Life After 20 Years of Scleroderma
Vivek R. Mehta, MBBS
"Patient Education Forum"
Bone & Joint Center, Albany NY
September 16, 2017
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About Dr. Mehta:
Dr. Vivek Mehta is a Rheumatology Fellow at the Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. He went to
medical school in Ahmedabad India at B.J. Medical College and did residency in Internal Medicine
at the Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Darby, PA.
Dr. Mehta has a keen interest in research and has been involved at Mercy Catholic Medical
Center and Albany Medical Center in a number of projects. His research has focused on such
things as lung cancer, thrombophilia and hospice education. His current projects involve Thrombosis, Accelerated
Activation of Vitamin D in Scleroderma and scleroderma renal crisis. Dr. Mehta is also working on a committee at
Albany Medical to organize a vasculitis clinic. He has published a number of papers and given poster presentations and
has won several awards in his young career.
Dr. Mehta’s hobbies include traveling, running and skating. He is fluent in English, Gujarati and Hindi. He enjoys giving
group presentations and helping scleroderma patients maintain good health as they learn to adapt and incorporate this chronic disease into their daily lives.