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Neil Mehta MD

Radiation Oncologist

Neil Mehta MD


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.

Hospital Affiliation
OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Evergreen Park, IL
Palos Health - Palos Park, IL
Cancer Treatment Centers of America - Zion, IL
Holy Cross Hospital - Chicago, IL
Advocate Trinity Hospital - Chicago, IL

Education and Training

1999 - 2003
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - Radiation Oncology
1998 - 1999
Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, Illinois United States
Internship - Internal Medicine
1994 - 1998
Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine
1990 - 1994
Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusettes United States
Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry and Biology

Certification
American Board of Radiology
Illinois State Medical License