Alexandre Shehata, M.D., Internal Medicine, Joins Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group

Montclair, NJ – (September 14, 2021) – Mountainside Medical Group has announced that Alexandre Shehata, M.D., has joined the practice in the field of Internal Medicine.

Alexandre Shehata, M.D. is an internal medicine physician with experience in primary care, urgent care and inpatient care. “Being a primary care physician allows me to treat a wide variety of conditions and have the greatest positive impact on my community,” Dr. Shehata explains.  “In addition to preventative measures, I work closely with my patients to address the ‘why’ behind their health concerns, in order to provide them with meaningful and effective solutions.”

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Alexandre Shehata, to Mountainside Medical Group,” says Tim O’Brien, chief executive officer. “Our commitment is to the community and by expanding our physician network, we are better equipped to provide the highest level of quality care to area residents.”

Dr. Shehata received his medical degree from October 6 University – Faculty of Medicine.  He complete his internship at Cairo University Faculty of Medicine.  Dr. Shehata participated in research on sepsis at Mount Sinai Morningside and completed his residency at Mountainside Medical Center. He is certified by Telluride Academy as an Emerging Leader in Patient Safety.

Dr. Shehata is an experienced researcher with articles published in a number of high-impact academic journals, among them The BMJ, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  His most recent research is in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s hospital and he was a co-investigator in the STOP-COVID project.

When not treating patients, Dr. Shehata enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking and bird watching.  He is an avid chess and backgammon player.  Dr. Shehata enjoys playing tennis and soccer and has achieved the blue belt rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Dr. Shehata will see patients at 622 Franklin Avenue in Nutley. New patients are welcome and may visit to make an appointment or call 973-661-1900. Virtual care and in-person visits are available.


About Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group

The Mountainside Medical Group is a network of physicians specializing in primary care, OB/GYN, endocrinology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology and plastic surgery created by Mountainside Medical Center. We believe people who establish a personal relationship with their doctors experience better health and quality of life. Start well and stay well with Mountainside Medical Group. Offices are located in Montclair, Bloomfield, Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Montville, Nutley, Verona, West Caldwell, and Woodland Park. For more information, visit

About Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The hospital provides patients access to innovative and effective treatment in specialized centers within the hospital focused on radiology, women’s health, oncology, surgery, bariatrics, neurosciences, stroke, and cardiovascular services. Mountainside is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and The NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency cardiac angioplasty and emergency neuroendovascular procedures. To learn more about Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center visit