Deeksha Mehta, MD is a member of Summit Medical Group's Endocrinology team. Dr. Mehta diagnoses and treats a wide variety of conditions, including diabetes, thyroid diseases, thyroid cancer, obesity, osteoporosis, calcium disorders, hormonal disturbances such as PCOS, pituitary and adrenal diseases.
Since childhood, Dr. Mehta has dreamed of becoming a doctor. “The idea of helping people was always attractive,” she says. “As a doctor now, seeing people get better under my care is a truly gratifying experience.”
Dr. Mehta is a firm believer in personalized medicine that also considers the social situation of each individual. She always includes patients in the decision-making portion of their care as it offers reassurance and compassion, builds trust, and most importantly, increases treatment compliance which greatly benefits the patient. Passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, Dr. Mehta considers healthy eating, exercise, and sleep hygiene critical components to overall well-being stating, “Many endocrine disorders like diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia and their subsequent complications sprout from an unhealthy lifestyle.”
Dr. Mehta’s research accomplishments and published works are many and cover topics, including thyroid nodule management, Plasmapheresis in resistant Graves disease, central regulation of glucose production, and complications of long-term bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis. Dr. Mehta is a recipient of an Outstanding Abstract Award at the 2011 Endocrine Society Meeting. She is a member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Endocrine Society.
When not working with patients, Dr. Mehta loves spending time with her family, travelling, playing board games, and listening to music.