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.
Dr. Mehta is a practicing Interventional Radiologist specializing in minimally invasive endovascular and percutaneous procedures in order to eliminate cancer, pain, stop life threatening bleeding and more.
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.
Dr. Mehta was absolutely the best mentor I could have ever asked for. He guided me through every aspect patiently, reassuringly and always had a plan when things didn’t go as planned. In the end, everything was fantastic. I got accepted to 4 MD schools after being rejected the first time around. I can’t recommend working with him highly enough!
What can you say except he’s the absolute best. He truly changed my life (and application, of course) and put me on a path to success in my career. It’s been over 3 years since we first met, yet I still call him to ask him questions and pick his brain about all my important decisions in medicine, and even in life! I would not be where I am without him.
Undergraduate: BS, Columbia University
Medical School: MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Residency: BIDMC/Harvard University
Fellowship: MGH/Harvard University
Sahil has two small children who love to act out the Lion King. He often plays Scar.
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