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UCI Health ophthalmologist Dr. Mitul Mehta

Mitul C. Mehta, MD


Ophthalmology, Retina/Vitreous

Clinical Interests

age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, macular diseases and surgery, radiation retinopathy, uveitis

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
  • Spanish
Medical School
University of Southern California
University of Cincinnati College of MedicineInternal Medicine
University of CincinnatiOphthalmology
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount SinaiVitreoretinal Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director — Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship Program, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Member — American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member — American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member — American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2020-2021, 2023
More Information

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 and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in New York City.

In addition to caring for 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 age-related macular degeneration (AMD). He is the editor of the retina section of the surgical education website, CSurgeries.com.

Mehta sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange and Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine.


Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-2020
Fax: 949-824-2073
UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 714-456-8601