Sonia Mehta, MD
Corporate Chief Medical Officer and Regional CEO
Dr. Sonia Mehta serves as Corporate Chief Medical Officer for Prime Healthcare
and Regional CEO in Pennsylvania.
Sonia Mehta, MD is a physician executive with more than 20 years of extensive
healthcare management experience. She previously served as CEO/CMO of
Lorretto Hospital, a 177-bed independent, safety net hospital in Chicago,
IL. During her tenure at Loretto Hospital, she also served as a CMO and
Board Member of Better Health Network, a Managed Care Community Network,
which was ultimately sold to Molina Health. Prior to Lorretto Hospital,
Dr. Mehta worked with the Hospital Sisters Health System, based in Springfield,
IL, as President & CEO of the Illinois/Wisconsin Medical Group, a
200+ provider multi-specialty group serving 12 communities in Illinois
and Wisconsin. Earlier in her career, Dr. Mehta worked for 489-bed Northwest
Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL as Executive Medical Director
of Immediate Care Centers/Occupational Health/Wellness Programs and Chief
of Ambulatory Services.
Dr. Mehta is a board-certified Internist, and received her MD degree from
West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, IL. In addition to her MD degree,
she received an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern
University in Evanston, IL.
Over the span of her career, Dr. Mehta has served on various healthcare
boards. She was one of 20 people selected on serve on Governor Rauner’s
HHS transition team in Illinois. She has chaired multiple committees at
the Illinois State level for Medicaid transformation. In addition, Dr.
Mehta led the Westside Heroin Task Force to help reduce drug related deaths
and violence in inner city Chicago.
Dr. Mehta has received national recognition for her leadership and has
been ranked amongst the nation’s Top 100 Physician Leaders for last
5 years and has been recognized as one of the “10 Women Physician
Leaders to Know” by Becker’s.