Dr David Mitchell


Dr David Mitchell is an Upper Gastro-intestinal, Bariatric and General Surgeon based in Brisbane. Dr Mitchell consults and operates at The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside.

Dr Mitchell is a Queensland trained General, Upper Gastro-intestinal & Bariatric Surgeon. After completing a Bachelor of Science in Medical Science at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), David undertook his Medical Degree at the University of Queensland, which he completed in 2007. David commenced General Surgery training at The Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in 2011. Following completion of his Fellowship (FRACS) in 2015, David underwent sub-speciality training in Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery. David completed his first year at one of Australia’s leading Upper Gastro-intestinal and Bariatrics Centres, Concord Hospital in Sydney.

David was then accepted onto the Australian & Aoteroa New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association (AANZGOSA) fellowship training program. He completed two further years of fellowship training at the Royal North Shore Hospital (Sydney) and The Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital (Brisbane). During this time, David furthered his interest in advanced oesophago-gastric cancer, reflux and bariatric surgery. During David’s final year of training, he held the position of University of Queensland Surgical Fellow, continuing his interest in teaching junior doctors and medical students.

David is currently appointed as an Upper Gastro-intestinal & Bariatric Surgeon at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, where he is part of both the Bariatric and Upper Gastro-intestinal Cancer Multi-disciplinary Teams. David is a passionate general surgeon who actively participates in on-call general and trauma surgery. He is a member of AANZGOSA and ANZMOSS and has published and presented on oeosophageal cancer, reflux and bariatric outcomes both nationally and internationally. David is a current AANZGOSA training board member and holds a academic title with The University of Queensland.

Positions Held

  • VMO Upper GI Surgeon – Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
  • VMO Upper GI Surgeon – St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside, Brisbane
  • VMO Upper GI Surgeon – The Wesley Hospital, Brisbane
  • VMO Upper GI Surgeon – St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane
  • Director of Training (General Surgery) – Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
  • AANZGOSA Training Board Member

Contact Information

Phone: (07) 33502533

Email: info@totaluppergisurgery.com.au

Web Address: www.totaluppergisurgeyry.com.au