Mitra Ayazifar, M.D.

Meet Our Doctors: Mitra Ayazifar, M.D.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
“Dr. Mitra”  joined the Sierra View Medical Eye Family in September 2007. She performs Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic and Cosmetic eyelid surgeries in Grass Valley. She is currently on staff at Sierra Ambulatory Surgery Center where the majority of her functional and cosmetic procedures are performed on an outpatient basis.

Prior to joining SVME, Dr. Ayazifar served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Brown Medical School/ Rhode Island Hospital Department of Ophthalmology and Staff Ophthalmologist at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island. She served as the Interim Residency Program Director at Rhode Island Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology during the 2002-2003 academic year.

AMERICAN BOARD OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
Eligible

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EDUCATION
Fellowship in Oculofacial Surgery
, September 2003- August 31, 2004, Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown University Program in Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Providence, Rhode Island Chief Resident/ Clinical Assistant Instructor in Surgery, July 2001-June 2002, Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island. Residency: July 1998-June 2001, Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, Providence, Rhode Island. Internship: July 1997-June 1998, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.. Medical School: August 1993-May 1997, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.. Undergraduate Education: January 1988-December 1991, University of California at Berkeley, B.A., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Berkeley, CA

Dr. Mitra Ayazifar began her ophthalmology practice as a clinical instructor in Ophthalmology upon graduation from the Brown Medical School Ophthalmology program. After teaching residents for several years and completing her fellowship in Oculofacial surgery, she made the move back to California along with her husband and two young children.  She is known by her patients as “Dr. Mitra”. Her interests outside of ophthalmology include running, biking, and spending lots of time with her family.