunion
  • Nonunion
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Patella (Kneecap) Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pilon Fracture
  • Radius Forearm Fracture
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Tibial Plateau Fracture
  • Ulna Forearm Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pelvic fractures
Acetabular fractures
Peri-articular fractures
Orthopaedic trauma

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: University of Washington Hospital and Clinics


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National American Orthopaedic Association, National AO Foundation, International AO North America, National AO Trauma, National Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma, National Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council, Local Orthopaedic Trauma Association, National Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mehta is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Orthopaedic trauma
Epigenetics and biomarker identification
Biomechanics of orthopaedic trauma constructs
Biomechanics of healing
Bone healing at biologic level
Clinical outcomes

Academic Contact Info

Penn Orthopaedics
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 294-9146
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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