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Dr. Mehta Creates Pain and Palliative Medicine Practice

Author: Herbert Bevan, MD
Published Date: Monday, November 05, 2018

CHKD welcomes Dr. Ami Mehta, who will lead the health system's new pain and palliative medicine practice. Dr. Mehta completed her residency here at CHKD and her fellowship at Akron Children's Hospital. She graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland medical school.

Dr. Mehta's clinical interests include palliative care for children, end-of-life management, goals-of-care discussions, opioid management, and children with complex needs.

About Herbert Bevan, MD

Prior to joining the physician liaison staff, Bevan was a practicing hematologist and oncologist at CHKD for 28 years and served a two-year term as president of the CHKD professional staff in 2014-15. Dr. Bevan received "Top Doc" designation from Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016 in his final year with CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. A Kansas native and University of Kansas graduate, Dr. Bevan earned his medical degree from Washington University and completed his residency and fellowships at San Diego Naval Hospital. He joined CHKD after a nine-year stint in the U.S. Navy and in his final two years in the military was stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Bevan is a founding member of Children's Specialty Group.