Children's Hospital Colorado
Max Mitchell, MD
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Max Mitchell, MD

Co-Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program
Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

Specialties:
Cardiac Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Conditions:
Heart Valve Diseases, Congenital Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Transplant Surgery, Open Heart Surgery
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specialties:

Cardiac Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

conditions:

Heart Valve Diseases, Congenital Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Transplant Surgery, Open Heart Surgery, Heart Transplant Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Get to know his background

I am interested in neonatal and congenital cardiac surgery, congenital and acquired diseases of the mitral valve, atrioventricular valve repair in children and adults, and pediatric cardiac transplantation.

Undergraduate 1984

University of Denver (CO)

Medical School 1988

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Internship 1989

University of Colorado

Residency 1995

University of Colorado, Surgery

Fellowship 1997

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Thoracic and Cardiac

Fellowship 1998

University of Colorado, Thoracic and Cardiac

Fellowship 1999

The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Top Doctors List (Thoracic Surgery) 2007

Castle Connolly

Health Policy Scholarship Recipient 2007

American College of Surgeons and Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Surgeons" 2009

Consumer's Research Council of America

American's Top Doctors 2009

Castle Connelly

Top Doctor in Denver 2012

Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
5280 Magazine

For Patients:
My research focuses on myocardial preservation and endothelial cell function. I am currently conducting clinical projects studying outcomes following a variety of congenital cardiac surgical conditions. In addition, I have ongoing studies examining biologic differences between normal and pathologic heart valves in pediatric patients.
For Referring Providers:
My research focuses on myocardial preservation and endothelial cell function. I am currently conducting clinical projects studying outcomes following a variety of congenital cardiac surgical conditions. In addition, I have ongoing studies examining biologic differences between normal and pathologic heart valves in pediatric patients.

Co-Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program

Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

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