Peter V. Mitrev, M.D.

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Peter V. Mitrev, M.D.

Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgery

Dr. Peter V. Mitrev attended the University of Colorado in 1984, where he received his Bachelor’s degree and continued his medical training in Colorado, receiving his medical degree in 1989. Following an internship in internal medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dr. Mitrev served in the United States Air Force as a flight surgeon in England during the first Gulf War. After receiving his honorable discharge from military service, Dr. Mitrev returned to the United States. Upon his return, Dr. Mitrev completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Mitrev’s next stop was completing a post-graduate year of study as a glaucoma clinical fellow at Tuft’s University in Massachusetts in 1999. In Virginia, Dr. Mitrev served as the clinical research director for the Thomas R. Lee Center of Ocular Pharmacology and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. 

Dr. Mitrev has an extensive background in instructing many Ophthalmology resident surgeons in glaucoma and cataract surgery and giving numerous lectures to medical students. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Mitrev has also volunteered his services at the Chesapeake Care Free Clinic to treat ophthalmic diseases. He has co-authored several articles on glaucoma and cataract surgery and presented scientific papers on original research at national ophthalmology meetings. Dr. Mitrev holds a patent for a unique glaucoma surgical device. 

Dr. Mitrev enjoys gardening, skiing, surfing, bike riding, and numerous outdoor activities in his free time.

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