Rajen Mehta, MD, FACC, is a skilled cardiologist at Memorial Katy Cardiology Associates in Houston and Katy, Texas.
Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Dr. Mehta grew up in Houston, Texas, and graduated from Memorial High School. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and graduated on the Dean’s List. He continued to medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He furthered his training in cardiology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he was trained in specialized invasive procedures and diagnostic imaging. He joined Memorial Katy Cardiology Associates in 1998.
Dr. Mehta has expertise in cardiology, including the evaluation of common cardiac complaints such as chest pain, shortness of breath, passing out, leg swelling, and palpitations. He has a particular interest in preventive cardiology, including management of high blood pressure and cholesterol disorders, as well as management of the disease after they have developed such circulatory problems of the legs, coronary artery disease, and heart failure. Dr. Mehta places special emphasis on patient education. Dr. Mehta is trained in special cardiac procedures, including coronary angiography and angioplasty, pacemaker insertion, and transesophageal echocardiography. His main research has been in cardiac imaging, and he has several publications on echocardiography.
Dr. Mehta’s personal interests include playing guitar and spending time with his wife, two daughters, and golden retriever.