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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Samir Mehta

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

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

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pelvic fractures
Acetabular fractures
Peri-articular fractures
Nonunions
Malunions
Orthopaedic trauma

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • 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

Memberships

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 Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, National Synthes Geriatric Fracture Program, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mehta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

Research

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-PENN (7366)