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Bryan Mitchell, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Spokane and Colville, WA specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic hip, shoulder and knee replacement surgery.

Bryan S. Mitchell, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Pediatric, Sports Medicine
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Patient Rating

4.4 / 5

16528 E. Desmet Court
Suite A2200
Spokane Valley, WA 99016
P: (509) 944-8920
F: (509) 227-7070

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Overview

Gender

Male

Licenses

Washington

Expertise

Sports Medicine and general orthopedics, including hip, shoulder and knee arthroscopy.

Education

Medical School

Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH

Internship

University of Rochester - Rochester, NY

Residency

University of Rochester - Rochester, NY

Fellowship

Aspen Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - Aspen, CO

Achievements

Awards & Achievements

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Student Research Fellow
  • Dartmouth Mosenthal Surgical Society Member
  • Freddie Fu Outstanding Medical Student Award in Orthopaedics
  • Goldstein Award for Orthopaedic Research, University of Rochester
  • Resident Travel Award/Grant, one of top abstracts at EOA - 2009
  • Kenneth E. DeHaven Resident Award in Orthopaedics

Publications

A comparison of osteoblast activity indicators and mineral apposition rate in a sheep model.
Transactions of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, podium presentation, Reno, NV.

Abdu, WA. Mitchell, BS. The Impact of Self-Reported Health on the Outcomes of Spine Patents.
Podium presentation at 2004 meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. Porto, Portugal.

Bone remodeling in a sheep femur.
Spine 29(6)i, March 15, 2004

R.D. Bloebaum, B.M. Willie, BS Mitchell, A.A. Hofmann. Relationship between bone ingrowth, mineral apposition rate, and osteoblast activity.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2007;81A(2):505-514.

Book Chapter - Goldblatt, JP. Mitchell, BS. The Stiff Shoulder: Planning and Treatment Options
Operative Arthroscopy, 4th ed. LWW.

Mitchell, BS. Lindsay, LR. Reynolds, DG. Goldblatt, JP. Maloney, MD. Voloshin, I. How Much Disruption of the Anterior Deltoid is Safe with Acromioplasty? A Cadaveric Biomechanical Study.
Podium presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Paradise Island, Bahamas June 2009.

Mitchell, BS. Purnell, MM. Type IV Tibial plateau fractures: skier’s variant.
Podium presentation at International Society for Ski and Snowboard Safety (ISSS), Keystone, CO May 2011.

Mitchell, BS. Osteoporosis and fracture patients: molecular mechanisms and solutions.
Presented at Grand Rounds Aspen Valley Hospital, March 2011.

Mitchell, BS. Anatomy of the posterior cruciate ligament and osteology of its insertions.
Presented at Grand Rounds Aspen Valley Hospital, June 2011.

Madsen, WY. Mitchell, BS. Kates, SL. Successful retrieval of dislocated femoral trial head during total hip arthroplasty.
J Arthroplasty. 2011, Sept 30.

Mitchell, BS. Hip Pain and Arthroscopy: Keeping it simple.
Presented at the Spokane Pain Conference, Spokane, WA Sept 2012.

Professional Organizations

  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Interests

Medical Interests

  • Hip arthroscopy: femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) surgery, labral repair and reconstruction.
  • Shoulder arthroscopy: arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, labral repair, instability surgery.
  • Knee arthroscopy: anatomic ACL reconstruction, Cartilage restoration procedures, multiple ligament reconstructions, mensical surgery, patellofemoral realignment.
  • Sports Trauma: tibial plateau fractures, clavicle fractures.

Personal Interests

  • Outdoors activities with family
  • Golf
  • Mountain biking
  • Fly-fishing
  • Back-country skiing

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.4 out of 5 (67 Ratings, 23 Comments)

100

04/05/2016
Was very appreciative of Dr. Mitchell's willing to answer all of my questions and not recommend he do surgery (will have surgery in my hometown). I appreciated his candor and honesty.
Providence Health & Services Patient
50

04/03/2016
[...] it's been nearly two weeks since my appointment at your facility I was told by the doctor who saw me that he would be in touch with me via email regarding a prescription for physical therapy. To date, nothing. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/30/2016
Did not like the protocol for getting an appt. but once dr. review done scheduled promptly.
Providence Health & Services Patient
70

03/20/2016
Really bad system for checking in at Dr Mitchell's office. The receptionist is very rude- I don't even know what she does if she refuses to check you in and redirects you back downstairs. Most of the people coming in had some sort of medical issue that makes it difficult to get around- and you are rudely going to redirect them back downstairs. Really bad system. Dr Mitchell seems great. Will know better after surgery.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/08/2016
Dr. Mitchell was very informative, and made sure I understood the steps that lie ahead.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/28/2016
I like my doctors [...] Byron Michell was great. [...] Fixed my shoulder & knee from a fall.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/14/2016
Dr. Mitchell worked me right into a injection procedure. Very intuned to my needs.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/31/2016
Excellent thorough care.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/13/2016
Fantastic physician. Friendly, very easy to talk to. Would recommend to anyone.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

12/27/2015
Better than most. And between myself and my Mother whom I care for, we see a lot of medical providers.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/10/2015
Great.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/01/2015
Brian was great!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

10/25/2015
dr Mitchell listened to my questions/concerns & took time to explain answers looking at my X-Ray & MRI
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/06/2015
I had a great experience w/Dr. Mitchell. He was thorough in his exam of my knee & took time to listen & answer ALL questions for me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/26/2015
Dr. Mitchell shows & explains what he's look at on X Rays, what his thought processes are on different treatments as well as advantages & disadvantages to each of them.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

08/17/2015
There were 2 times when it took a few days to get back to me. One time I had to call again to get a nurse or tech to get back to me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

08/10/2015
Dr. Mitchell is fine. His support staff is not very courteous or helpful and they don't get anything done. I'm still waiting for his office to send a referral to my insurance company to authorize surgery [...]. I'm very frustrated as this surgery MUST be done before my deductible resets [...]. His secretary is not kind when I've spoken to her in the past.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/06/2015
The Spokane Valley Medical Center was amazing in both visual and technological appeal. The tech created an extremely efficient system by which wait time was zero and service was excellent. Definitely a model Providence should use elsewhere.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/13/2015
Dr Mitchell or as he introduced himself as Brian was a great listener and than explained fully what is wrong with me and ordered a test to confirm it! excellent provider. I have full confidence in his knowledge and expertise! he is great!!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/01/2015
I have never been treated so well. I wish that I could have him for all my medical needs.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

06/28/2015
Dr. Mitchell and the rest of the staff were very friendly, efficient, courteous, and caring.
Providence Health & Services Patient
50

06/25/2015
His attitude affects me the wrong way. States there is nothing wrong with me - but if I question him - then states he could do surgery to correct my problem.
Providence Health & Services Patient
10

06/11/2015
I was being seen for bi-lateral knee pain, the doctor never even touched my knee, he just looked at my x-ray and said I need PT. When I asked about what I can do about my 7-8/10 knee pain (when it is at its worse) he gave me a lecture about the how addictive narcotic pain killers are, said he was prescribing something totally new to me, no explanation about how they work to help ease pain, for example, steroid?. [...] He has absolutely no idea about my physical activity level as he didn't even bother to ask. [...] And finally, I was told that I needed physical therapy, which I am more than happy to try, but here it is, over two weeks later and I have heard nothing. [...]. so here I sit, still having knee pain.
Providence Health & Services Patient