Surgical Specialists of Colorado

K. Vance Mitchell, MD, FACS


Dr. Vance Mitchell is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in robotic surgery. He completed medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus. As a medical student he had special interest in reaching underserved populations which prompted him to volunteer in a free pediatric clinic and complete the LEADS scholar program. He completed a general surgery residency at St Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado. As a resident he followed his passion to treat vulnerable patients by completing a surgical mission to Mwandi, Zambia. Dr. Mitchell received special training in robotic surgery during residency focusing on foregut surgery, colorectal surgery, and hernia repair. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Denver Academy of Surgeons (DAS). While not at work he enjoys hiking, camping, mountain biking, and attending the performing arts with his wife and two kids.

He sees patients at the Golden and Wheat Ridge offices.

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