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Viral Mehta, MD,FACC,FSCAI

About Dr. Mehta

Dr. Viral Mehta, MD, FACC, FSCAI is a Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist at Kern Medical. He also works with Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group, Inc. where he is a consultant in Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Medicine, Invasive and Non-invasive.

Dr. Mehta went to Medical School at Gujarat University Ahmadabad in India. He completed two years of Residency at Civil Hospitalized in Ahmadabad before moving to Chicago and was a Resident, then Chief Medical Resident at Cook County Hospital. He continued on to complete his Fellowship in Cardiology at USC School of Medicine and then was a Fellow in Interventional Cardiology at Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Los Angeles. He was a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at the University of Illinois. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA and is of Faculty Affiliation in the Internal Medicine Residency Program here at Kern Medical.

Dr. Mehta has numerous hospital appointments including Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and San Joaquin Community Hospital. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, California Medical Association, and Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, and Internal Medicine. Additionally ,he holds a certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.

Dr. Mehta is the Principal Investigator in a number of Clinical Research Experiences, including QUAD PAS trial sponsored by St. Jude Medical, LSS of 4 SITE trial sponsored by Boston Scientific, and SURESCAN trial sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. He speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati and is married with three children.

Affiliations, Societies and Memberships American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, California Medical Association, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
Education
  • Board Certification
  • Cardiovascular Disease Board Certified
  • Interventional Cardiology Board Certified
  • Internal Medicine Board Certified
  • Medical School
  • Gujarat University Ahmadabad, India
  • Residency
  • Chief Medical Resident – Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL
  • Internal Medicine – Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL
  • Internal Medicine – Civil Hospitalized Ahmadabad, India
  • Fellowship
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Los Angeles, CA
  • USC School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA