Penn Medicine

Shivan Mehta

Shivan Mehta


Associate Chief Innovation Officer

Center for Health Care Innovation

Shivan Mehta is the associate chief innovation officer at Penn Medicine and an assistant professor of medicine and health policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. He is also the co-director of quality for the Division of Gastroenterology.

Shivan leads a team of managers, designers, and engineers in the Acceleration Lab that develops, evaluates, and scales new health care delivery interventions across Penn Medicine’s health system. Current projects focus on connecting with patients outside of traditional venues and accelerating the pace of experimentation across the system. Shivan also conducts research evaluating pragmatic trials of health care delivery that leverage behavioral science, care redesign, and new technology to improve population health outcomes in areas such as colorectal cancer screening, joint replacement surgery, hypertension management, and hepatitis C screening. 

Shivan received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University, his medical degree and master’s in health policy research from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA in health care management from the Wharton School. He was a resident in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and a fellow in gastroenterology at Penn Medicine.