Sanjay Mehta


Sanjay Mehta, MD, grew up in Ohio, and has steadily made his way westward. After graduating from Case Western Reserve University Medical School, he did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado. After spending a year on faculty at Denver Health, he entered an infectious disease fellowship, where he has been developing his interests in tropical medicine and immunology. He then joined the UC San Diego Department of Medicine. During the last several years, he has been working with a group in Brazil on projects relating to Leishmaniasis, struggling to learn Portuguese, and realizing he is not flexible enough for capoeira.