Meet Dr. Sheilendra Suresh Mehta
Meet Sheilendra Suresh Mehta, MD, FACS
Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery
Dr. Mehta is a board certified surgeon skilled in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He combines surgical experience with dedication to patient care to help people live healthier and more active lives. Dr. Mehta enjoys working with his patients, and helps them meet their health goals by providing comprehensive, personalized care.
Credentials and Memberships
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
- Southeastern Surgical Congress
- Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
Education and Experience
Dr. Mehta graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with an an undergraduate degree in chemistry, and received his medical degree from University of Texas Health Medical School at Houston McGovern Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at Staten Island University Hospital in New York, where he was awarded Most Outstanding Surgical Intern of the Year and two Resident Research Awards. He also completed a research fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Missouri and a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mehta has also utilized his experience to educate others, serving as an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he instructed students, residents and fellows in minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Mehta most recently served as an Attending Surgeon at Hermann Drive Surgical Hospital, First Street Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center. Dr. Mehta has also conducted extensive published medical research in minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, and acid reflux treatment. He is also the Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Memorial Hermann Sugarland Hospital and helped the institution gain their Center of Excellence designation as of December 2017.
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