Mitra Ayazifar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California of Berkeley, Berkeley, and a Doctor of Ophthalmology from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C., which she earned in 1997. She did her internship in Internal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center in 1998. Dr. Ayazifar did her residency in Ophthalmology at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical Center in 2001, and was Clinical Assistant Instructor/Chief Resident, Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical Center in 2002. She is an active member of American Academy of Ophthalmology and Sacramento Women of Optometry
Known by her patients as “Dr. Mitra,” she is an experienced eye physician and surgeon, and practices general ophthalmology as well as diagnosis and treatment of a variety of eye conditions including cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
After completing her ophthalmology residency at Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital, she served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and was in charge of management of the General Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic service at Rhode Island Hospital and Veterans Administration Medical center in Providence, Rhode Island. She was also responsible for management of the Outpatient Eye Clinic and the Inpatient Ophthalmology Consult Service at Rhode Island Hospital (a Level 1 Trauma center).
Mitra’s interests include functional and cosmetic eyelid procedures including ptosis repair (eyelids and brow), blepharoplasty (upper and lower eyelids) and repair of ectropion, entropion, and various eyelid malpositions.
Part of her practice is devoted to the excision of eyelid and facial skin cancers and reconstructive surgery after Mohs excision of carcinomas. She also has extensive experience in post-traumatic eyelid and globe reconstructive surgeries. Outside of ophthalmology, she enjoys cardio kickboxing, running, biking and spending quality time with her family and friends.