Doctors

Dr. Robert Mitchell

M.D., F.R.C.S.C.

Graduating from the University of Alberta in 1971 with further ophthalmic training at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Australia, and a F.R.C.S.C, Dr. Robert Mitchell established Mitchell Eye Centre in 1984. Since then, Dr. Mitchell and his team have been providing quality eye care services to Calgarians by delivering the most advanced and innovative technology available. Today, Dr. Mitchell has helped grow Mitchell Eye Centre to the forefront of eye care delivery in not only Western Canada, but across the country. In 2018, Dr. Mitchell established Me Cosmetic, a physician-led provider of progressive anti-aging cosmetic services and procedures.

  • M.D. University of Alberta
  • Ophthalmic training at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Australia
  • Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Established three eye clinics in Vietnam, performing 1,000+ cataract surgeries, 300+ corneal grafts and introduced LASIK to the country
  • Co-founded the University Eye Foundation
  • Co-founded the Southern Alberta Eye Centre where Mitchell Eye Centre is now located
  • Established Me Cosmetic, a physician-led provider of progressive anti-aging cosmetic services and procedures.

  • Alberta Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmologists
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta
  • The Canadian Ophthalmology Society
  • The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

  • Surgical Correction of Hyperopia by PRK, LASIK and Clear Lensectomy.
  • Ophthalmic Practice. February 1997 (Vol. 15 No. 1); Clear Lens Extraction for High Hyperopia.
  • Ocular Surgery News. November 1998; Refractive Lensectomy for Hyperopia.
  • Video Journal of Ophthalmology.1998; Refractive Case Presentations.
  • Canadian Ophthalmic Case Consultations. April 1999; WaveFront Results.
  • Ocular Surgery News. November 2002; TOSCA Results.
  • Clinical and Surgical Ophthalmology. October 2004; My First 1,000 Epi-LASIK Cases.
  • Ophthalmology Management. March 2007; Roundtable with 8 International Epi-LASIK Experts.
  • Moria Surgical. June 2007; Effect of Combination of Dorzolamide and Timolol on IOP after Cataract Surgery.
  • Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology. Volume 27, Number 66/ 12, 09.

Dr. Ryan Yau

B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C

A native Calgarian, Dr. Yau strives to provide comprehensive eye care at a high standard to his patients, while also giving back to his community. Fluent in both English and Cantonese, Dr. Yau treats patients of all ages in all areas of eye care including clinical assessments and surgery. When not practising, he’s actively engaged in teaching and research at the University of Calgary. Dr Yau runs emergency clinics and performs emergency surgeries at Rockyview Hospital. He attends Canadian and international conferences to stay up to date on the latest practices within the field of ophthalmology.

  • B.Sc. from the University of Calgary
  • M.D. from the University of Alberta with a ‘Special Training in Research’ designation
  • Completed residency training at the University of Alberta
  • Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary
  • Runs emergency clinics and performs emergency surgeries at Rockyview Hospital

Dr. Patrick Mitchell

M.D., F.R.C.S.C., A.B.O

Practicing as a general practitioner before pursuing ophthalmology, Dr. Patrick Mitchell finds his broad knowledge across general medicine to be beneficial in his retina practice. With a particular interest in paediatric retinal diseases, which are rare and can be difficult to correctly diagnose and treat, makes his extra training in this area a great benefit to Southern Alberta. Outside of work, Dr. Mitchell likes to spend his spare time with his wife and children. He is an avid golfer, skier, runner, and hockey player, making Calgary’s four seasons perfect for him.

  • M.D. from the University of Calgary
  • Completed residency in family medicine with the Univeristy of Calgary
  • Completed general ophthalmology training in Virginia
  • Completed general ophthalmology training at the Eastern Virginia Medicine of School
  • Became chief ophthalmology resident at the University of Calgary
  • Became clinical assistant professor at University of Calgary.

Dr. Feisal Adatia

M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.S.C

Prior to being the only Canadian to be accepted into the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in the United Kingdom to complete a medical retina fellowship, Dr. Adatia completed four degrees in six years at the University of Ottawa and University of Toronto, which included a University Gold Medal and countless scholarships, awards, and grants. Calling Calgary home 2011, Dr. Adatia’s goal is to provide world-class retina and cataract care in a timely and compassionate manner. He likes to spend most of his spare time with his two children and has a keen interest in technology and gadgets.

  • Graduated honours in Medicine at the University of Toronto
  • Received University Gold Medal for the highest mark in undergraduate studies
  • Became first Canadian to be accepted into the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in the UK to complete a medical retina fellowship
  • Completed 4 degrees in 6 years including a B.A. in Concentration Psychology, B.A. in Physiology with honours, and B.Sc in Concentration Biochemistry
  • Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and Co-Director of Research in the Division of Ophthalmology