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Akanksha Mehta, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Akanksha Mehta is an Assistant Professor of Urology at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Mehta graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, with double Bachelor degrees; Science (Biology) and International Relations. Dr. Mehta attended Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, where she also did her General Surgery internship and Urology residency. She then completed a fellowship in Male Infertility and Microsurgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY, before joining Emory Urology in 2013, as the inaugural Health Services Scholar. Dr. Mehta is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology (2015).

Dr. Mehta’s clinical interests lie in the area of male reproductive and sexual medicine, and microsurgery. She currently serves at the Director of Male Reproductive Health at Emory Urology, and is a Guest Researcher in the Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Mehta's research interests lie in studying the impact of male factor infertility on clinical outcomes following the use of assisted reproductive technologies, as well as the recovery of sexual function among prostate cancer survivors. She is the recent recipient of a Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar award for her work.

Dr. Mehta currently serves as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, and is closely involved in teaching and mentoring medical students and urology residents. She has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed publications in Urology, and has presented at both regional and national meetings.

Outside of Urology, Dr. Mehta maintains a keen interest in International Health; she has been involved in providing clinical care in Cambodia, Kenya, and Bangladesh.

Undergraduate Education
Bachelor of Science (Biology) - Honors 
Bachelor of Art (International Relations) - Magna cum laude 
Brown University, Providence, RI  (1998-2002) 

Medical School

Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (2002-2006)

Surgery Internship

Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (2006-2007)

Urology Residency

Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (2007-2011)

Urology Fellowship
Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY (2011-2013)

Board Certification
American Board of Urology (2015)

Academic & Clinical Appointments
Alpert Medical School at Brown University (2006-2011)
Weill Cornell Medical College (2011-2013)
Emory University School of Medicine (2013-current)

Publications