Dr. Brian Mitchell, DO

Dr. Brian Mitchell, DO

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
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41 y/o
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Dr. Brian Mitchell, DO is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.Read his story

Spokane Ear Nose and Throat

217 W Cataldo Ave

Spokane, WA 99201
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 91% of peers
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Mitchell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mitchell "Dr. Brian Mitchell is fellowship-trained in head and neck surgery/microvascular reconstruction. In conjunction with his partner, Dr. Jeff Bunn, Dr. Mitchell directs the region's dedicated head and neck surgical oncology program. Specializing in state-of-the-art microvascular free tissue transfer reconstructive techniques, transoral laser and transoral robotic surgery, Dr. Mitchell provides care to patients from throughout the region who require advanced surgical care of the head and neck. As part of this, a high volume of thyroid/parathyroid surgery is provided, including surgery for advanced and recurrent disease. In 2010, Dr. Mitchell began the state's first salivary endoscopy program, offering previously unavailable techniques for difficult to treat salivary gland disease. Care of benign and malignant laryngeal-voice disease is an additional emphasis of his practice. Dr. Mitchell currently serves as the medical director for the International Association of Laryngectomees, the primary patient service organization for patients having undergone removal of the larynx (voice box)."

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Mitchell does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mitchell has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Mitchell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mitchell to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Mitchell's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Mitchell, Thank you for helping my mom. She is alive and kicking as a result of her heart and your skills as a surgeon. I know the cancer in her tongue would have taken her and when I met you....it was like I knew you would treat her and all patients you see as if they were your own.....I...more
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Dr. Mitchell is very personable and can get things done in a timely manner. He gets to know his patients personally, and he learns from us. I was a cancer patient with a very unusual side effect of treatment (not his treatment, but radiation following surgery), and after that experience he said...more
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Very caring and compassionate. Took the time to fully explain the prognosis. Provided excellent care.
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