Minesh Mehta, MD
Minesh Mehta, M.D., is deputy director and chief of radiation oncology at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. He is a widely renowned expert in radiation oncology, proton therapy and cancer research. Dr. Mehta received his medical degree with highest honors from the University of Zambia School of Medicine. He completed a residency at the University of Wisconsin, where he was later appointed chairman of the medical school’s Department of Human Oncology and led research studies, technology development and expansion at the University of Wisconsin Cancer Center. He also headed its brain tumor program for more than 15 years, leading to his national leadership role in clinical trial research. He has designed and led numerous national and international clinical studies, receiving NIH and NCI grants and winning honors for his research in brain and central nervous system tumors. He helped launch and was medical director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore, prior to joining Baptist Health. Dr. Mehta is Board-certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology and in neuro-oncology by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.