Dr. William Mitchell, MD

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Non-Surgical Orthopedics | Male

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
Dr. William Mitchell, MD
William Mitchell, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist. He cares for patients with all kinds of thoracic cancer, including lung cancer, mesothelioma and thymomas. As director of Palliative Care, Dr. Mitchell also oversees the care provided by a multidisciplinary team which aims to improve the quality of life for those with serious or life-threatening diseases. Dr. Mitchell is passionate about educating future generations of doctors and integrating palliative care into all levels of patient care. As an advocate for palliative care, he believes in treating the patient as a whole rather than just treating the disease—which can mean preventing or treating side effects or symptoms, or providing support for psychosocial or spiritual issues.

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Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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William Mitchell, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist. He cares for patients with all kinds of thoracic cancer, including lung cancer, mesothelioma and thymomas. 

As director of Palliative Care, Dr. Mitchell also oversees the care provided by a multidisciplinary team which aims to improve the quality of life for those with serious or life-threatening diseases.

Dr. Mitchell is passionate about educating future generations of doctors and integrating palliative care into all levels of patient care. As an advocate for palliative care, he believes in treating the patient as a whole rather than just treating the disease—which can mean preventing or treating side effects or symptoms, or providing support for psychosocial or spiritual issues.

Dr. Mitchell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  •  Board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA

    Graduated in 1972

    Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy