Post Author: Nisha Mehta, MD

Nisha Mehta, MD

Nisha Mehta is a radiologist and founder, Physician Side Gigs and the Physician Side Gigs Facebook group.  She can be reached at her self-titled site, Nisha Mehta, MD, and on Twitter @nishamehtamd

She is also a writer, speaker, and physician advocate with interests in wellness and burnout, physician networking, health policy, medical education, physician entrepreneurship, and professional women’s issues.  

She has been featured on Forbes, PBS NewsHour, MedPage Today, KevinMD, and Doximity.  She founded the Facebook group Physician Side Gigs for over 17,000 physicians looking to supplement or replace their traditional physician income or learn business skills, writes for and sits on the advisory board of the Radiology Business Journal, and has written a commissioned monthly column for medical students with Thieme Medical Publishers.  

Nisha attended Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and completed her residency and fellowship training at New York University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, respectively.  She now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her physician husband and two sons.

Nisha speaks about the following topics:

  • Physician burnout: Stories, implications, and systemic solutions
  • The changing demographics of the physician workforce, and its impact on health care in America
  • Physician entrepreneurship: Challenges and triumphs
  • Empowering physicians: How physician communities can improve health for both physicians and patients

She is a member of Physician Speaking by KevinMD and is available for speaking opportunities. Please contact us for inquiries.