Mitul is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of the retina at UCI’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute. He earned his Medical Degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and also holds a M.S. in BioPhysics from Georgetown and B.S. from MIT, where he first ventured into software startups. He completed fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the New York Eye & Ear, and conducts research on surgical devices and techniques, as well as on vitreoretinal diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Mitul is the cofounder of the online America Retina Forum and the Young Retina Forum as well as the editor of the retina section for the surgical education website, CSurgeries.com.