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Sonul Mehta, MD

Sonul Mehta, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Dr. Mehta is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Ophthalmology

Programs & Centers:

  • Oculoplastics Services

Board Certification:

  • Ophthalmology, 2015

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adjustment of Lid Position
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brow Droop
  • Brow Lift
  • Cancer of the Eyelid
  • Canthoplasty
  • Canthotomy
  • Congenital Ptosis
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystitis
  • Ectropion
  • Enophthalmos
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation
  • Excess Skin of Eyelid
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye Socket Reconstruction
  • Eyelid Abscess
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Eyelid Trauma
  • Laceration of Eyelid
  • Lacrimal System Trauma
  • Lagophthalmos
  • Lateral Canthopexy
  • Lid Retraction or Lag
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Lacrimal System
  • Manipulation of Lacrimal Passage
  • Mechanical Ectropion
  • Mechanical Entropion
  • Mechanical Ptosis
  • Medial Canthopexy
  • Melanoma of the Eyelid
  • Myogenic Ptosis
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Plastic Repair of Tear Ducts
  • Prosthetic Eye
  • Ptosis Repair
  • Punctal Malposition
  • Punctal Stenosis
  • Reduction of Overcorrection of Ptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Senile Ectropion
  • Senile Entropion
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Eye Disorders
  • Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty
  • Unexplained Tearing
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Superior Vision Benefit Mgmt, Inc (Block Vision)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Drexel University Center City Hahnemann Campus
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals


American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National National Honor Society, National

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.


Selected Publications:

Mehta Sonul, Ying Gui-Shuang, Hussain Ahsen, Harvey John T: Is gastroesophageal reflux disease associated with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction? Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 37 (2): 135-139,2018.

Kherani F., Mehta S., Katowitz J.A.: Pediatric Enucleation, Evisceration, and Exenteration Techniques. In: Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. : 2018.

Brownstein, Seymour; Mehta, Sonul; Nijhawan, Navdeep; Allaire, Guy; Nguyen, Tuan Quynh Tram; Tang, Tina; Jiang, Kailun; Saleh, Solin; Kalin-Hajdu, Evan; Bruen, Robbin; Oestrelcher, James: Regression of Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid after a Small Incisional Biopsy: Report of Two Cases Ocular Oncology and Pathology : 1-6,2018.

Greaves Giovanni H, Livingston Kym, Liu Grant T, Shindler Kenneth S, Volpe Nicholas J, Pistilli Maxwell, Mehta Sonul, Tamhankar Madhura A: Orbital ultrasonography in the diagnosis of neoplastic extraocular muscle enlargement. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 36 (5): 317-321,2017.

Sonul Mehta: Ophthalmic artery occlusion following forehead autologous fat injection. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports : 2017.

Craig JR, Lee JY, Petrov D, Mehta S, Palmer J, Adappa ND: Two versus four-handed techniques for endonasal resection of orbital apex tumors. Am J Rhinol Allergy 29 (5): 383-8,2015.

Mehta S: Oculoplastic Surgery Video Lecture- Scheie Eye Institute best practices in Ophthalmology: Oakstone Publication : 2014.

Mehta S, Mehta S, Vagefi R.: Conjunctivaldacryocystorhinostomy. Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology : 2014.

Mehta S, Mehta S, Vagefi R.: Balloon Catheters. Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology : 2014.

Mehta S, Mehta S, Vagefi R.: Jones Tube. Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology : 2014.

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Academic Contact Info

Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)