Shivan Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP is a gastroenterologist and the director of operations at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation. He is also an assistant professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and affiliated faculty at the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, all at the University of Pennsylvania.
He leads the operating team at the Center to develop, test, and implement new health care delivery interventions across Penn Medicine’s health system. Current projects at the Center focus on connecting with patients outside of traditional venues and managing the health of populations. Shivan also conducts health services research looking at how health care systems can leverage behavioral economics, design thinking, and information technology to improve population health through medication adherence and cancer screening.
Shivan received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University, his medical degree and master’s in health policy research from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA in health care management from the Wharton School. He was a resident in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and a fellow in gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.