Douglas Mitchell

"This has been a fantastic community in which to raise my children."

Dr. Douglas Mitchell

(757) 668-6700
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Infectious Disease


Medical School: University of Michigan

Residency: Children's Medical Center of Dayton

Fellowship: University of Texas Medical School

Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Medical School


Dr. Mitchell arrived at Eastern Virginia Medical School and CHKD in 1992, joining the fledgling Center for Pediatric Research. He advanced to the academic rank of professor of Pediatrics at EVMS in 2006. 

After 12 challenging and exciting years in full-time academics conducting research on infectious diarrhea and pediatric immunizations, he returned to his origins of providing general pediatric care and loves seeing patients every day.

He is the medical director for the 18 practices in the Children’s Medical Group, a role he has served since 2014. This role provides clinical leadership for strategic planning, quality improvement, community relations and program development.

Research Area
  • Pediatric immunizations
Clinical Interests
  • International adoption and travel medicine
  • Foster care
  • Immunizations
  • Pediatric infections
  • Clinical research
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Clinical informatics
Honors & Awards
Community Involvement
  • Virginia Department of Health Immunization Advisory Committee
  • Boy Scouts of America adult leader for 21 years
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church member and choir member
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