Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) and its University Centers of Excellence are now Inspire Health Medical Group.

Pankaj Mehta, MD

Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Pankaj Mehta, MD, is board certified in internal medicine, critical care, pulmonary disease, and sleep medicine. 


Dr. Mehta earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. He then completed an internal medicine residence with Maulana Azad Medical College, even serving as Chief Resident. Dr. Mehta then completed another internal medicine residency with Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He then stayed in Syracuse to complete a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Upstate Medical College. Dr. Mehta continued to specialize in his field further by completing a sleep fellowship in Boston with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 


Dr. Mehta has held various professional positions throughout his career, including Respiratory Care program director at Hawkeye Community College and Adjunct Faculty at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also played key roles at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, serving as medical director of the Sleep Center and associate medical director of the Intensive Care Unit.


Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Mehta actively engages in community and voluntary service. His dedication is demonstrated through medical conference presentations, healthcare seminars, and involvement in programs such as the National Pulse Polio Eradication Program.


Dr. Pankaj Mehta is a compassionate and skilled healthcare professional committed to providing exceptional patient care and contributing to advancing pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Education and Training

  • Sleep Fellowship – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship – Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY 
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Maulana Azad Medical College – Delhi, India 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – Maulana Azad Medical College – New Delhi, India

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Critical Care Medicine 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Pulmonary Disease 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 
  • American College of Chest Physicians 
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine