Raaj S. Mehta, MD

I am a postdoc at the Broad Institute in Curtis Huttenhower and Andy Chan's labs, and the chief gastroenterology fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital. I am also co-advised by Emily Balskus in the Harvard Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department. As a physician scientist with 10+ years of gastroenterology research experience, I’m interested in the gut microbiome, drug metabolism, and data science, applied to precision medicine. My clinical interests lie in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and motility disorders.

I graduated from The Lawrenceville School in 2006, from Princeton University in 2010 with a degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and with a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, and with a degree in medicine from Harvard Medical School in 2016.  I was a Fulbright scholar to Ecuador from 2010 to 2011 and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellow from 2014 to 2015.  I completed residency in Internal Medicine, through the Stanbury Physician-Scientist Pathway, at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and was a Chief Resident at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital. I am pursuing my Master in Public Health with a concentration in Quantitative Methods at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

contact: rmehta2@mgh.harvard.edu