Anupama Mehta, MD, Named Medical Director of the Brigham Burn Center

Anupama Mehta, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Trauma, Burn, Surgical and Critical Care
Medical Director,
Burn Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Mehta graduated with honors from Rutgers College and obtained her medical degree from the University of Vermont. She completed a general surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center and a burns and critical care fellowship at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Dr. Mehta is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. She is also a member of the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Dr. Mehta’s clinical interests include burn surgery and reconstruction, wound healing, scar tissue management and burn critical care. She also treats pediatric burns and patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). Additionally, she has interests in faculty development and resident wellness initiatives.

Dr. Mehta succeeds Stephanie Nitzschke, MD, MS, who has served as medical director of the Burn Center since 2017.