Kara Mitchell, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Medicine Consult Clinic at UW Medical Center - Northwest, and a UW associate professor of General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Mitchell cares for the medical concerns of patients who are hospitalized after having surgery. She typically meets patients prior to surgery at the Medicine Consult Clinic in order to learn about their medical history and to offer suggestions of ways to reduce the risk of medical complications of surgery.
Dr. Mitchell earned her M.D. from the UW. She wrote several chapters of the Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook, which has sold over 50,000 electronic copies and has been translated into several languages. Her clinical interests include surgical risk stratification, perioperative management of existing medical problems, perioperative management of medications and evaluation and treatment of medical complications of surgery.
In her free time Dr. Mitchell enjoys exploring beaches, hiking, swimming, playing volleyball, and reading.
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine
Medical education, 2002
University of Virginia
Residency, Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine, 2005, American Board of Internal Medicine