Dr. Neel Mehta

Dr. Neel Mehta

Interventional Pain Physician at Weill Cornell Medicine Spine Center

Meet Dr. Neel Mehta

Dr. Neel Mehta, Co-director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Spine Center, is the Medical Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presybterian Hospital. He is board-certified in Anesthesia and is fellowship trained and board-certified in Interventional Pain Medicine. Dr. Mehta has expertise in musculoskeletal pain of the back, neck, and joints as well as in neuropathic disorders and cancer pain.

Dr. Mehta specializes in minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal pain, including injections, intrathecal pump therapy, spinal cord stimulation, and the MILD© Procedure (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression) for Spinal Stenosis. He is an active participant in research regarding spinal cord stimulation, and has published numerous textbook chapters on cancer pain, back pain, and spinal cord stimulation.

Dr. Mehta earned his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his Medicine internship at Caritas Carney Hospital in Boston. He completed his Anesthesia residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and completed his fellowship in the Tri-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Mehta is a interventional pain medicine physician with Weill Cornell Medicine Spine Center.

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New York, NY

How Dr. Neel Mehta Can Help You


  • Interventional Pain Physician
  • Anesthesiologist

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2005


  • Acute Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Conditions
  • Chronic Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Acupuncture
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Facet Rhizotomy Injections
  • Heat / Ice Therapy
  • Injections / Blocks
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Spinal Cord Stimuation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ultrasound

Accolades for Dr. Neel Mehta

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director of Pain Medicine - Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
  • Co-Director - Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
  • Executive Board, Eastern Pain Association
  • Executive Board, NY Society of Interventional Pain
  • Organizer, International Neuromodulation Society

Professional Affiliations

  • Eastern Pain Association
  • NY Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • International Neuromodulation Society

Board Certifications

  • Board-certified, American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Board-certified, American Board of Anesthesiology


  • Rising Star, SuperDoctors

Spine-health Articles by Dr. Neel Mehta

Office Information for Dr. Neel Mehta

1305 York Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Primary Location:

1305 York Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10021


Monday: 9:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (PPO, Medicare, HMO)
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell (POS)
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Cigna
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield (PPO, HMO & EPO)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Other insurances accepted – call for full list

Additional Locations

2315 Broadway
Floor 2
New York, NY 10024
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