Pankaj Mehta, MD

Fellowship Trained in Interventional Pain Medicine
Board-Certified Interventional Pain Physician

Pankaj Mehta MD

Dr. Pankaj Mehta is a board-certified anesthesiologist trained at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He then completed an interventional pain fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Mehta has gained national recognition for his contributions to interventional pain medicine.

During his training, Dr. Mehta was awarded a Harvard fellowship for NIH-sponsored research exploring the usefulness of drugs such as ketamine in chronic opioid therapy. His research on post-war chronic pain was highly acclaimed and published as a review article in a leading national journal.

His goals are to help people suffering from pain optimize pain control, enhance their ability to function, and improve their physical and psychological well-being. His practice focuses on a multidisciplinary approach that closely meets individual needs (personalized medicine), technologically advanced treatment modalities, alternative and complementary therapies, and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Mehta is considered a key opinion leader in the field of pain management and is committed to partnering with the community to manage pain in a optimal way. He runs a headache program in collaboration with local neurologists, which encompasses multiple interventional strategies for chronic headaches and PTSD.

Dr. Mehta's main focus in on spine pain, headaches, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, and CRPS/RSD, with a prime interest in neuromodulation. He is also one of the first proctors for spinal modulation in Texas.

Dr. Mehta lectures all over the country on the latest breakthroughs in interventional pain and has numerous publications to his credit. He is an educator and instructor for several companies who research and develop treatments for chronic pain, including St. Jude Medical.

Dr. Mehta is an active member of most leading professional organizations including the North American Neuromodulation Society, International Neuromodulation Society, and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his two boys.