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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Max Mitchell, Co-Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program is Excellent. Dr. Mitchell has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
  • Ventricular Outflow Obstruction

Education & Awards

Dr. Mitchell graduated from George Washington University. He has 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Myocardial Ischemia
Top Doctors List (Thoracic Surgery) Castle Connolly
American's Top Doctors Castle Connelly
Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Surgeons" Consumer's Research Council of America
Health Policy Scholarship Recipient American College of Surgeons and Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Surgeons", Awarding Body: Consumer's Research Council of America, Date: 1/1/2009
Top Doctors List (Thoracic Surgery), Awarding Body: Castle Connolly , Date: 1/1/2007
American's Top Doctors, Awarding Body: Castle Connelly, Date: 1/1/2009
Health Policy Scholarship Recipient, Awarding Body: American College of Surgeons and Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Date: 1/1/2007
Castle Connelly American's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)


Dr. Mitchell has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • University Hospital - Denver 
  • The Children's Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Max Mitchell MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Max Mitchell practice?
Dr. Max Mitchell has 2 office locations.
Dr. Max Mitchell practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Aurora, CO.
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