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Robert Mittra Celebrated for Dedication to Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

Dr. Mittra has provided years of expertise in the medical and surgical treatments of retinal diseases

Dr. Robert Mittra has been selected to be in the Best Doctors in America every year since 2004.

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, January 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Robert Mittra has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An acclaimed and internationally recognized expert in the medical and surgical treatments of diseases of the retina and vitreous, Dr. Mittra excels as a partner of VitreoRetinal Surgery, P.A (VRS). a multi-physician subspecialty retina only practice in Minnesota. Since joining the practice in 2000, he has specialized in a range of conditions that can affect the back of the eye, including diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, macular degeneration, hereditary retinal diseases, epiretinal membranes and retinal tears and detachments. Additionally, Dr. Mittra has participated in the development of the company's clinical research center and has served as the principal investigator for more than 15 national clinical trials studying various aspects of retinal disease and surgery and remained involved in the research of newer therapies for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions and proliferative vitreoretinopathy.

Dr. Mittra earned a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan in 1988 and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine in 1992. Following this achievement, he completed a residency in ophthalmology at Duke University and a retina fellowship through the Eye Institute at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has been elected to membership in the Retina Society, Macula Society and the American Society of Retina Specialists.

Due to his professional achievements, Dr. Mittra has received an Achievement Award through The American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, while being selected to be in the Best Doctors in America every year since 2004. Recently VRS has developed a fellowship training program to train the next generation of retina specialists. Dr Mittra is a co-director of this burgeoning endeavor.

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