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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Mitchell, Associate Professor of Surgery is Good. Dr. Mitchell has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Mitchell, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation

Education & Awards

Dr. Mitchell graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 8 awards.

America's Top Doctor Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor
Top Doctor 5280 Magazine
Donald B. Doty Educational Award Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Pioneer Award University of Colorado Hospital
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Mitchell has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Denver Health Medical Center 
  • The Children's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Douglas Mitchell MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. John D. Mitchell practice?
Dr. John Mitchell has 1 office location.
Dr. John Mitchell practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Aurora, CO.
See Aurora Cardiothoracic Surgeons.