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Mr Danny Mitry is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon. He treats general eye conditions of the cornea and lens as well as medical and surgical diseases of the retina. He has extensive expertise in retinal surgery, refractive lens exchange and cataract surgery.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Vitreoretinal surgery
Medical retina
Cataract and refractive surgery

Professional profile

Mr Danny Mitry is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Free London.

He graduated with honours in surgery from Trinity College Dublin and completed his residency training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

He was awarded a PhD from the University of Edinburgh for his extensive work on the causes and outcomes of retinal detachment surgery.

Mr Mitry was appointed as senior resident at Moorfields Eye Hospital where he also completed higher fellowship training in vitreo-retinal surgery.

His clinical interests are retinal disease, cataract surgery, refractive lens exchange with multifocal lenses and general ophthalmology.

He is an acclaimed, highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon who has performed thousands of eye operations with an exceptional level of success and patient satisfaction.

He is also an accomplished academic ophthalmologist who has published over 50 research articles in leading Ophthalmic journals. Mr Mitry has given many lectures nationally and has been an invited lecturer in Europe and the United States.

Clinical interests

  • Refractive lens exchange, LASIK, LASEK, cataract surgery
  • Retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macula hole, vitreous haemorrhage, diabetes
  • Age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, inflammation

Robotics expertise

Mr Danny Mitry has many years of experience using modern laser technology in surgery. (Alcon, Johnson & Johnson, Quantel)

Current posts

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon
    Royal Free London

Awards and accolades

Barbara Knox Research Medal

Moorfields Eye Hospital Special Trustees Award

Eyecare Charity Research Award

ARVO International Travel Award

Fight for Sight Small Grant Award

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Major Award

Chief Scientist Office Scotland Project Award

WH Ross Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness

Medical training

Year qualified 2005
  • Trinity College Dublin 1999-2005
  • University of Edinburgh 2007-2010

Languages spoken



Surgical outcome and risk stratification for primary retinal detachment repair: results from the Scottish Retinal Detachment study
Authors: Mitry D, Awan MA, Borooah S, Siddiqui MA, Brogan K, Fleck BW, Wright A, Campbell H, Singh J, Charteris DG, Yorston D
Year: 2012
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group Limited
The United Kingdom Diabetic Retinopathy Electronic Medical Record Users Group, Report 1: baseline characteristics and visual acuity outcomes in eyes treated with intravitreal injections of ranibizumab for diabetic macular oedema.
Authors: Egan C, Zhu H, Lee A, Sim D, Mitry D, Bailey C, Johnston R, Chakravarthy U, Denniston A, Tufail A, Khan R, Mahmood S, Menon G, Akerele T, Downey L, McKibbin M, Varma A, Lobo A, Wilkinson E, Fitt A, Brand C, Tsaloumas M, Mandal K, Kumar V, Natha S, Crabb D
Year: 2017
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group Limited
Genome-wide association meta-analysis highlights light-induced signaling as a driver for refractive error.
Authors: Tedja MS, Wojciechowski R, Hysi PG, Eriksson N, Furlotte NA, Verhoeven VJM, Iglesias AI, Meester-Smoor MA, Tompson SW, Fan Q, Khawaja AP, Cheng CY, Höhn R, Yamashiro K, Wenocur A, Grazal C, Haller T, Metspalu A, Wedenoja J, Jonas JB, Wang YX, Xie J, Mitch
Year: 2018