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Vishal M. Mehta, MD

Dr. Vishal Mehta, MD


  • Sports Medicine and General Care of Athletes
  • Shoulder and Knee Surgery
  • Hip Scope (Keyhole Surgery)
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Clinical Interests:

  • Cartilage Transplantation and Restoration
  • Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Procedures of the Shoulder and Knee, and Ligament Reconstructions
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Research on Orthopedic implant

Dr. Vishal Mehta is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He helps patients with knee injuries, shoulder injuries, knee pain, arthritis, or shoulder pain, conditions that are often a result of an athletic injury. He serves as the team physician Kaneland High School.

Dr. Mehta is the current president of Illinois Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship Training & Awards

  • San Diego Shoulder and Knee Research Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of California, San Diego
  • Delnor Hospital’s Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Service to the Community
  • Nominated for the American Red Cross’s Hometown Hero Award


  • Orthopedic Surgery, University of Chicago


  • Orthopedic Surgery, University of Chicago

Medical School

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Board Member and President of Illinois Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member of AOSSM Education and Industry Relations Committee
  • Member of Delnor Hospital Ethics Committee

Hospital Affiliations

  • Staff, Cadence Health, Delnor Hospital, Geneva, IL
  • Staff, Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, IL
  • Staff, Sherman Hospital, Elgin, IL

More About Dr. Vishal Mehta

Dr. Vishal Mehta is the founder of the Fox Valley Orthopedic Research Foundation, a laboratory designed to test and develop orthopedic implants.

The author of more than 15 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, Dr. Vishal Mehta serves as a reviewer for both The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy.

Featured in the CLTV segments entitled Preventing Knee and Ankle Injuries, 3/7/09 and Preventing Ankle Injuries, 3/14/09. Dr. Vishal Mehta is an instructor of many surgical technique courses.

Dr. Vishal Mehta is the founder of the Foundation for International Orthopedic Development…a not-for-profit organization chartered to develop and teach arthroscopic surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Vishal Mehta is the founder of Healthy-TXT™, mobile health programs designed to improve health outcomes and foster physician-patient relations. The programs are delivered via text messaging, mobile voice app, email, video, or website.

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