Dr. Mitra graduated from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research in India and went on to specialise in Ophthalmology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He was awarded the Bodhraj Gold medal for the best postgraduate student in ophthalmology, and subsequently obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and London with distinction in Ophthalmology. He also did a short training in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at Moorefield Hospital, 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 at the University of Melbourne. He recently undertook training in the DSEAK procedure from University Eye Hospital in Fort Mayers, US.
During his career he has performed more than 10000 refractive procedures, 30000 cataract surgeries, and 10000 corneal grafts. While in Australia, he was also involved in various multi-centric research projects at CERA (The Centre for Eye Research, Australia). He specialised in the "Big bubble technique for lamellar keratoplasty" and performed a series of successful corneal graft for keratoconus.
Dr. Mitra also had worked in Oman before moving to UAE, where he has been working for the past 17 years.