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Bella Mehta, M.D., M.S., M.B.B.S.


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Biographical Info

Dr. Bella Mehta specializes in the care of patients with various rheumatic conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoarthritis and has a particular interest in adult-onset Still's disease.

Dr. Mehta is actively involved as an investigator in numerous clinical studies focusing on disparities in rheumatologic diseases and has been the recipient of several awards for her research studies. Dr. Mehta’s research reflects her commitment to achieving health equity, focusing on disparities in rheumatologic diseases.

Dr. Mehta leads studies to identify and build creative approaches using Big Data to improve diagnoses and patient outcomes. She is an active member of associations for medical professionals in rheumatology.

Honors and Awards

• American College of Rheumatology Early Career Investigator Subcommittee Member, 2021

• Kellen Scholar Award, supported by the Anna Marie and Stephen Kellen Foundation TKIP program, 2021

• Margaret Cadwell Research Scholar Endowment, 2021

• Deans Diversity Award Weill Cornell Medicine, 2020

• Leon Lowenstein Foundation Grant, 2020

• Leon Lowenstein Foundation Grant, 2019

• Ronald MacKenzie Young Scientist Endowment Award, 2018

• Distinguished Fellow Award, American College of Rheumatology, 2018

• Scholarship, Rheumatology Research Workshop, American College of Rheumatology 2015, 2017 and 2018

• Travel Scholarship, Clinical Congress of Rheumatology Meeting 2015, 2018

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
Clinical Expertise
Inflammatory Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Joint Aspiration
Joint Injections
  • M.B.,B.S.
    Terna Medical College (India)
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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No External Relationships Reported