Roma Mehta, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Originally from Chicago, Dr. Mehta holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she graduated summa cum laude, and completed her medical degree at the University of Miami. She completed internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern and completed advanced training through a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. 

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonary and critical care medicine, Dr. Mehta joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Mehta is a member of the Supporting Women Achieving Greatness (SWAG) Committee and the Pulmonary Fellowship Curriculum Committee.

Personal Note

Dr. Mehta’s interests outside of medicine include Bollywood dancing as a BollyX Instructor, traveling, and listening to true crime podcasts.


Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine (2013)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • Advanced COPD Treatment
  • Airway Centric Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Biologics in Asthma Treatment

Honors & Awards

  • House Officer of Excellent Nominee
    UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program (2014-2015)
  • Intern Teaching Award Honorable Mention
    UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program (2013-2014)
  • Alpha Epsilon Lambda: Graduate Student's Honor Society
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2012-2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Medicine (2019)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (2018)
  • American Thoracic Society (2019)