Peter Mitrev, MD

  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • University of Colorado Internship in Internal Medicine
  • University of Kansas Medical Center Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Tufts University Fellowship in Glaucoma

Peter V. Mitrev, MD is a Board Certified Fellowship trained glaucoma specialist who is skilled in the treatment of Glaucoma and Anterior Segment eye diseases. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in 1984 and continued his medical training in Colorado, receiving his medical degree in 1989. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, he served in the United States Air Force during the first Gulf War as a Flight Surgeon in England. Upon his honorable discharge from military service, Dr. Mitrev returned to the United States to complete his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident.

In 1999, he completed a post-graduate year of study as a Glaucoma Clinical Fellow at Tuft’s University in Massachusetts.  Since moving to Virginia, Dr. Mitrev has served as Clinical Research Director for the Thomas R. Lee Center for Ocular Pharmacology and as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School.  While serving as an Assistant Professor he has instructed many Ophthalmology residents in the fields of both Glaucoma and Cataract surgery and has given numerous lectures to medical and physician assistant students.

Dr. Mitrev has volunteered his services at the Chesapeake Care Free Clinic for over 15 years for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases.  He has also co-authored several articles on both Glaucoma and Cataract surgery and presented scientific papers on original research at national ophthalmology meetings. He holds a patent for a unique Glaucoma surgical drainage device.

Dr. Mitrev enjoys skiing, surfing, bike riding and gardening in his spare time.