David Mitchell MBBS BDS FDSRCPS FDSRCS (Eng) FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Eng) FRCS (OMFS) Consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals & honorary consultant and senior lecturer Leeds Teaching Hospitals.
Current Editor of BJOMS, David Mitchell is primarily a subspecialist in maxillofacial oncological and reconstructive surgery and lead for head and neck cancer services in his hospital having started as a well travelled (and worn) DGH consultant in February 1998.
The first Raven Department of Education specialist tutor in OMFS for the RCS England 2001-2006, after years as an ATLS and TtT instructor, he now combines education and flaps as co-director of flap raising and microvascular courses in Aachen, Berlin, Bochum and Munich.
A former elected council member of BAOMS he currently represents the association and the FDSRCS on the RCS cancer services committee. He remains honorary tutor to the FDSRCS England. His research interests centre on oncology survivorship, reconstruction and specific QoL issues in cancer survivors.
An author of 6 editions of 1 textbook, 2 of another, 3 course manuals, parts of the ISCP OMFS curriculum 2007 and 2009, too many FRCS MCQs, in addition to 175 journal publications, he’s got a bit tired with writing and as Editor of BJOMS wants to encourage others to face the blank sheet.