About Dr. Mehta
Dr. Umang Mehta is a Beverly Hills-trained specialist in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery with a practice in Atherton, CA. His expertise in minimally invasive surgical and nonsurgical techniques has resulted in excellent results and significantly reduced recovery time for his patients. He is delighted to share his passion for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery with patients from around the San Francisco Bay Area.
A native of Southern California, Dr. Mehta graduated with honors from Stanford University with a degree in Biological Sciences. He attended The Ohio State University College of Medicine where he was bestowed the Zollinger award as the most outstanding student in surgery.
Dr. Mehta was subsequently accepted into a prestigious residency program in Head and Neck Surgery at Saint Louis University. He consistently scored among the top residents nationwide in the facial plastic and reconstructive surgery section of the inservice examinations. Dr. Mehta was invited to present his research at several national meetings and has published in many medical journals. For his efforts, he was given an award for Outstanding Resident Research two years consecutively. During this time, he traveled to Honduras as part of a surgical team, seeing hundreds of patients and performing numerous surgeries, including nasal reconstruction and cleft lip repairs. He returned to Honduras for another medical mission in November 2011. He is board certified in Head and Neck Surgery and an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).
After residency, Dr, Mehta was among a very select group of physicians accepted into an AAFPRS fellowship. During this time, he trained intensively in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery at The Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills, learning from many world-class surgeons in the field. Dr. Mehta has additionally been an instructor in facial plastic surgery at both The University of Southern California and Saint Louis University, teaching head and neck surgery residents as well as medical students.
Dr. Mehta is an avid runner and also enjoys skiing and photography. His wife, Dr. Yume Nguyen, is a gastroenterologist in South San Francisco.