Dr. Justin S. Mitchell originates from the small rural town of Thompson, Ohio. His service in the United States Army as a hand surgeon brought him to El Paso to serve the active duty and retiree community of military veterans from Ft. Bliss and the surrounding areas. He was deployed to Afghanistan and returned to serve as the Chief of Hand Surgery at WBAMC. After fulfilling his commitment to the military, Dr. Mitchell now practices hand surgery in El Paso, where he finds a sense of family and community to foster his profession and family roots.
Dr. Mitchell is a very accomplished orthopedic surgeon. After receiving his Bachelors Degree in Biology from Gannon University in Erie, PA, he attended medical School at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Mitchell subsequently returned to Ohio to complete his Orthopedic Surgery Residency in the Cleveland Clinic Health System and finished his Hand Surgery Fellowship at the congressionally designated Curtis National Hand Center in conjunction with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C. During his time in residency and fellowship, he was mentored by world-renowned hand surgeons including Thomas Graham MD, William Seitz Jr. MD, Peter Evans MD, PhD.
Dr. Mitchell is joined in El Paso with wife, Dr. Nicole Tong Mitchell, son Christian and daughter Emma.