Dr. James Mitchell received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed additional training in Anatomic Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia University Medical Center), as well as focused fellowship training in general surgical pathology and gastrointestinal and liver pathology at Columbia University Medical Center. His practice focuses on neoplastic and inflammatory pathology with an emphasis on the liver and the gastrointestinal tract. 


Medical School
UT Medical Branch at Galveston (2010)
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) (2013), Anatomic Pathology
Columbia University Medical Center (2014), Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology
Columbia University Medical Center (2015), Surgical Pathology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Histopathologic Manifestations of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy-Associated Gastrointestinal Tract Injury: A Practical Review.
Mitchell JM, Karamchandani DM, Surg Pathol Clin 2023 Dec 16 4 703-718
Alpha-Fetoprotein-Producing Esophageal Adenocarcinoma With Enteroblastic, Yolk Sac Tumor-Like, and Hepatoid Carcinoma Differentiation: A Rare Case and Literature Review.
Shore KT, Phelps KC, Balani J, Mitchell JM, Int J Surg Pathol 2022 Dec 10668969221142041
SARS-CoV-2-related Hypercoagulable State Leading to Ischemic Enteritis Secondary to Superior Mesenteric Artery Thrombosis.
Mitchell JM, Rakheja D, Gopal P, Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2020 Jun
Cutaneous signet-ring cell squamous cell carcinoma
Findeis S, Readinger A, Mitchell, JM, and Agarwal A Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 2020 424-426
The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Ki67 in The Management of Non-Functioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Cui Y, Khanna LG, Saqi A, Crapanzano JP, Mitchell JM, Sethi A, Gonda TA, Kluger MD, Schrope BA, Allendorf J, Chabot JA, Poneros JM, Clin Endosc 2019 Jul
First live birth after uterus transplantation in the United States.
Testa G, McKenna GJ, Gunby RT, Anthony T, Koon EC, Warren AM, Putman JM, Zhang L, dePrisco G, Mitchell JM, Wallis K, Klintmalm GB, Olausson M, Johannesson L, Am. J. Transplant. 2018 05 18 5 1270-1274
Living Donor Uterus Transplantation: A Single Center's Observations and Lessons Learned From Early Setbacks to Technical Success.
Testa G, Koon EC, Johannesson L, McKenna GJ, Anthony T, Klintmalm GB, Gunby RT, Warren AM, Putman JM, dePrisco G, Mitchell JM, Wallis K, Olausson M, Am. J. Transplant. 2017 Nov 17 11 2901-2910
Combination of liver biopsy with MELD-XI scores for post-transplant outcome prediction in patients with advanced heart failure and suspected liver dysfunction.
Farr M, Mitchell J, Lippel M, Kato TS, Jin Z, Ippolito P, Dove L, Jorde UP, Takayama H, Emond J, Naka Y, Mancini D, Lefkowitch JH, Schulze PC, J. Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Jul 34 7 873-82
Molecular and histologic considerations in the assessment of serrated polyps.
Yang HM, Mitchell JM, Sepulveda JL, Sepulveda AR, Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2015 Jun 139 6 730-41
Unresolved pulmonary embolism leading to a diagnosis of pulmonary artery sarcoma.
GutiƩrrez A, Sauler M, Mitchell JM, Siegel MD, Trow TK, Bacchetta M, Fares WH, Heart Lung 2014 Nov-Dec 43 6 574-6

Honors & Awards

  • Vernie A. Stembridge Faculty Teaching Award for Anatomic Pathology

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (2021)
  • College of American Pathologists (2010)
  • Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society (2020)
  • Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society (2020)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2010)