Laxmi Mehta, M.D., FACC, FAHA is the Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program and an Associate Professor of Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Mehta is also the Associate Program Director for Education for Ohio State’s Center for Women’s Health. 

She is the President of the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and has previously served two terms as Secretary/Treasurer for the Ohio-ACC Chapter. Additionally, she is the Immediate Past President of the metro Columbus Board of Directors for the American Heart Association and now currently serves on the Great Rivers Affiliate Board for the American Heart Association. She sits on several national committees for both the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Dr. Mehta was chosen by Business First Magazine as one of Columbus' Top 40 under 40 in 2010 and honored as one of 12 women for the 2012 Women for Economic Leadership (WELD) Women You Should Know Calendar Honoree. 

She specializes in women’s cardiovascular health, prevention and cardiac imaging. Dr. Mehta is an avid promoter and educator on women’s cardiovascular health and has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. She received her M.D. degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rootstown, Ohio in 1998. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training and Clinical Cardiology fellowship training at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan in 2001 and 2005. 

Cardiac rehabilitation helps heart patients, but many women do without it

“Unfortunately, many women don’t make their own personal health their priority,” she says, “which contributes to more favorable outcomes in men versus women after a heart attack. From my experience, most men attend cardiac rehab, unless work issues preven

New guidelines for women and heart attacks

“Over the last 10 years or so, we’ve learned that women’s hearts are different than men’s in some significant ways, and while that’s helped reduce mortality, there’s much more to know,” said Mehta, who is also director of Ohio State’s Women's Cardiovascul

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Acute myocardial infarction in women a scientific statement from the American Heart Association

LS Mehta, TM Beckie, HA DeVon, CL Grines, HM Krumholz, MN Johnson, ...
Circulation 133 (9), 916-947, 2016

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2016

Fourth universal definition of myocardial infarction (2018)

K Thygesen, JS Alpert, AS Jaffe, BR Chaitman, JJ Bax, DA Morrow, ...
European heart journal 40 (3), 237-269, 2019

244

2019

Impact of body mass index on outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction

L Mehta, W Devlin, PA McCullough, WW O’Neill, KA Skelding, GW Stone, ...
The American journal of cardiology 99 (7), 906-910, 2007

124

2007

American Heart Association Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Special Populations Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention …

LS Mehta, TM Beckie, HA DeVon, CL Grines, HM Krumholz, MN Johnson, ...
Circulation 133 (9), 916-947, 2016

114

2016

Safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents in women a patient-level pooled analysis of randomised trials

GG Stefanini, U Baber, S Windecker, MC Morice, S Sartori, MB Leon, ...
The Lancet 382 (9908), 1879-1888, 2013

112

2013

Preventing and experiencing ischemic heart disease as a woman state of the science a scientific statement from the American Heart Association

JC McSweeney, AG Rosenfeld, WM Abel, LT Braun, LE Burke, ...
Circulation 133 (13), 1302-1331, 2016

104

2016

Cardiovascular effects of exposure to cigarette smoke and electronic cigarettes clinical perspectives from the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Section Leadership Council …

PB Morris, BA Ference, E Jahangir, DN Feldman, JJ Ryan, H Bahrami, ...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 66 (12), 1378-1391, 2015

99

2015

Cardiovascular disease and breast cancer where these entities intersect a scientific statement from the American Heart Association

LS Mehta, KE Watson, A Barac, TM Beckie, V Bittner, S Cruz-Flores, ...
Circulation 137 (8), e30-e66, 2018

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2018

Resolution of refractory no‐reflow with intracoronary epinephrine

KA Skelding, JA Goldstein, L Mehta, MC Pica, WW O'Neill
Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions 57 (3), 305-309, 2002

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2002

Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI])

Z Zhang, PM Rautaharju, EZ Soliman, JAE Manson, ME Cain, LW Martin, ...
The American journal of cardiology 110 (10), 1489-1495, 2012

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2012

Clinical effectiveness of coronary computed tomographic angiography in the triage of patients to cardiac catheterization and revascularization after inconclusive stress testing …

A Abidov, MJ Gallagher, KM Chinnaiyan, LS Mehta, JH Wegner, GL Raff
Journal of nuclear cardiology 16 (5), 701-713, 2009

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2009

Rationale and study design of the CardioGene Study genomics of in-stent restenosis

SK Ganesh, KA Skelding, L Mehta, K O’Neill, J Joo, G Zheng, J Goldstein, ...
Pharmacogenomics 5 (7), 949-1004, 2004

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2004

Changes in the professional lives of cardiologists over 2 decades

SJ Lewis, LS Mehta, PS Douglas, M Gulati, MC Limacher, A Poppas, ...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69 (4), 452-462, 2017

38

2017

Sex differences in ischemic heart disease advances, obstacles, and next steps

NR Aggarwal, HN Patel, LS Mehta, RM Sanghani, GP Lundberg, ...
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11 (2), e004437, 2018

36

2018

2015 ACC/AHA/HRS advanced training statement on clinical cardiac electrophysiology (a revision of the ACC/AHA 2006 update of the clinical competence statement on invasive …

DP Zipes, H Calkins, JP Daubert, KA Ellenbogen, ME Field, JD Fisher, ...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 66 (24), 2767-2802, 2015

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2015

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in South Asians in the United States epidemiology, risk factors, and treatments a scientific statement from the American Heart Association

AS Volgman, LS Palaniappan, NT Aggarwal, M Gupta, A Khandelwal, ...
Circulation 138 (1), e1-e34, 2018

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2018

Safety and efficacy of new-generation drug-eluting stents in women undergoing complex percutaneous coronary artery revascularization from the WIN-DES collaborative patient …

G Giustino, U Baber, M Aquino, S Sartori, GW Stone, MB Leon, ...
JACC: cardiovascular interventions 9 (7), 674-684, 2016

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2016

Impact of Clinical Presentation (Stable Angina Pectoris vs Unstable Angina Pectoris or Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction vs ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) on Long …

G Giustino, U Baber, GG Stefanini, M Aquino, GW Stone, S Sartori, ...
The American journal of cardiology 116 (6), 845-852, 2015

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2015

American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Hypertension …

JC McSweeney, AG Rosenfeld, WM Abel, LT Braun, LE Burke, ...
Circulation 133 (13), 1302-31, 2016

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2016

Effect of chronic kidney disease in women undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stents a patient-level pooled analysis of randomized controlled trials

U Baber, G Giustino, S Sartori, M Aquino, GG Stefanini, PG Steg, ...
JACC: cardiovascular interventions 9 (1), 28-38, 2016

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2016

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