Sonia Mehta, MD

CEO Region II, Corporate Chief Medical Officer
& Chief Academic Officer

Sonia Mehta, MD serves as CEO and CMO of Region II of Prime Healthcare which includes Prime’s hospitals and outpatient locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Rhode Island. She also serves as Chief Academic Officer.

Dr. Mehta is a physician executive with more than 25 years of healthcare management experience. She previously served as CEO/CMO of Lorretto Hospital, a 177-bed independent, safety net hospital and CMO and Board Member of Better Health Network, a Managed Care Community Network in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Mehta has also served as President & CEO of the Illinois/Wisconsin Medical Group, a 200+ provider multi-specialty group of the Hospital Sisters Health System and Executive Medical Director of Immediate Care Centers and Chief of Ambulatory Services for 489-bed Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Mehta is a board-certified Internist and completed her residency at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, IL. Dr. Mehta also earned an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

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 Hospital Review.