John C. Mitchell, DDS

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Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. John Mitchell

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Diplomate, American Dental Board of Anesthesia

Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Pre-dental
1970-1973
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Dental
1973-1977
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
D.D.S.
Post Graduate
1980-1983
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Certificate
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Current Positions:

May 2003 – Present Partner Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of New Mexico
July 2007 – Present Member of Anesthesia Committee for the New Mexico State Board of Dental Health
Jan 2008 – Present Assistant Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section Presbyterian Hospital System

Previous Positions:

July 2006 – June 2008 New Mexico Delegate to the AAOMS House of Delegates
Jan 2006 – Dec 2007 Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section:  Presbyterian Hospital System
July 2004 – June 2006 New Mexico Alternate Delegate to the AAOMS House of Delegates
July 1997- April 2003 Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service
Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
Chief, Department of Dentistry
William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas
June 1997 – Jan 2003 Consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General for Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery
June 1995 – July 1997 Commander, Southwest Regional Dental Command and Fort Bliss
Dental Activity,  Fort Bliss, Texas
Aug 1993 – June 1995 Assistant Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service
Assistant Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas
Sept 1990 – July 1993 Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service
Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado
Dec 1990 – May 1991 Chief Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
144th Evacuation Hospital Riyahd, Saudi Arabia
Nov 1987 – Sept 1990 Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service
67th Evacuation Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany
May 1985 – Nov1987 Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart, Georgia
Aug 1984 – May 1985 Staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart, Georgia

Teaching Experience:

1993 – 2003 Assistant Program Director and Program Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, William Beaumont Army
Medical Center
1990 -1993 Oral Surgery Mentor for AEGD-1yr Program, Fort Carson, Colorado

Memberships:

Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Member Albuquerque District Dental Society
New Mexico Dental Association
Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
American Dental Association
New Mexico Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Omicron Kappa Upsilon

State Licenses:

Central Regional Dental Boards

North Dakota State Dental License

Kentucky State Dental License

New Mexico State Dental License

Texas State Dental License

 

Honors:

March 2003 Service Award form Chief of U. S. Army Dental Corps
March 2003 Legion of Merit Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster)
October 1997 Legion of Merit Medal
August 1995 “A” Proficiency Designator (Full Professor Equivalent)
March 1994 Order of Military Medical Merit
June 1993 Meritorious Service Medal (2nd  Oak Leaf Cluster)
May 1991 Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster)
December 1990 Meritorious Service Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster)
November 1987 Meritorious Service Medal
September 1978 Army Commendation Medal
May 1977 Iowa Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student of the Year
April 1977 Elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Fraternity
July 1975 U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Winner
May 1974 Mosby Book Award for Academic Achievement

Presentations to Professional Groups:

Orthognathic Surgical Treatment of Dento-Facial Deformities, U S Army DENTAC and Winn ACH Staff, Fort Stewart, Georgia, September 1985

Early Management of Maxillofacial Injuries, U S Army DENTAC, Fort Stewart, Georgia, May 1986

Use of Tubes in Management of Trauma Victims, U S Army DENTAC, Fort Stewart Georgia, September 1986

I.V. Fluid Therapy, U S Army DENTAC, Fort Stewart, Georgia, March 1987

Temporo-mandibular Joint Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment, U S Army DENTAC, Wuerzburg, Germany, April 1988

Exodontia Tricks and Techniques, U S Army DENTAC, Wuerzburg, Germany, September 1988

Early Management of Maxillofacial Trauma, Society of European Physicians Assistants Medical Conference, Hoechberg, Germany February, 1989

Orthognathic Surgery,  DENTAC and MEDDAC, Berlin, Germany, March 1989

Forensic Dentistry, US Army DENTAC, Wuerzburg, Germany April 1989

Preprosthetic Surgery, U S Army DENTAC, Wuerzburg, Germany, November,1989

Maxillofacial Trauma, DENTAC and MEDDAC, Berlin, Germany, April 1990

Combined Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery, U S Army DENTAC, Wuerzburg, Germany, May1990

Maxillofacial Trauma: Diagnosis, US Army DENTAC , Fort Carson, Colorado, August 1991

Correction of Dento-Facial Deformities, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, August 1991

Maxillofacial Trauma: Early and Definitive Treatment, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, September 1991

Management of Soft Tissue Injuries, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, November, 1991

Course Director for Inhalation Sedation Course, AEGD-1yr Residents, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, November 1991

Intravenous Access and Fluid Management, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, March 1992

Shock – Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, July 1992

Suturing Techniques for Management of Facial Lacerations, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, October 1992

Course Director and Primary Lecturer, Conscious Sedation Course, AEGD-1yr Residents, US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado, January 1993

Diagnosis and Management of Maxillofacial Trauma, Annual Dental Symposium, Fort Carson, Colorado, April 1993

Complex Dento Alveolar Surgery, Northern Mexico Dental Specialty Academy, Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, October 1993

Consultant Visit, Various Topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, AEGD 2-yr and Orthodontic Residencies, (9 hrs), US Army DENTAC, Fort Knox, Kentucky, May 1994

Reactor Panel for Scientific Abstract Session, Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, September 1994

Pharmacology II, ACLS Course, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso Texas, October 1994

Orthognathic Surgery Overview, US Army DENTAC, Fort Bliss, Texas, February 1995

Maxillofacial Injuries, US Army DENTAC, Fort Bliss, Texas, March 1997

Maxillofacial Trauma – Diagnosis and Early Management, Dental Officers and Staff, 49th Medical Group/MGD, Holloman AFB, New Mexico, April 1997

Overview of Orthognathic Surgery, WBAMC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium, Fort Bliss, Texas May 1997

Dental Implants: Their Effect on Treatment Planning in the 21st Century, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2000

Complications in Orthognathic Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Brooke Army Medical Center, June 2001

Consultant Visit, Various Topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (12 hrs of Seminar) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, January 2002

Maxillofacial Trauma: Diagnosis and Early Treatment, Oral Surgery Short Course, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, May 2002

Dental Implants for the 21st Century and Medical Management of the Dental Patient, Oral Surgery Symposium for the New Mexico Academy of General Dentistry, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May, 2003

Recent Major Advances in Implant Dentistry,  Southern California Academy of General Dentistry, Beaver Creek, Colorado, February, 2004

 

Military Service:

August 1975 – July 1977 US Army Reserve
July 1977 – August 1977 US Army Dental Corps Officer Basic Course Fort Sam Houston, Texas
August 1977 – August 1978 General Dentistry Officer Camp Casey, Korea
September 1978- July 1980 General Dentistry Officer
Letterman Army Medical Center San Francisco, California
August 1984 – November 1987 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Fort Stewart, Georgia
November 1987 – September 1990 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon 67th EVAC Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany
September 1990 – December 1990 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado
January 1991 – May 1991 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon 144th EVAC Hospital, Riyahd, Saudi Arabia
June 1991 – July 1993 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon US Army DENTAC, Fort Carson, Colorado
July 1993 – June 1995 Assistant Program Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
William Beaumont Army Medical Center El Paso, Texas
June 1995 – July 1997 Commander
Southwest Regional Dental Command and US Army DENTAC, Fort Bliss, Texas
July 1997 – June 2003 Program Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
William Beaumont Army Medical Center El Paso, Texas