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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

John D. Mitchell, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac

Board Certified

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John D. Mitchell, MD

Physician

Board Certified

GENDER

Male

LANGUAGE

English

DEPARTMENT

Surgery

Specialty

Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac

Primary Clinic Phone

(303) 724-2799

Locations

Practice Locations

UCHealth Thoracic Surgery - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Court Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Aurora, CO 80045

303-724-2799

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

CU Medicine Thoracic Surgery
Highlands Ranch Specialty Care Center
1500 Park Central Drive Suite 101, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

720-516-1093

UCHealth Surgical Care - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

720-516-1000

National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson St Denver, CO 80206

1-877-225-5654

Clinical Interest for Patients

I am interested in lung cancer, esophageal surgery, airway surgery, lung transplantation, mediastinal disease, surgery for hyperhidrosis, robotic thoracic surgery, and advanced thoracoscopic surgery including VATS lobectomy/segmentectomy.


Specialties

  • Surgery ( 1995 , 2015 )
  • Thoracic and Cardiac ( 1998 , 2016 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Cancers

    Cancer Surgery, Lung Cancer, Thoracic (Tracheal, Esophageal)

  • Surgery

    Adult General Thoracic, Cardiothoracic, Infectious Lung Disease, Lung Transplant, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Robotic, Transplant

Medical Schools

MD, University of Michigan Medical School (1987)


Undergraduate Schools

BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1983)


Internships

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program


Residency Program

Massachusetts General Hospital Program (1994)

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program (1996)

Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program (1996)


American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Member


American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow


American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow


American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, Member


American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member


Bay Area Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member


Colorado Thoracic Society, Member


Denver Academy of Surgery, Member


General Thoracic Surgical Club, Member


International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Member


International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member


Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member


Southwest Oncology Group, Member


Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Member


Grants

Molecular Epidemiology Case-Series Study of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Smoking and Non-Smoking Women and Men. (2006)

Review of Anatomic Lung Resection for Environmental Mycobacterial Disease (2006)

A Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo controlled, Phase 3 Study of Single-agent Tarceva (erlotinib) Following Complete Tumor Resection with or without Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma (2007)

Outcomes for VATS biopsy patients to diagnose ILD (2007)

Comparison of Biomarker Modulation By Inhibition of EGFR and/or SRC Family Kinases Using Erlotinib and Dasatinib in Head and Neck and Lung Cancers (2008)

A Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant Therapy with Cisplatin, Docetaxel, Panitumumab Plus Radiation Therapy Followed by Surgery in Patients with Locally Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Distal Esophagus (2008)

A Phase III Randomized Trial of Lobectomy Versus Sublobar Resection for Small (2 cm or less) Peripheral Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (2008)


information for referring providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

I am interested in thoracic oncology, diseases and surgery of the airway, lung transplantation, advanced thoracoscopic surgery, mediastinal surgery, surgery for infectious lung disease, and esophageal surgery.


Referral Contact Phone: (303) 724-2799