Dr. Mitul C. Mehta is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. His clinical interests include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), epiretinal membranes, macular holes, radiation retinopathy and uveitis.
Mehta earned his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles. After completing his ophthalmology residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio, he completed fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in New York City.
In addition to the care of patients with vitreoretinal disorders, Mehta teaches medical students, residents and fellows. He also conducts research on surgical devices and techniques, as well as on vitreoretinal diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. In addition, he is the editor of the retina section for the surgical education website, CSurgeries.com.
Mehta sees patients at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine.