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Dr.Sandip Mitra

Dr.Sandip Mitra

Consultant Ophthalmology

Education & Fellowship  MBBS, MD (Ophth.), FRCS (Edin.), FRCOphth. (UK), Fellow of Corneal & Refractive Surgery (Australia)
Language Spoken: English, Urdu, Bengali and Arabic

Biography:

Dr. Mitra graduated from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research in India and went on to specialize in Ophthalmology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

He was awarded the Bodhraj Goldmedal for the best post graduate student in ophthalmology.

He subsequently obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and London with distinction in Ophthalmology, and also did a short training in Vitreo-retinal Surgery at Moorefield Hospital, London, UK. Continuing further in his area of special interest, Dr. Mitra obtained his Fellowship in Corneal & Refractive Surgery from the largest eye hospital in Australia - The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne. While in Australia, he was also involved in various multi-centric research projects at CERA (The Centre for Eye Research, Australia).

He specialized in the "Big bubble technique for lamellar keratoplasty" and performed series of successful corneal graft for keratoconus.

Recently he got his training in DSEAK procedure from University eye hospital in Fort Mayers US from Dr. Gorovoe.

Work Experience:

Presently he is consultant ophthalmology at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai and looking after the cornea and refractive surgery work.

He has performed more than 10000 refractive procedures and 30000 cataract surgeries, 10000 corneal grafts.

In the year 1995, he left All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India to join as lecturer and later becoming the Head of the department of the Sultan Qaboos university hospital in Oman.

He left Oman in 2001 to start his cornea fellowship in Australia where he worked as a senior fellow and was associate researcher at CERA. In 2003, he joined the Alzahra Pvt Hospital in Sharjah and Alzahra Medical centre in Dubai.

Since then he has performed various eye procedures with lots of success.