Dr. James Samuel Mitchener MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. James Mitchener is a plastic surgeon in Roanoke, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carilion Medical Center and Lewis-Gale Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Mitchener accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Carilion Medical Center and one of 6 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery, Hand

Clinical Interests: Skin cancer, Cosmetic surgery, Hand, plastic surgery, hand surgery, skin cancer, melanoma

Education & Medical Training

Union Memorial Hospital
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1988–1989

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1986–1988

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1986

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 22 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 19 years in Hand Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 25 years in Surgery

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Histological and biochemical studies of vascular autografts.
McCann, R. L., Larson, R. M., Mitchener, J. S., Hagen, P. O.

Splenectomy in hematologic disorders. The ever-changing indications.
Wilhelm, M. C., Jones, R. E., McGehee, R., Mitchener, J. S., Sandusky, W. R., Hess, C. E.

Cellular autophagocytosis induced by deprivation of serum and amino acids in HeLa cells.
Mitchener, J. S., Shelburne, J. D., Bradford, W. D., Hawkins, H. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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