Janeil Mitchell, MD

About Dr. Mitchell

Performing a wide range of patient procedures, Dr. Mitchell is board-certified in general surgery and fellowship- trained in endocrine surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. As she explains, “The most rewarding part of surgery is bringing expert, individualized care to each patient to create the best possible surgical experience.”

Dr. Mitchell earned her medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine and received residency training in general surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed a surgery research fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School where she was the recipient of the John A. Mannick Surgery Resident Research Award. Dr. Mitchell also completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and served as an instructor there.

Among her affiliations, Dr. Mitchell is a member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, American Thyroid Association and American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Mitchell’s interests outside of work include running, hiking and spending time with her family.


  • Education

  • Duke University | School of Medicine | 2006- 2010 | Doctor of Medicine
  • Duke University, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences | Biology, B.S | Graduation with Distinction English, B.A
  • License/Certification

  • Board Certified in General Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2018-2028
  • Fellow, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2017-2018
  • State of Wisconsin, permanent medical license, 2018
  • Graduate Training

  • Fellowship, Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 2017-2018
  • Fellowship, Surgery Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2012-2014
  • Residency, General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2010-2012;2014-2017
  • Professional Societies

  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2017 | American Thyroid Association Ridgeway Trainee Grant recipient
  • 2014 | Association of Women Surgeons 2 nd place Annual Nina Starr Resident Research Poster Presentation
  • 2013 | John A. Mannick Surgery Resident Research Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • 2009 | Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy Global Health Fellow and Scholarship Recipient
  • 2008 | Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grant
  • 2006 | Duke University Basset Society AMOEBA Scholar
  • 2005 | Graduation with Distinction in Biology, Trinity School of Arts and Sciences, Duke University
  • 2004 | Duke EMAC-Environmental Leadership Award
  • 2004 | Visible Thinking Undergraduate Research Symposium Participant
  • 2003 | Howard Hughes Biology Forum Fellow and Grant Recipient
  • 2003 | Duke Undergraduate Research Support Grant Recipient
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