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Neil Mehta, MD

Radiation Oncologist, Outpatient Care Center, Downtown Chicago

CTCA Chicago

"My goal is to provide my patients with compassionate cancer care that is personalized to each individual."

- Neil Mehta, MD

Medical degree

  • Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Internship / Residency

  • Internship, Internal Medicine - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Certification(s)

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Practicing since: 2003

Dr. Neil Mehta brings more than 15 years of radiation oncology experience to his position as Radiation Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Outpatient Care Center in Downtown Chicago. The center, which is located in the Streeterville neighborhood, offers patients in and around the Chicagoland vicinity convenient access to personalized cancer treatment closer to home.

“I understand that location can play a vital role in determining where a patient chooses to treat, which is why I am a huge advocate of bringing the care people seek closer to their home and work, says Dr. Mehta.”

As a radiation oncologist, Dr. Mehta’s goal is to build a relationship with his patients and offer standard-of-care and, when possible, advanced radiation therapies to treat their cancer while helping them reduce and manage potential side effects. “I take pride in offering personalized treatment options and helping patients live with a better quality of life."

Dr. Mehta believes it’s important to invest the time to get to know his patients, making sure to review and explain all their options. “I want my patients to be informed and have a thorough understanding of their care.”

Dr. Mehta is board certified in radiation oncology, and is trained and experienced in caring for patients using advanced radiation therapies. At the Downtown Chicago center, Dr. Mehta will deliver precise radiation therapy using CyberKnife® and other targeted treatment options.

Dr. Mehta received his Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and biology at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he graduated with high honors. He went on to earn a medical degree from Rush Medical College, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed an internship in internal medicine at Rush Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, followed by a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago.

After completing his residency, Dr. Mehta served as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, where he was involved in a number of research activities, including directing protocols, authoring publications and presenting data. Dr. Mehta has years of experience in various clinics and hospitals delivering radiation therapy to treat several cancer types.  

In addition to his work, Dr. Mehta is passionate about playing ice hockey and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

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