Neel D. Mehta, MD

Pain Medicine/Pain Management (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Anesthesiology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-7246, (888) 922-2257


Dr. Neel Mehta is both board-certified in Anesthesia, and fellowship trained, board- certified in Interventional Pain Medicine. His clinical interests lie in the minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal pain, including various types of injections, intrathecal pump therapy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, and the MILDĀ© Procedure (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression) for Spinal Stenosis. He is an active participant in research regarding Spinal Cord Stimulation, and has published numerous textbook chapters on Cancer Pain, Back Pain, and Spinal Cord Stimulation.

Dr. Mehta was recently selected by his peers as one of Super Doctors New York 'Rising Stars'-- an honor roll of the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties who have been fully licensed for 10 years or less.

He is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA), American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), the North American Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Eastern Pain Society, and the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA). He resides on the Executive Board of the New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the Eastern Pain Society.

He has been featured in the New York Times, Prevention Magazine, NY One, ABC, and CBS News. He has published numerous book chapters, peer-reviewed articles, and poster presentations and is a frequent invited speaker and educator at Pain conferences across the world.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Fidelis Care





Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]



2005 Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency: 2007 Hospital for Special Surgery

Residency: 2008 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Residency: 2009 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 2010 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


1305 York Avenue Pain Medicine, 10th Fl
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-7246

Fax: (646) 962-0438

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2315 Broadway Pain Medicine, 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (646) 962-7246

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240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (888) 922-2257

Fax: (212) 746-8303

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College