Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Health Care Policy and Medicine

Harvard Medical School


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Office: Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy
180 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 2115
Phone: 617-432-3905
Fax: 617-432-0173

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
MPH, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
MD, University of California, San Francisco, 1999
MSc, Harvard University School of Public Health, 2006

Harvard Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, Boston, 2004
Harvard General Medicine Fellowship, Boston, 2006

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Health care quality and efficiency
Pay-for-performance incentives
Consumer-directed health care

Dr. Mehrotra’s research focuses on interventions to decrease costs and improve quality of care. Much of his work has focused on innovations in delivery such as retail clinics and e-visits have on quality, costs, and access to health care. He is also interested in the role of consumerism and whether price transparency and public reporting of quality can impact patient decision making. Related work has focuses on quality measurement including how natural language processing can be used to analyze the data in electronic health records to measure the quality of care.

Dr. Mehrotra receives his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Boston. His clinical work has been both as a primary care physician and as an adult and pediatric hospitalist. He also has received formal research training with a Masters of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters of Science in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. In 2008, he received the Milton W. Hamolsky Award for Outstanding Scientific Presentation by a Junior Faculty Member by the Society of General Internal Medicine. In 2013, he received the Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award from AcademyHealth for health services researchers early in their careers who show exceptional promise.

Recent Grants
Title: Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections: Impact of Shifts in Care.
Role: PI
Funding Agency: NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Start Year: 2012
End Year: 2014
Title: An Examination of Consumer-Directed Health Care
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Start Year: 2007
End Year: 2012

For Pub Med search results, click here.