Pooja Mehta, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2009)
Graduate School :
  • MSc, University of Colorado Denver (2016)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (2004)
Residency:
  • University of Michigan Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2016)
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Publications

  • Mehta P, Pan Z, Skirka S, Kwan BM, Menard-Katcher C. Medication Adherence Aligns with Age and a Behavioral Checklist but Not Symptoms or Quality of Life for Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Pediatr. 2021 Aug;235:246-252.e1. PubMed PMID: 33811869
  • Mehta P, Moore SL, Bull S, Kwan BM. Building MedVenture - A mobile health application to improve adolescent medication adherence - Using a multidisciplinary approach and academic-industry collaboration. Digit Health. 2021 Jan-Dec;7:20552076211019877. PubMed PMID: 34104467
  • Mehta P, Pan Z, Furuta GT, Kim DY, de Zoeten EF. Parent Perspectives on Exclusive Enteral Nutrition for the Treatment of Pediatric Crohn Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Dec;71(6):744-748. PubMed PMID: 32910623
  • Mehta P, Stahl MG, Germone MM, Nagle S, Guigli R, Thomas J, Shull M, Liu E. Telehealth and Nutrition Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32792328
  • Stahl MG, Mehta P, Liu E, Shull MH. Pushing the Gluten-free Envelope: First Steps Towards Evidence-based Gluten-free Diet Recommendations. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Mar;70(3):275-276. PubMed PMID: 31899732
  • Knotowicz H, Haas A, Coe S, Furuta GT, Mehta P. Opportunities for Innovation and Improved Care Using Telehealth for Nutritional Interventions. Gastroenterology. 2019 Sep;157(3):594-597. PubMed PMID: 31376397
  • Mehta P, Pan Z, Furuta GT, Kwan BM. Mobile health tool detects adherence rates in pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Sep - Oct;7(7):2437-2439. PubMed PMID: 30910711
  • Mehta P, Furuta GT, Brennan T, Henry ML, Maune NC, Sundaram SS, Menard-Katcher C, Atkins D, Takurukura F, Giffen S, Pan Z, Haas AM. Nutritional State and Feeding Behaviors of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28906318
  • Mehta P, Steinberg EA, Kelly SL, Buchanan C, Rawlinson AR. Medication adherence among adolescent solid-organ transplant recipients: A survey of healthcare providers. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Nov;21(7). PubMed PMID: 28670855
  • Mehta P, Pan Z, Riley MD, Liu E. Adherence to a Gluten-Free Diet: Assessment by Dietician Interview and Serology. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28806297
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Professional Memberships

  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, member
  • American Gastroenterological Association, memver
  • North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease, member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2012)
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include general gastroenterology, eosinophilic esophagitis, celiac disease, and medication adherence.

Care Philosophy
I am passionate about caring for children with gastrointestinal illnesses. My philosophy as a physician is to engage in patient and family-oriented care and working as a team to provide the best care to our patients.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2009)
Graduate Schools:
  • MSc, University of Colorado Denver (2016)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (2004)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Michigan Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2016)
Department: Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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