Vivek Mehta is Neurosurgeon with particular expertise in complex and minimally invasive brain and spine surgery. He is a member of the Hoag Epilepsy Surgery Program at the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. He was raised in Orange County and completed medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In college, he was named to the USA Today All-Academic First Team as one of the top 20 colleges students in the United States. After completing medical school, Dr. Mehta completed advanced training in neurosurgery at the University of Southern California under Drs. Michael Apuzzo, Martin Weiss, Gordon McComb and Steven Giannotta and in Epilepsy and Stereotactic Neurosurgery with Dr. Charles Liu. Prior to joining Hoag, he was on staff at the University of Southern California as an attending neurosurgery at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, the nations busiest Level 1 neurosurgery trauma center. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at the USC Keck School of Medicine.