Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Puja K. Mehta, MD, FACC, FAHA is an Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology at Emory University and the Director of Women’s Translational Cardiovascular Research at the Emory Women’s Heart Center (EWHC). She is Board-certified in Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
She attended undergraduate school at Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in applied biology. She earned her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia, and completed both her internal medicine residency and a four-year cardiovascular fellowship at Emory University. Dr. Mehta completed an additional year of specialized fellowship training in Women’s Heart Disease at Cedars-Sinai’s Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center.
Dr. Mehta’s clinical interest are heart disease prevention and behavioral approaches such as exercise, nutrition, and stress reduction for heart disease. Her research focuses on chest pain and microvascular dysfunction, and the role of mental stress in heart disease in women. She has presented her work at national cardiology meetings and has published over 100 manuscripts in journals such as the Journal of American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Circulation, and the American Journal of Physiology. In addition to clinical care and research, she enjoys teaching medical students, residents, and fellows in the Emory School of Medicine.