Skip to main content

ROH Spinal Surgeon, Jwalant Mehta, named among prestigious cohort of leaders

In recognition of his expertise and contribution, Spinal Surgeon, Mr Jwalant Mehta, is joining a new programme at the Scoliosis Research Society focused on leadership, education and development. 

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) is one of the worlds premier spine societies. In order to support the development of the next generation of leaders, the Society have launched a comprehensive programme for members focusing on Leadership, Education and Development (L.E.A.D.). The inaugural L.E.A.D. SRS cohort was selected from a very impressive group of members who have already made significant contributions to the Society.

Mr Jwalant Mehta, Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is among this prestigious cohort.

Over the next nine months, the programme aims to support the development of outstanding leadership. It will provide participants with insight on how to enhance and nurture leadership skills. The curriculum covers topics critical to leadership and will help participants understanding leadership within the Scoliosis Research Society.

Mr Mehta said, "It's a great honour to be part of the L.E.A.D programme. The importance of capable and principled Leadership is sometimes overlooked in the clinical space. But it is vital to sustaining an environment where people can develop and deliver the best outcomes to patients.”

One of the architects of this programme and SRS President, Serena S Hu M.D said, “Leadership means different things to different people but is critical in all environments whether it be in hospitals or health systems, clinics, operating rooms, research groups or organisations such as the SRS. We are excited to host this amazing group of individuals, and to participate in their leadership journey.” 

For more information and to review the full cohort list, visit the SRS website.

About Scoliosis Research Society

The Scoliosis Research Society is a non-profit, professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, SRS has gained recognition as the world's premier spine deformity society. Please visit for further information.