Dr. Mitra Ayazifar, MD

Dr. Mitra Ayazifar, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Mitra Ayazifar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Grass Valley, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from George Washington University in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read her story

400 Sierra College Dr Ste B

Grass Valley, CA 95945

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Ayazifar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ayazifar "Dr. Mitra" joined the Sierra View Medical Eye Family in September 2007. She performs Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract, 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. In the past year, she has started a practice in Roseville, CA. At Capital Eye Medical Group, she offers the same services. Surgeries are performed at Sutter Roseville Surgery Center and Mercy San Juan Ambulatory surgery Center. 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.
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ayazifar "Our physicians are dedicated to providing superior medical care in a compassionate manner.  Our goal is to provide our community with state of the art surgical care, in a safe comfortable and convenient setting."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ayazifar does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
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16  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • George Washington University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Rhode Island Hospital / Brown Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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Dr. Ayazifar's Reviews

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