Dr. Saral Mehra earned his Medical Degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He then completed a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. During residency Dr. Mehra was awarded the Department’s research award twice, the Department’s teaching award at his graduation, and the Distinguished House Staff award from New York Hospital.
Subsequently, he pursued advanced Fellowship training in Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center with a special emphasis on Reconstructive Surgery including the use of free tissue transfer through state-of the art microvascular surgical techniques.
Currently, Dr. Mehra’s clinical practice focuses on treating patients with Head and Neck, Salivary, and Thyroid diseases, particularly cancer including advanced reconstruction and rehabilitation. In addition to treating advanced and recurrent cancers, he also has special training in treating salivary diseases, and makes use of the latest in minimally invasive techniques such as salivary endoscopy, laser surgery, and robotic surgery.
His primary research interests are in measuring and improving the quality of life in patients being treated for head and neck cancers, as well as leveraging his Business education to perform Health Services research with the goal of improving the quality of care delivered to such patients.
Dr. Mehra regularly presents original research at National and International meetings, publishes articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has a number of book chapters. He is an active Member of the American Head and Neck Society.
- Medical Oncology
- Skin Neoplasms
- General Surgery
- Surgery, Plastic
- Craniofacial Abnormalities
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Adolescent; Child; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians