Mihai Mititelu, MD, MPH

Mihai Mititelu, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

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Appointments and Honors

Medical Director of the Clinical Eye Research Unit


Retina, macula and vitreous diseases

Medical and Surgical Interests

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration
  • Multimodal retinal imaging
  • Retinal dystrophies
  • Retinal laser
  • Retinal vascular disease

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials
  • International health
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Medical education and mentoring
  • Multimodal imaging
  • Retinal vascular disease


Fellowship: Diseases of the Retina, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency: Hofstra North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, NY

Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Mercy), Pittsburgh, PA

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Additional Studies: Master of Public Health, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Recent Publications

Khanna, S., Martins, A., Oakey, Z., & Mititelu, M. (2019). Non-paraneoplastic Autoimmune Retinopathy: Multimodal Testing Characteristics of 13 Cases. Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, 9(1), 6. doi:10.1186/s12348-019-0171-1

Nguyen, M. T., Martins, A. L. B., Heiligenstein, M. A., Blodi, B. A., & Mititelu, M. (2019). Disorganization of Retinal Inner Layers in Retinal Vein Occlusions: New Insights From Anti-VEGF Treatment. Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases, 3(5), 309–316. https://doi.org/10.1177/2474126418819697

Kim, H., Wang, A., & Mititelu, M. (2017). Case Series of Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangiomas. Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases, 1(2), 133–137. https://doi.org/10.1177/2474126416687424