Sahil Mehta MDInterventional Radiologist & Founder of MedSchoolCoach

Sahil Mehta MD
areas of expertise
  • Complex Premed Advising
  • General Advising
  • International and Backup Options
  • Gap Year Planning
  • Interview Preparation
  • BS/MD Advising
  • BS, Columbia University
  • MD, University of Chicago
  • Internship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Dr. Mehta is the founder of MedSchoolCoach and nationally known as one of the premier experts in medical school admissions. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University in New York City with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. He finished his degree with the highest GPA in the Civil Engineering major. He was accepted to three of the top ten medical schools in the country and chose to attend the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated with research honors.

He then trained in medicine and surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and then was a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School and resident at BIDMC/HMS. He then completed a Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Academically, he has presented his work at multiple national meetings, including SIR and RSNA, and has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals. He has a clinical interest in interventional radiology treatments for cancer patients, women and emergency situations.

At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Mehta was part of the Senior Teaching Faculty. He is currently Associate Program Director for Interventional Radiology at BIDMC. He is currently on staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in the Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology where he sees a complex array of patients requiring interventional procedural services. He currently holds an academic appointment on the Faculty of Harvard Medical School as an Instructor of Radiology.

Sahil has been involved in admissions consulting and tutoring for years. As the founder of MedSchoolCoach, he has a hand in thousands of medical school applications. His experience helping applicants of all types navigate the admissions process is unparalleled.

N.B. – Although he currently is not involved in applicant decisions at Harvard Medical School, due to his clinical faculty appointment there, Dr. Mehta does not advise students through their HMS applications.

Dr. Mehta has had a hand in over a thousand successful medical school applications. His experience in admissions consulting is unparalleled.

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