Shyamal H. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishHindi

Shyamal H. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D, is a neurologist, with specialty interest in movement disorders. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in deep brain stimulation for various movement disorders indications such as Parkinson's disease, tremors, dystonia and Tourette's syndrome (Tics).
  • Botulinum toxin injections for dystonia, sialorrhea and spasticity.
  • Providing ongoing care for patient's with Parkinson's disease as well as most other indications in the field of movement disorders.
  • Promoting education and patient's understanding of disease and empowering patients to become partners in managing their health.
  • Discerning each patient's unique expectations of living with chronic disease and working collaboratively with other healthcare providers to address the needs of the patient.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Mehta is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. He authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. Dystonia
  2. Parkinsonism
  3. Parkinson's disease
  4. Restless legs syndrome
  5. Tremor
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Movement DisordersDepartment of Neurology, Movement Disorders Program, Medical College of Georgia
  2. 2007
    Chief Resident - NeurologyMedical College of Georgia
  3. 2007
    Resident - NeurologyMedical College of Georgia
  4. 2003
    PhD - PhysiologyMedical College of Georgia
  5. 1998
    MB BSN.D.M.V.P. Samaj's Medical College, University of Pune
  6. 1993
    Undergraduate StudiesRamnivas Ruia Junior College

Certifications

  1. 2008
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Selected to be on the CME CommitteeInternational Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
  2. 2016
    Educator of the Year Award - Medical and Laboratory SpecialtiesMayo Clinic in Arizona
  3. 2015
    Elected Principal InvestigatorParkinson's Study Group
  4. 2014
    Bronze Medal RecipientVideo Challenge, International Movement Disorders Society
  5. 2008
    Selected to attend the 1st NINDS Trial Methods Course in NeurologyNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  6. 2008
    Travel Fellowship Award6th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium
  7. 2006
    S. Weir Mitchell Award for Basic Science ResearchAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2003
    Young Investigator Award for Meritorious ResearchCardiovascular Section, American Physiological Society
  9. 2002
    Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity AwardAmerican Physiological Society
  10. 2002
    Travel AwardSociety for Experimental Biology and Medicine
  11. 2001
    Student Scholarship in Cerebrovascular DiseaseStroke Council, American Heart Association & American Stroke Association

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberCME Committee, International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberMortality Review Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee, Executive Operations Team
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberContinuous Professional Development Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team
  4. 2014 - 2017
    MemberResearch Committee, Neuroscience Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  5. 2014 - 2017
    MemberParkinson's Disease Steering Committee, International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)
  6. 2013 - present
    FacultyMovement Disorders Fellowship, Neurology, Programs in Arizona
  7. 2011 - 2014
    MemberICD-9 Revision Committee, World Health Organization
  8. 2009 - 2013
    SpeakerSupport Group, Augusta Chapter, National Parkinson's Foundation
  9. 2008 - present
    MemberInternational Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
  10. 2005 - 2010
    MemberMembership Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  11. 2002
    RepresentativeGraduate Student, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Physiology
  12. 2001 - 2002
    RepresentativeGraduate Student, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.