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Dr. Sahil Mehta on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Sahil Mehta

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Sahil Mehta is a practicing Interventional Radiologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachussetts and the Founder and CEO of MedSchoolCoach.

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Ep 147 Passion Projects & Entrepreneurship with Dr. Sahil Mehta
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About Dr. Sahil Mehta

Dr. Mehta is the founder and CEO of MedSchoolCoach and nationally known as one of the premier experts in medical school admissions. He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University in New York City with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He finished his degree with the highest GPA in the Civil Engineering major. He was accepted to three of the top ten medical schools in the country and chose to attend the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated with research honors. Dr. Mehta trained in medicine and surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and then was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and resident at BIDMC/HMS. He completed a vascular and interventional radiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Academically, he has presented his work at multiple national meetings, including SIR and RSNA, and has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals. He has a clinical interest in interventional radiology treatments for cancer patients, women, and emergency situations. Dr. Mehta is a practicing interventional radiologist specializing in minimally invasive endovascular and percutaneous procedures to eliminate cancer and pain, stop life-threatening bleeding, and more. Dr. Mehta has been involved in admissions consulting and tutoring for years. As the founder of MedSchoolCoach, he has a hand in thousands of medical school applications. His experience helping applicants of all types navigate the admissions process is unparalleled.

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Episode #147


We talk with Dr. Sahil Mehta, founder of MedSchoolCoach, about how a side gig as an MCAT and med school tutor scaled up into a successful business. We also talk about the importance of passion projects of all types and sizes in preventing burnout, and avoiding "analysis paralysis" when it comes to starting a new business.

Episode #136


We chat with MedSchoolCoach Founder Dr. Sahil Mehta and 1st Year IR Resident Dr. Elias Farah about what inspired them to go into IR, and advice on getting into the specialty via the existing training pathways.

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