Dr Shameer Mehta is a highly-skilled consultant gastroenterologist and honorary associate professor in London. Specialising in pelvic radiation disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and nutritional disorders, among others, he is a member of the specialised Intestinal Failure Unit at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) as well as an honorary senior lecturer at UCL.
Dr Mehta is a graduate of Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ School of Medicine (University of London), where he also gained a BSc with honours in Molecular Medicine. After completing advanced training in complex IBD and intestinal failure, he embarked on a joint fellowship in translational science research at the Blizard Institute, London and medical education at Queen Mary University of London, during which time he became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy for his postgraduate teaching work. He was also awarded an MD for his research relating to Crohn's disease.
Dr Mehta is highly dedicated to giving each of his patients the best possible care with an individualised approach. He has been a leader in a number of service development projects across four different London hospitals, focussing on giving patients better experiences when they are taken ill. He has presented his research work at an international level and is involved with multi-national clinical trials to improve treatment practices.