Mitul Mehta

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Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

M.D., University of Southern California, 2008
M.S., Georgetown University, 2004, Physiology & Biophysics

Phone: (949) 824-6256
Fax: (949) 824-4015

University of California, Irvine

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Surgical Devices, Surgical Techniques, Retinal Detachments, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Epiretinal Membranes, Macular Holes, Uveitis, Radiation Retinopathy
Academic Distinctions
Board Certified in Ophthalmology
Research Abstract
Mitul Mehta MD MS, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. He sees patients at the UCI Medical Center in Orange, CA and the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine, CA.
A Southern California native, Dr. Mehta graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he then completed a Master of Science degree in Physiology & Biophysics at Georgetown University and earned his MD degree from the University of Southern California (USC). After completing his ophthalmology residency at the University of Cincinnati, he graduated from fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
In addition to the care of patients with vitreoretinal disorders, Dr. Mehta teaches medical students, residents, and fellows, and does research in surgical devices, techniques and vitreoretinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Sally L Baxter, Helena E Gali, Mitul C Mehta, Scott E Rudkin, John Bartlett, James D Brandt, Catherine Q Sun, Marlene Millen 8, Christopher A Longhurst. Multicenter Analysis of Electronic Health Record Use among Ophthalmologists. Multicenter Study Ophthalmology
. 2021 Jan;128(1):165-166. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.06.007. Epub 2020 Jun 7. PMID: 32525047
Gabriel RS, Boisvert CJ, Mehta MC. (2020) Review of Vitreopapillary Traction Syndrome, Neuro-Ophthalmology, DOI: 10.1080/01658107.2020.1725063.
Darren K Knight , Angeline L Wang, Sean W Tsao, Steven L Carter, Mitul C Mehta. Small Gauge Techniques for Removing a Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant. Retin Cases Brief Rep
. 2020 Dec 31. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000001116. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33475269
Shah C, Gabriel R, Kedhar S, Kupperman BD, Mehta MC. Subclinical Foveal Vasculopathy in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus using Optical Coherence Tomography-Angiography. J Vitreoretin Dis. 2019:247412641985075. doi:10.1177/2474126419850758. Published July, 2019.
Wang AL, Knight DK, Vu TT, Mehta MC. Retinitis Pigmentosa: Review of Current Treatment. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2019 Winter;59(1):263-280. doi: 10.1097/IIO.0000000000000256.
Schechet SA, Pandya HK, Mehta MC. Social Media Collaboration of Retinal Physicians: A ‘Young Retina Forum’ Survey. European Journal of Ophthalmology, Feb. 2019, doi:10.1177/1120672119832186.
Xie K, Kong C, Mehta MC. A Case of Melanoma-Associated Retinopathy, Uveitis, and Optic Neuritis Associated With Pembrolizumab, Managed With Topical , Intravitreal, and Intravenous Steroids. J Vitreoretin Dis. 2019; epub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/2474126419886154
Hamid MA, Mehta MC, Kupperman BD. Multimodal imaging in a patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Int J Retina Vitreous, 2018 Nov 30; 4:45. doi: 10.1186/s40942-018-0147-6. eCollection 2018.
Aggarwal S, Ju D, Allen AM, Rose LA, Gill KP, Shen SA, Temco JE, Chang I, Faraj J, Brabender DE, Herbst de Cortina S, Marik-Reis O, Mehta MC. Regional differences in vision health: findings from Mwanza, Tanzania. Int Health. 2018 Nov 1;10(6):457-465. doi:10.1093/inthealth/ihy046.
Professional Societies
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
American Association of Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI)
Other Experience
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Diseases
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Research Center
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
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