Prior to joining Retina Associates of Orange County, Dr. Mrinali Gupta served for 5 years as Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Gupta received her Doctor of Medicine degree at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where she received the E. Arthur Palumbo Scholarship and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor society. As a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar, Dr. Gupta conducted macular degeneration research for one year at the National Institutions of Health. Dr. Gupta completed internship training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She completed ophthalmology residency training at Harvard Medical School / Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary, followed by a 2-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. During her fellowship, Dr. Gupta was the recipient of the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship and the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award given to five outstanding retina fellows nationwide. She is a leader in education in her field and currently serves as Vice President of Education on the Executive Committee of Vit-Buckle Society, an international professional society, and on several Education Committees of the American Society of Retina Specialists. While on faculty at Cornell, Dr. Gupta was Director for the Medical Retina Fellowship Program and was selected by the residents as “Faculty Teacher of the Year.” Dr. Gupta has lectured at numerous retina conferences and courses, serves as a reviewer for medical journals, and has published extensively in the field, having written over 80 textbook chapters, reviews, and peer-reviewed publications for medical journals such as Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, JAMA Ophthalmology, RETINA, and Nature Methods. Dr. Gupta sees patients in the Newport Beach, Laguna Hills, and Santa Ana offices.
|MEDICAL SCHOOL||Duke University School of Medicine
|INTERNSHIP||Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
|RESIDENCY||Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
|FELLOWSHIP||Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell
New York, NY