Dr Sandip Mitra graduated from JIPMER pondicherry and went on do his residency in ophthalmology from the prestigious All India Institute of medical sciences New Delhi. He passed out in 1992 with gold medal in ophthalmology and was decleared the best post graduate student for the year.He trained in vitreo retina surgery at AIIMS for 3 years and also at the Moorfield Hospital in UK. In 2002 he moved to Australia and trained as cornea and refractive fellow at the Royal victoria eye and ear hospital , University of Melbourne. he participated in various research programs under CERA at the RVEEH, Australia. He also got his fellowship from the Royal college of surgeon Edinburgh with distinction in ophthalmology. He is an international member of American Academy of ophthalmologist. He has more than 200 peer review article and is in editorial board of various ophthalmic journals. He started as consultant ophthalmologist at Sultan Qaboos university hospital and later moved to RVEEH, Australia and worked as senior Cornea Fellow. He joined Alzahra Private hospital as consultant and head of the department in 2003 and also a lasik and laser specialist at the Emirates Hospital motor city in 2017. He still continues as the head of ophthalmology at both these hospitals. He is also a part of the selection commitee and investigation commitee for the Ministry of health and Dubai Health Authority.