Ritvik Mehta, MD

  • Otolaryngology
  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2390 Faraday Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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5405 Oberlin Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
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  • Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Neurotology


  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Sindhi
  • English


Dr. Ritvik Mehta specializes in otolaryngology/neurotology and skull base surgery. While still in school, Dr. Mehta developed an interest in treating patients with facial paralysis. Recognizing the profound impact this condition has on patients, Dr. Mehta pursued advanced training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and facial nerve disorders.

Dr. Mehta is a compassionate and caring physician who has a deep interest in providing the best possible care for his patients. He has co-authored numerous publications and received the American Neurotology Society Trainee Award for his middle-ear research. In addition to his practice, Dr. Mehta volunteers with Medical Missions for Children and Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, providing medical and surgical care for families who cannot afford it.

Dr. Mehta’s clinical interests include:

  • Hearing and balance disorders
  • Implantable hearing devices / Cochlear Implants
  • Lateral skull base surgery (acoustic neuroma and other CPA tumors)
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Facial paralysis / facial reanimation surgery
  • Microtia and atresia reconstruction
  • Surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Neurology, 2010
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2009
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology, 2007

Medical Education

  • University of California, San Diego, MD, 2001


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery, 2002


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Otolaryngology, 2006


  • University of California, San Diego, Neurotology, 2009
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2007

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