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Dr. Sanjay Mehta

Director – Accident & Emergency, Consultant- Emergency Medicine & Internal Medicine
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Internal Medicine)

Expertise

  • Emergency Medicine

Services Offered

Care of acute emergencies of all kinds, Fever clinics, Emergency trauma care (Level 1 Trauma centre), Mass casualties and disaster management, Resuscitation, Protocol based treatment of common conditions, Chest pain unit, Globally current clinical pathways: Acute stroke pathway: IV thrombolysis, mechanical clot retrieval Acute STEMI pathway: IV thrombolysis, Primary coronary intervantion, Academic Emergency Medicine Residency Program in collaboration with George Washington University, USA, Ambulance services with trained emergency specialists, Public education: CPR, heart attacks, strokes, medical emergencies, Research in the field of emergency medicine

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

  • Founder member and convenor to set up one of the first and largest state-of-art Emergency departments in public sector in India in year 2000; with a workload of about 150000 patients / year.
  • Clinical experience in Emergency Medicine for over 16 years
  • Clinical experience in Internal Medicine over 26 years
  • Teaching experience : MBBS (20 years); MD-Internal Medicine (18 years); MEM - Emergency Medicine (5 years)
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Seth G.S.Medical College & K.E.M.Hospital, Mumbai – 2008-2009
  • Teaching faculty (Lecturer, Associate professor, Professor) at Seth G.S.Medical College & K.E.M.Hospital, Mumbai from 1991 to 2009
  • Postgraduate Teacher & Guide in Internal Medicine, Mumbai University : 1998 - 2009.
  • MRCEM Examiner (Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK) - 2015 onwards
  • M.B;B.S Examiner, Mumbai University + MUHS + Rajasthan University : 1998 - 2009.
  • Postgraduate Teacher & Guide, MUHS, Nashik : 2006-2009.
  • Member Ad-hoc PG Board of Studies (Clinical Medical subjects) : 2006-2007.
  • Scientific advisor to University Department of Infectious Diseases, MUHS : 2005– 2009.

KDAH Experience:

  • Director of Accident & Emergency at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai since 2011
  • Consultant – Emergency Medicine & Internal Medicine at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai since 2009
  • Course Director of 3 year post-graduate program in emergency medicine - Masters in Emergency Medicine - International, in collaboration with George Washington University, USA, since 2012 - First of its kind in western India.
  • Treated over 150000 patients in Accident & Emergency department in last 7 years
  • KDAH A&E rated the best Emergency & Trauma centre in Western India and Mumbai (Times Health Survey, January 2016)

Doctor'sScorecard

  • Disease Total no. of strokes seen IV thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Strokes International success rate
    (D2N <60 mins)
    KDAH success rate (D2N <60 mins)
    Strokes
    2300 192 29-40% (US)
    48% (UK)

    >90%
    Chest Pain KDAH International success rate
    Door to Doctor time 5 mins (100%) 15%
    Door to ECG time < 10 mins 99% 40%
    Stroke KDAH International success rate
    Door to Doctor time 5 mins (100%) 15%
    Door to CT/ MRI Interpretation 35 mins 60 mins (30%)
    DTN < 60 mins in AIS >90% 29-40%- US
    48%- UK
    Thrombolysis rate >14% (25%) 8%
      KDAH International success rate
    Unscheduled revisit within 72 hrs 0.4% 5%

Course Director & Guide of 3 year post-graduate program in emergency medicine - Masters in Emergency Medicine - International, in collaboration with George Washington University, USA, since 2012. This initiative is first of its kind in western India, with an intake of 12 students every year. 2 batches have already graduated, with prominent placements in India and abroad.

Certificate of Faculty development program in Emergency Medicine by The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University, USA, 2014.

Visiting Professor to The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University, USA in May 2015.

Publications 33 (8 International, 25 National)

Poster presentations : 11

  • Guide to PG dissertations in Emergency Medicine : 26
  • Guide to PG dissertations in Internal Medicine : 11
  • Guide for undergraduate projects (KVPY, ICMR-STS, MUHS studentship, FCPS) : 15
  • Co - GUIDE FOR Ph.D, M.Sc in Applied Sciences : 3
  • Lectures/ Faculty at Conferences/ Workshops/ CMEs : 39
  • Drug Trials : 13
  • Books, Chapter, Bulletins : 13
  • National Editorial Board member of Indian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2015 onwards.

  • Rhea Lahir

    IMPRESSED ! With Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital , dr to patient time average is 1.5 minutes in the ER which is exactly what we experienced ! What a world of difference for the ERs in the US with their average 120 min ER wait time.

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